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Isabel Ting


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U. backs Harvard in lawsuit alleging bias against Asian-Americans

In an email statement, Assistant Vice President for Communications Daniel Day confirmed the University’s support for the inclusion of race in college applications. Day pointed to President Christopher Eisgruber ’83’s response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2016 decision in Fisher v. Texas and a 2015 compliance review of the University’s undergraduate admission process by the Office for Civil Rights.


Online job posting for US Border Protection generates controversy

Students are expressing outrage over a posting on Handshake, a job recruitment platform, for a position as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer. The posting is not new, but many students are now deeming it unacceptable, especially in light of new information about the federal government’s family separation policy.


Remembering Dr. Adel Mahmoud, a leader in global health

An innovator in the world of vaccines, Mahmoud was known for his focus on saving lives and his consistent empathy. After creating better and more widely available vaccines as the president of Merck Vaccines and Case Western Reserve University’s department of medicine, Mahmoud would go on to join the University community as a professor, brightening the days of colleagues and students alike.


Students gather at town hall to ‘Ban the Box’

On Tuesday, student organizations hosted the “Ban the Box” town hall to encourage student discussion and awareness about the University’s inquiry about applicants’ conviction history in the undergraduate application process. 


Fifth Honor Code referendum passes despite opposition

Undergraduate Student Government President Rachel Yee ’19 agreed that the referendum will emphasize the importance of USG elections, since the USG will help arbitrate the review of the clerk or chair in the evaluation committee.  “We will be working closely with the referendum to make sure it is implementable,” Yee said. “We will keep everyone informed on what the process looks like after we figure out how it will be implemented.” 


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