Sunday, October 20

The House Committee on Education and Labor introduced legislation Tuesday that could overhaul the higher education system. The College Affordability Act would update the Higher Education Act for the first time in over 10 years using about $400 billion in funding. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The House Committee on Education and Labor introduced legislation Tuesday that could overhaul the higher education system. The College Affordability Act would update the Higher Education Act for the first time in over 10 years using about $400 billion in funding. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (right) and California state Sen. Susan Rubio (left) participated in a roundtable discussion on campus Friday morning on domestic violence. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (right) and California state Sen. Susan Rubio (left) participated in a roundtable discussion on campus Friday morning on domestic violence. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Sept. 16 to establish a $20 million public awareness campaign to educate people on the perils of vaping cannabis and nicotine products. The decision follows an increase in cases of vaping-related lung illnesses. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Sept. 16 to establish a $20 million public awareness campaign to educate people on the perils of vaping cannabis and nicotine products. The decision follows an increase in cases of vaping-related lung illnesses. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Members of Westwood and Los Angeles hosted an event to help homeless people get access to essential services April 24. A UCLA study found that health problems play a significant role in why homeless people lose access to housing. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)
Members of Westwood and Los Angeles hosted an event to help homeless people get access to essential services April 24. A UCLA study found that health problems play a significant role in why homeless people lose access to housing. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic presidential candidate from El Paso, Texas, spoke to hundreds of supporters at La Casa Del Mexicano cultural center in Boyle Heights. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic presidential candidate from El Paso, Texas, spoke to hundreds of supporters at La Casa Del Mexicano cultural center in Boyle Heights. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Harvard University did not discriminate against Asian American students in their admissions process. The lawsuit was initially filed in 2014 by Students for Fair Admissions, a group representing Asian American students rejected from Harvard. (Courtesy of Sackton)

Federal ruling in Harvard’s favor has broader implications for affirmative action

A recent ruling in a discrimination case against Harvard University may have larger implications for the American college admissions process, experts and students said. Students for Fair Admissions, a nonprofit representing a group of Asian American students rejected from Harvard, filed a lawsuit against the university in 2014 claiming Harvard used affirmative action to discriminate against Asian American students. Read more...

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Harvard University did not discriminate against Asian American students in their admissions process. The lawsuit was initially filed in 2014 by Students for Fair Admissions, a group representing Asian American students rejected from Harvard. (Courtesy of Sackton)

Alex Padilla, the California secretary of state, spoke at an event for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on Thursday. He said his office is currently working on increasing voter participation and enforcing voter security. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)
Alex Padilla, the California secretary of state, spoke at an event for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on Thursday. He said his office is currently working on increasing voter participation and enforcing voter security. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)


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