Harvard Agrees to Turn Over Records Amid Discrimination Inquiry

The university agreed to turn over confidential documents to the Justice Department, which is investigating whether it has discriminated against Asian-American applicants.

He Took On the Voting Rights Act and Won. Now He’s Taking On Harvard.

Edward Blum, who has orchestrated more than two dozen lawsuits challenging racial preference laws, is now fighting affirmative action in the Ivies.

What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything)

The admissions process is a maddening mishmash of competing objectives, and an attempt to measure the unmeasurable: you. No, it isn’t fair, and likely never will be.

Feature: What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity By JAY CASPIAN KANG August 9, 2017 By JAY CASPIAN KANG August 9, 2017 Pocono Pines, Pa., is a two-hour drive from New York City. After you...

The History of Affirmative Action

In the latest case involving affirmative action, the Justice Department is going to investigate possible discrimination against Asian-Americans in college admissions.