Browsing the "Race" Tag

“Hey black people, old people, poor people and students.”

October 1st, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

By now I’m sure many of you have heard about the new voter identification laws that some states are beginning


Signs and Society: Acting Without Thinking

April 12th, 2012 | by SamanthaTritsch

Signs dictate action. If we see a green traffic light, we know that means we can go. If we see


They Can’t All Be Bad Kids: Inequality in the Disciplinary System

March 14th, 2012 | by Michelle Lu

“The sad fact is that minority students across America face much harsher discipline than non-minorities—even within the same school.” On


Jeremy Lin – Race Matters

February 15th, 2012 | by Michelle Lu

When Jeremy Lin led the Knicks to victory against the Lakers last Friday, I was at home, spending time with


The Demography of Twitter

September 16th, 2011 | by Mike Guisinger

I don’t have a Twitter, and I’ve never really wanted one; tweeting doesn’t compute with me. It’s always seemed a little simplistic to me with its 140 character limit. Granted, you could write a subtle, breathtaking poem in 140 characters, though that doesn’t seem to be the kind of thing most people are posting from their smart phones during class


The Future of Affirmative Action

September 14th, 2011 | by Aaron Bekemeyer

There is an ongoing war in Michigan on the status of affirmative action in higher education, and a new chapter of this conflict opened on July 1: the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision in support of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (or Proposal 2)


You’re More Like Mel Gibson Than You Think

October 13th, 2010 | by Ben Krawitz

Are you white? Well, odds are that you subconsciously hold some racist beliefs. Yale university has developed a new experimental method called the Implicit Association



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