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Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

May 2, 2014 | 12:01 am

Gov. Brown Skeptical of More Affirmative Action, Anti-Corruption Laws

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In wide-ranging interview, governor talks about the environment, political tradition and re-election.

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Chinese-American Political Power Comes of Age in Affirmative Action Fight

April 1, 2014 | 3:21 pm

Chinese-American Political Power Comes of Age in Affirmative Action Fight

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In killing bill by California Democrats this year, they are demonstrating a growing political power.

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Bill to Restore College Affirmative Action Hits Roadblock

March 17, 2014 | 2:27 pm

Bill to Restore College Affirmative Action Hits Roadblock

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Assembly speaker halts consideration of proposal amid backlash from many Asian Americans in California.

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Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

March 14, 2014 | 3:17 pm

Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

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Los Angeles-area lawmaker wants to restore racial preferences for students applying to state’s colleges.

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Supreme Court Sends Texas Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court

June 24, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Supreme Court Sends Texas Affirmative Action Case Back to Lower Court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court’s 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many of the basic questions about the continued use of race as a factor in college admissions. Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the court, said […]

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Sotomayor Gives Views on Affirmative Action

January 29, 2013 | 1:45 pm

Sotomayor Gives Views on Affirmative Action

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by Jonathan Roisman The U.S. Supreme Court’s only Hispanic said on Monday that she often disagrees with the court’s only African American when it comes to affirmative action. Speaking on KQED’s Forum, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said she is more often in favor than her colleague, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. “Both of us recognize fully […]

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April 2, 2012 | 12:56 pm

Federal Appeals Court Upholds California’s Affirmative Action Ban

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Affirmative action proponents took a hit Monday as a federal appeals court panel upheld California’s ban on using race, ethnicity and gender in admitting students to public colleges and universities. The ruling marked the second time the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals turned back a challenge to the state’s landmark […]

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September 29, 2011 | 2:20 pm

Video: The Taiwanese Animators on UC Berkeley Republican Bake Sale

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Next Media Animation, aka the Taiwanese animators, have filed a report on the “increase diversity bake sale” by UC Berkeley Republicans the other day. The video mysteriously omits the main component of the satirical student stunt — charging caucasians more for baked goods than customers from other races were asked to pay. Maybe it’s hard […]

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September 27, 2011 | 3:55 pm

Photos: Republican “Diversity Bake Sale”

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Caitlin Esch is covering the bake-sale to do at UC Berkeley today and snapped the photos below. The “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” is being held by Berkeley College Republicans. The event, intended as a satirical protest against SB 185, affirmative action legislation being considered by Gov. Jerry Brown, prices baked good lower for non-white students. […]

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Berkeley College Republican, Student President Debate “Diversity Bake Sale”

September 27, 2011 | 1:52 pm

Berkeley College Republican, Student President Debate “Diversity Bake Sale”

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The Daily Cal is live-blogging now the “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” at UC Berkeley by the university’s College Republicans. The event, intended as a satirical protest against SB 185, affirmative action legislation being considered by Gov. Jerry Brown, prices baked good lower for non-white students. From The Daily Cal: “Under the pricing structure, white students […]

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