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  • Race and college admission: A volatile issue

    First, we should remember that Brooke Kimbrough is still in high school. She is, as the Beatles once sang, just 17. So even if she ruffled feathers this past week claiming she should have been admitted to the University of Michigan -- despite lower...
  • O'Beck headed to Michigan

    Newport Harbor High senior Christina O'Beck has committed to the University of Michigan for women's water polo, she said Friday. O'Beck was the leading scorer this past winter for the Sailors. The team's primary center, she had 66 goals, helping...
  • User Manuel: UConn AD Knows Both Sides Of NCAA Issues

    User Manuel: UConn AD Knows Both Sides Of NCAA Issues
    On a Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall when the eyes of American sports were on what's next for many of college's premier athletes, the truth is that the most sweeping and controversial matters involve what those athletes are leaving behind. Yes,...
  • Review: 'Age of Ambition' by Evan Osnos

    Review: 'Age of Ambition' by Evan Osnos
    It's hard to convey China's transformations to two kinds of people: people who have never been there and people who have just been there for the first time. Experiencing China in 2014 for the first time, many Americans are struck by the modernity of...
  • Portillo's sale an entree to red-hot founder debate

    Portillo's sale an entree to red-hot founder debate
    You bet your buns we're devoted to our hot dogs and sausages here in Chicago, so news of coming upheaval on the red-hot front has been a little hard for local gourmands to digest. As we were coming to terms with the news that Dick Portillo effectively...
  • Obama hopes to win over voters with renewed focus on climate change

    Obama hopes to win over voters with renewed focus on climate change
    President Obama capped a weeklong focus on climate change with a push for greater energy efficiency, a pitch particularly attuned to reaching two groups: big-dollar donors in the green movement and activists once inspired by his 2008 ambition to heal...
  • Donald Bogue, University of Chicago sociologist, 1918-2014

     Donald Bogue, University of Chicago sociologist, 1918-2014
    Donald Bogue, a longtime sociology professor at the University of Chicago and a widely regarded demographer, studied the movement and habits of people on distant continents as well as closer to home. Mr. Bogue, 96, died of natural causes Monday, April...
  • Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action

    WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of racial affirmative action in its state universities Tuesday, ruling that voters are entitled to decide the issue. The 6-2 decision clears away constitutional challenges to...
  • High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan

    High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan
    The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday dealt a blow to affirmative action, upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences at Michigan's state-run universities in a decision that may spur similar initiatives elsewhere. On a 6-2 vote, the court rejected a...
  • Affirmative action banned? It's not that simple.

    "Supreme Court rules against affirmative action." That is likely to be a common shorthand description of Tuesday's decision upholding the constitutionality of Michigan's ban on the use of racial preferences in admission to state universities. But it's...
  • Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt another blow to affirmative action Tuesday, upholding the decision of Michigan voters — and by implication similar bans in California and six other states — to forbid the use of race as a factor in...