FROM Sylvia Hurtado
Admissions Post-Prop 209 Nearly 20 years ago, California banned affirmative action for its colleges and universities after voters adopted Prop 209. And yet, the University of California announced that for the first time, more Latinos were offered admission than whites.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.