Is Harvard’s Admission Process Rigged Against Asian Americans?

  No sufferings by black Americans, past or present, can justify admitting white students to an elite San Francisco public high school over better-qualified Chinese American students who applied —Thomas Sowell   Why do Asian Americans consistently suffer from the lowest admission rate to Harvard University? Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), an organization representing Asian American students, raised the question in November 2014. This week, the Ivy League school finally went on trial for its alleged discrimination against Asian American applicants. Every year, Harvard goes through more than 40,000 applicants…

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Trump Asks Mike Pompeo to Cancel Trip to North Korea

President Donald Trump recently asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to skip a scheduled trip to North Korea. Trump’s request has, therefore, put a halt to negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea regarding the latter’s denuclearization. The president’s request was made in response to North Korea’s notorious lack of action regarding denuclearization. In a series of tweets on Friday, Trump wrote: I have asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to go to North Korea, at this time, because I feel we are not making sufficient progress with respect…

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Disney Set to Pay Full-Tuition For Over 80K of Its Hourly Workers

Some of The Walt Disney Company’s employees recently received great news from their employers. Several thousand of Disney’s workers are set to receive a full-tuition payment from their employers. These workers will be able to use the funds towards either a college degree or a high school diploma. Employees may also use the payments to learn a new skill. Eighty thousand hourly workers will be eligible for Disney’s new program. Some workers will enroll in online classes starting this fall. The company began its “Disney Aspire” program with a $50…

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U.S. Stocks At All-Time High, Reports of Longest Bull Market Ever

U.S. stocks have been trending upwards recently, reaching an all-time high on Tuesday. U.S. stocks previously reached a record high in late January. The recent upward trend can mainly be attributed to tech and utility companies. S&P 500 set a new intra-day record of 2,872.93 at 1:00 PM, finishing with 2,873.23 later on the day. This achievement was only strengthened by the fact that, after Wednesday, the United States will have reached its longest bull market ever. These two record-breaking achievements come after a drop in U.S. stocks occurred in February. While this…

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High School Principal Apologizes After Sexist Dress Code Video Goes Viral

The principal of Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas has apologized to parents after a video which was intended to showcase the school’s dress code drew massive criticism. Many have stated that the premise of the video is sexist, as it only portrays female students violating the dress code The video begins with a shot of teen girls walking through the school’s hallways while wearing shorts as M.I.A.’s song “Bad Girls” plays in the background. A faculty member confronts the students and leads them into a classroom which is labeled…

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