The plaintiffs, the Students for Fair Admissions group led by conservative legal strategist Edward Blum, alleged that Harvard discriminated against Asian-American applicants by favoring black and Hispanic applicants in their admissions process.
After opening the season with a pair of one-point losses to top-15 opponents, Stanford has been clutch on both ends of the field. The Cardinal’s 2-1 win over the Crimson marks the halfway point of a road trip in which No. 18 Stanford (4-2, 0-0 America East) will next visit New Hampshire.
The College Board plans to roll out a new “adversity score” component of SAT results, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Douthat claimed that there are certain books, artworks, philosophies and pieces of music to which students must be exposed to claim intellectual fulfillment.
No. 4 Stanford women’s squash (9-5) placed third in the Howe Cup from Friday to Sunday at the College Squash Association (CSA) National Championships, winning its opener against No. 5 Yale (10-5) 5-4, falling to No. 1 Harvard (12-0) 9-0 and securing its best finish in program history with a 5-4 win over No. 2 Princeton (15-4) in the consolation game.
Stanford men’s wrestling (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) is hosting no. 22 Utah Valley (6-5, 0-0 Big-12) and Harvard (0-0, 0-0 EIWA) today at the Burnham Pavilion & Ford Center, marking the fourth and fifth dual meets for the Cardinal this season. Stanford has dominated the competition in each of its previous meets, most recently winning against No. 11 Northwestern (2-4, 0-1 Big-10); the team has also achieved unprecedented glory in national tournaments at Las Vegas and Chattanooga. However, today’s competition may test just how much glory the wrestling gods have in store for Stanford. The Wolverines have gutted behemoths like No. 13 Purdue (3-4, 0-1 Big-10) and No. 15 Rutgers (6-2, 0-1 Big-10) over the season, and the Crimson holds a 4-3 all-time record against the Cardinal.
On Tuesday, the White House announced President Trump’s intent to nominate Hoover Institution fellow and retired four-star Army Gen. John Abizaid as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, a decision that would fill a position that has been vacant since Trump took office in January 2017.
On Tuesday, the Hoover Institution held a panel discussion on the challenges that technological change and the communications revolution pose to democracies.