Christin Howard argues that the American Dream is not dead, but does significantly favor those who grow up in wealthy and diverse areas.
The debate featured the presidential/vice presidential tickets of Khalif-Nunnally-Rivera/Maija Hall and Anthony Vitale/Nick Rampone, as well as Student Trustee candidate Josh Odam.
Leykia Brill and Jim Roche discuss outreach to local cities, federal Pell grants and retention rates of underrepresented students.
UMass administrators and faculty members outline actions taken to increase diversity and inclusion at forum
Recruitment in cities in Massachusetts and implementation of general education classes focused on race discussed at forum.
Heading into discussion on diversity and inclusion Thursday evening, UMass students want more action
After two sessions, one held by administrators and one held by student groups, Chantal Lima Barbosa and Zareb Noel said they especially want to see an improvement in recruitment efforts and results.
The campus community came together during an open forum Thursday to share ideas for future drafts.
Alejandro Oms explains why administrators and students must take serious action to support diversity at the University of Massachusetts.
In a recent campus-wide email, Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announced a series of actions, which will be taken immediately to affect the next admissions cycle, to build a more diverse campus community.
Emily Belko and Joanna Zhu, representing CEPA’s Multicultural Organizing Bureau, push UMass to address continued failure to adequately support students of color.
The first Diversity Strategic Planning Steering Committee Town Hall Meeting, planned by Student Bridges, was held Thursday, just days after the campus was attacked by racist vandalism.
SGA Secretary of Diversity Josh Odam has plans to increase minority student presence on campus
Afro-American Studies professor Amilcar Shabazz will serve Chancellor Subbaswamy in his new role of promoting diversity for the University.
At the University of Massachusetts, I’ve observed a large degree of diversity; after all, it’s teeming with people. There are people of all races, backgrounds, ambitions and thought processes. One can have an intelligent conversation with a fellow student on almost any topic. But I have noticed that there seems to be a lack of ideological diversity. There are just so many staunch liberals dwarfing right-wing ideologues and centrist factions. I’m not convinced that this is a good thing. When in discussion with general students, I am greeted with the same, similarly constructed arguments. These arguments are not challenged on…
Collegian columnist Curtis Bloomfield is concerned about the lack of access to education many minorities have.