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How Harvard Can Legally Favor Alumni Children and Athletes

How Harvard Can Legally Favor Alumni Children and Athletes

This isn't the first time the university has faced scrutiny over policies that favor white over Asian American students. Comments in the 1980s by...

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Summer jobs stick with you. It’s been more than a decade since I worked as a counselor at a sleepaway camp in northern Michigan....

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As the legal industry transitions toward mass adoption of mobile apps and voice-activated assistants, even modest technology upgrades have transformed the way legal professionals...

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