The Epitaph

ACA 5 to help minority groups

ACA 5 IS NECESSARY: In order to correct racial disparities in UCs and CSUs, it is vital that admissions officers consider an applicant’s race.

By Anika Karody

August 19, 2020

When I heard that the state senate voted to pass the Assembly Constitution Act 5 (ACA 5) on June 25, after it was backed by UC regents and the state assembly, I was relieved, as minority students would finally get a chance at proper representation within state colleges. ACA 5 would repeal Propositi...

California senate passes Affirmative Action bill

Affirmative Action bill will be placed on Nov. 3 ballot.

By Naomi Baron

July 5, 2020

After 24 years of Affirmative Action being banned in California public colleges and universities, the University of California’s Board of Regents unanimously voted to repeal Proposition 209 — which banned schools from considering race, gender and ethnicity in college admissions — on June 15. The amendment w...