Underrepresented students who have a viable claim to a discrimination suit are the only ones with standing to benefit from affirmative action under the racial justice rubric. The law can’t recognize an unquantifiable concept like institutional racism. The only real question is whether administrators at UNC allowed their ideology to cloud their understanding of law and the Constitution.
"Judging individuals by elements of their identity which are out of their control should never be considered humorous, normal or acceptable."
The campus culture is changing so rapidly and so perversely that to address one facet of it would neglect many others. But, I’ll give it a try.
"Like many American Jews, I haven’t spent much time thinking about Judaism since my bar mitzvah. But, at times like these, I tend to become sentimental about my faith."
With 18,523 undergraduate students, we can assume that there are about 1,500-1,800 students who fit some criteria for a substance use disorder. Nearly half of them never seek appropriate treatment.