ethnic studies

430,000 Cal State Students Will Be Forced to Take Social Justice Course

Under a recently adopted policy, undergraduate students at California State University will be required to take an ethnic studies or social justice course to complete their degree. Approximately 430,000 undergraduate students enrolled in the California State University system will be impacted by the new policy.

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Harvard Students Stage Sit-In Protest After Professor Denied Tenure

50 Harvard students occupied a campus building on Monday to protest the university’s decision to deny tenure to professor García Peña, who they argue should be part of a ethnic studies program they are also demanding. Over  4,000 students signed a petition that calls on the university to release confidential communications between Harvard officials regarding Peña’s tenure review.

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