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on April 20, 2017 in World News

SGA passes resolution supporting reparations for black students

by AARON MUDD [email protected] Western Kentucky University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution Tuesday supporting reparations for African-American students. The resolution calls on WKU to create a task force to “assess the feasibility of test-optional admissions and geographically-weighted admissions,” citing research showing that using standardized test scores in the college admissions process “restricts the college opportunities for needy students, helping higher education perpetuate inequality.” The resolution passed with a margin of 19-10, with one person declining to vote.  SGA senators Andrea Ambam and Brian Anderson wrote the resolution. Anderson said he and Ambam talked a lot about overcoming racial...

by AARON MUDD [email protected] Western Kentucky University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution Tuesday supporting reparations for African-American students. The resolution calls on WKU to create a task force to “assess the feasibility of test-optional admissions and geographically-weighted admissions,”...

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