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Filling in the bubble: Local colleges step away from standardized tests

Local universities are embracing admission policies that are less dependent on SAT and ACT test scores. The alternative includes personal interviews and essays – along with good grades – that …


Convicted felon helping people charged in college admissions scandal prepare for prison

While the college admissions scheme captured the public’s attention last month, temporarily uniting the left and the right in mutual disgust, prison consultants like Justin Paperny went to work.


As Harvard’s admissions policy goes on trial, alleged victims of racial bias remain anonymous

Harvard University’s secretive admissions process will undergo a rare public dissection in a trial starting this week of allegations that the Ivy League school discriminates against Asian-Americans.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018

Government accuses Harvard of ‘outright racial balancing’

The Justice Department is siding with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school’s consideration of race in its admissions policy.


Guest Opinion: Megan J. Ballard: Trump’s refugee rationale is a ruse

Reducing refugee admissions to a trickle is not justified by humanitarian concerns nor is it in the national interest.


U.S. exceeds cap on refugees as resettlement agencies brace for slowdown

The United States surpassed the Trump administration’s 50,000-person cap on refugee admissions Wednesday as a group of about 160 people landed in airports across the country to begin new lives.


‘Admissions’ set to film in Inland Northwest

Moviemaking will return to the Inland Northwest on July 16 when North by Northwest begins filming “Admissions” in several locations, including Gonzaga University and Washington State University’s Pullman and Spokane …