McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Friday, Nov. 24:
It's not just the Harvards and Stanfords of the higher-education galaxy that look like stars out of reach for low-income and minority students.
Flagship public universities — the institutions that should be leading the crusade for equal opportunity — are pursuing admissions and financial aid policies that increasingly favor students from more privileged families.
Posted by courier at 09:12 AM. Filed under: Opinion
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By Maureen Ryan
Chicago Tribune (MCT)
It's a good thing Betty Suarez's poncho is roomy.
Under that billowing bright-red garment, which she wore in the first episode of ABC's "Ugly Betty," Suarez sneaked in the tools of a television revolution.
The success of the Thursday night show, one of the few real hits of the new season, has upended as many rules of television as you care to count.
Versions of Ugly Betty were raging successes in TV markets all over the world.
Posted by courier at 08:41 AM. Filed under: Entertainment