More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California SchoolsPreliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California's nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.
Democrats Scrap Plan To Bring Back Affirmative Action To UC, CSU Admissions Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state's higher education system.
Phil Matier: Asian-American Lawmakers Pull Support For Affirmative Action PushA push to change California's affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.
Record Number Of Students Apply For UC AdmissionUC officials said Friday that the number of students applying to UC’s nine undergraduate campuses rose 8.6 percent to 174,767. That includes freshman and transfer applicants applying for fall 2013.