UCLA Cheating On Admission Standards: In Violation Of Proposition 209

No, this has nothing to do with Coach Rick Neuheisel starting another high-stakes gambling pool.  But, that is a good guess.

This involves a violation of California’s Proposition 209, which prohibits the state from discriminating,

against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting.

Professor Timothy Groseclose is a professor of political science at UCLA, and was previously a member of the committee that handled undergraduate admissions.  That is, until he resigned “in protest, from the committee,” and issued his report on the illegal admission standards being used by UCLA.

The reason behind Professor Groseclose’s resignation:

There is considerable evidence that high-ranking administration and a controlling block of my committee are engaged in a cover-up – they are preventing me and others from obtaining these data [admissions data] so that the above malfeasance will not be discovered.

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Army Not Happy With The Size And Weight Of MRAP

The Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle have been life-savers on the battlefield.  But, they are just to big and bulky.

The 10-ton vehicle must be transportable on a C-130 cargo plane. It should have a minimum range of 300 miles, and a turning diameter of 49 feet, And the crew has to be able to get out quickly, in case of a rollover. (“Of the 38 MRAP accidents between Nov. 7 and June 8, only four did not involve a roll-over,” Army Times noted.)

Maybe the Army will be interested in the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, that was placed on hold last year.

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