#DiversityIsOurStrength Op-Ed: Abigail Fisher, drop your admissions lawsuit against the University of Texas

By now, six years into her case, it should be clear that Abigail Fisher isn’t the symbol of reverse discrimination she and those who oppose the consideration of race or ethnicity in college applications claim she is.

It should be equally clear, as the courts have affirmed, that there is value in universities seeking diversity in their student bodies.

A properly rounded college education depends on it…

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“Depends on it”?

How to explain that since the Enlightment, the culture, literature, music, scientific discoveries and so on,  of Europe were all created by people (mostly men) who had no exposure to “diversity” in their education?

How did people like Isaac Newton – to just name one – ever accomplish anything?

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