Articles by Rachel '19

The past, the present and the future of affirmative action

The term affirmative action was first used in the United States by President John FW. Kennedy during the Civil Rights Movement. In an executive order, Kennedy told government contractors to “take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, creed, color, or national origin.”

Emma ’18 gives back through USHS

Emma ’18 has been volunteering with the homeless to give back to the community. She said she realized she could make a difference in less fortunate people’s lives when she was installing flooring tiles in a center for rehabilitation.