A Twofer's Lament

Cruz, Yolanda
October 1994
New Republic;10/17/94, Vol. 211 Issue 16, p29
Presents a speech delivered by Yolanda Cruz, associate professor of biology at Oberlin College, delivered at Oberlin College in 1993. Difference between the perception of education in the Philippines and the U.S.; Discussion of how she received her bachelor's degree from the University of the Philippines, Philippines; Challenges she faced when she matriculated at the University at California at Berkeley; Account of how she was discriminated against by her graduate students because of her sex and skin color; Impact of affirmative action on the views of U.S. students about education.


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