Cabot Phillips, Campus Reform
This year, Brown University applicants will have the opportunity to “self-identify” as people of color during the application process.
While the school says the policy change is intended to help students better describe their identity and background, some have questioned the ramifications of the move.
“I feel weird talking about this as…um…not a person of color. Um…”
The move comes at a time when the role of race in college admissions has been highlighted in the national conversation, with President Trump repeatedly poking fun at Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) claims of Native American ancestry by repeatedly employing the nickname “Pocahontas.”
What do students themselves think of the policy? Is it helpful in giving students the opportunity to express themselves? Or does it set a dangerous precedent where students are better able to claim false identities for their own advantage?
Campus Reform headed to the campus of Brown University to find out.
Watch the full video below to see what they had to say:
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