Consequently, the lawsuit brings affirmative action under question.
“I think that this case has the potential to create a rift in the conversation of inclusion on campus by differentiating those who have benefited from affirmative action and those who have not,” said Alexis Fintland ’22.
She added that elevating minority students was one of the positive attributes of affirmative action.
“I think that affirmative action is very important at a place like Cornell, where we pride ourselves on ‘any person, any study,” Adeghe said.
“I see it [affirmative action] more as a temporary setback to some groups that is necessary to equalize the admissions process as a whole,” Fintland said.