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Palantir to pay $1.7m over accusation it discriminates against Asian applicants

April 26, 2017

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Sam Levin, The Guardian, 4/26/17 “The labor department first filed the suit against Palantir in September, alleging that the Palo Alto-based company used a discriminatory hiring process in which Asian applicants “were routinely eliminated in the résumé screen and telephone interview phases despite being as qualified as white applicants”. Like Google and Oracle, Palantir is […]

Survey: More than 1 in 5 female undergrads at top schools suffer sexual attacks

April 26, 2017

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Nick Anderson, Susan Svrluga and Scott Clement, the Washington Post 9/21/2015 More than 20 percent of female undergraduates at an array of prominent universities said this year that they were victims of sexual assault and misconduct, echoing findings elsewhere, according to one of the largest studies ever of college sexual violence. The survey from the […]