What does AAA stand for?
AAA stands for Asian American Alumni
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Association of Asian American Yale Alumni.
S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights previously investigated the lower rate of admission of Asian-American applicants as compared with white applicants and found no evidence of discrimination. Instead, the disparity was found to result from the preferences given to children of alumni and recruited athletes. (This was in 1990. ) He did not detail the magnitude of any past or present disparities attributable to legacy/athletes, nor did he explain the need for the preferences; he did note that today there are more Asian-American alumni.
You expect your college reunion to be weird, nostalgic, and alienating. You don’t expect it to serve as a metaphor for contemporary race relations. When I attended a reunion of Asian American alumni of Yale last month, I found it curious how much the event mirrored the ambiguous and often bipolar position that Asian Americans occupy in the landscape of American racial politics. On the one hand, such a convening of New Haven-bred Asian peeps (the first ever, astonishingly) was the culmination of more than a century of Asian American activism at Yale, which graduated the first Chinese American to get a college degree in the United States (Yung Wing, class of 1854) and served as a radical hotbed in the ‘70s, when it fostered a historically important Asian American journal (Amerasia) and one of the most active Asian American student groups in the country (the East Coast Asian Students Union).