The woman in the cream-colored hijab has an extreme fondness for "Modern Family." Her eyes light up when talking about the fried rice and dumplings at Hong Kong Wok. When her daughter turns 1 next month, she's thinking of a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese.
Two University of Tennessee athletic department workers and one former department employee have filed a lawsuit indicating the university set up a "testosterone wall" that prevented female employees from earning equal pay.
Gallaudet University's chief diversity officer said Tuesday she believes she should be reinstated to her job after university leadership put her on administrative leave for signing a petition to put same-sex marriage on the ballot for voters to decide in November.
As the Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a case challenging race-conscious admission to public colleges, university officials across the country watched for clues to where the court might go while contemplating what steps schools might take if the court changed the state of the law.
Abigail Fisher is a slight young woman with strawberry blond hair, a smile that needs little prompting, a determined manner and a good academic record. She played soccer in high school, and she is an accomplished cellist.