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Over graduation weekend, it was pretty common to see people weighed down by massive numbers of honor cords hanging around their necks. This is a mark of respect at Gettysburg College, so students wear them proudly. I had the privilege to attend Spring Honors Day and watch many of my friends receive achievement awards. As we started winding down to the end of the ceremony, something hit me:
The recipients were overwhelmingly white. [excerpt]
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Frantz, Hannah M., "The Race for Honors" (2013). SURGE. 124.
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