Harvard’s war on fraternities

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From the Harvard Crimson,

A faculty committee has recommended that the College forbid students from joining all “fraternities, sororities, and similar organizations”—including co-ed groups—with the goal of phasing out the organizations entirely by May 2022.

In a 22-page report released Wednesday morning, the committee proposed that the policy—which would replace existing penalties for members of the social groups that are set to go into place in the fall—apply to students entering in the fall of 2018.

In the committees report they say that “In order to move beyond the gendered and exclusive club system that has persisted — and even expanded — over time, a new paradigm is needed…one that is rooted in an appreciation of diversity, commitment to inclusivity and positive contributions to the social experience for all students.”

Inclusive?

So Harvard’s faculty think that men shouldn’t be able to have men’s clubs and women shouldn’t be allowed to have women’s clubs because they’re not inclusive.

HARVARD is going after social clubs. Harvard? Harvard? A school that rejects roughly 95% of their applicants wants to go to war with a few social clubs. Does anyone else see the irony in that? Harvard is as elitist as any university in America. But they need to crack down on a few clubs.

jrb

 

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