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Friday, August 24, 2018
On campus life, 2018
Recently I have taken to glancing at the online Harvard Crimson, in part because of the lawsuit over Harvard's admissions policies that will be tried this fall (and which I hope to look in at.) Its opinion section also features some interesting heterodoxy about identity politics. This week, however, I came across another piece that got my attention, for reasons that will become apparent. Because content is freely available, I don't see how anyone could object to my posting the text of the article, to being with, for non-commercial use only. The article deals with another subject of controversy, the Final Clubs--originally private men's clubs, whose membership came largely from prep school students--which President Drew Faust tried to put out of business by making their members ineligible for prestigious fellowships. Here it is.