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Preppies Can Change


By Julian E. Barnes

The staff is right to criticize the members of Eliot House who forced the return of paper cups to the dining hall last week. Many Eliot residents went out of their way to demean the conservation efforts of the dining hall staff and concerned members of the house. The dining services should ignore these students and remove all paper cups, from every house, immediately.

What I cannot agree with is The Crimson's continued insistance on characterizing Eliot House as a bastion of aristocratic prep school students. The combined effect of new house masters and non-ordered choice have begun to diversify Eliot. Reinforcing dying stereotypes does no one any good.

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