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By Lorraine Lezama

The staff's editorial does not address the disturbing expansion of the administration's parietal role in students' affairs. Clearly, as a private institution, Harvard has the power to determine which organizations are officially sanctioned on campus.

While the Harvard name often, erroneously or not, grants a tacit imprimatur to those operating under its aegis--Charles Murray '65 and the late Richard Herrnstein come to mind--one would hope that the administration has enough faith in its students to allow them to be the final arbiters in important personal decisions.

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