Yearbook Execs Forced to Resign

President, Business Manager Dismissed

The president and the business manager of the Harvard-Radcliffe Yearbook were dismissed for spending abuses, a source close to the organization said Monday.

Eight yearbook members interviewed refused to comment on the allegations Monday and yesterday.

"Your source cannot know the full story," Christine M. McElroy '95, the yearbook's co-editor-in-chief, said last night. "Only people on the Executive Board know what is going on."

President Yulia Shapiro '95 and business manager Esther E. Chang '95 were forced to leave the staff, the source said.

Shapiro and Chang are both non-active Crimson editors.


"Do you have any papers, any physical evidence?" McElroy asked. "You can't, because only the people on the executive board do."

McElroy, who had said Monday that a complete statement would be issued last night, said: "The Yearbook has no comment on this, only that the yearbook will come out on time."

When asked Monday why she did not want to comment, she said, "I don't want to hurt anyone."

The Yearbook's Executive Board has roughly 10 people on it, accord-ing to Edwin Lin '97.

Dean of Students Archie C. Epps III declined to comment on the situation Monday, citing privacy issues.

Chang, who answered the door to her Quincy House single Monday night, said "Esther [Chang] is not here. She is out of town interviewing."

"I'll tell [Chang] to call you," Chang said, after slamming the door.

She did not respond to over a dozen calls to her room over the past two days.

Shapiro also did not return a dozen calls and was not in her room yesterday evening.

Last year Chang and Shapiro were involved in an abortive attempt to found the Chameleon, a female final club.