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Graphic Final Clubs
College

News Analysis: Harvard Seeks Unprecedented Control Over Recognized Final Clubs

Prior to a 1984 split, final clubs affiliated with Harvard could count on use of the school's telephone line, discounted steam heating, and little oversight. Today — for the three newly recognized clubs — things will work a little differently.

Sigma Chi Harvard
Fraternities

Sigma Chi Harvard

Sigma Chi, one of three remaining Harvard fraternities.

Sigma Chi Harvard
College

Hard Alcohol Banned From Harvard’s Three Remaining Fraternities Under New National Policy

Next year, eager freshmen seeking vodka and whiskey might not be able to find it at Harvard’s few remaining fraternities.

Delphic-Bee
College

Fox, Delphic-Bee Clubs Among 15 Social Groups to Promise Co-Ed Status, Escaping Sanctions

The historically all-male Fox Club and the Delphic-Bee Club are the only unexpected names on a list of recognized social groups that administrators posted Friday.

Bid Day 2018
College

Harvard’s Last Sorority Disappears as Alpha Phi Buckles to College Pressure, Goes Co-Ed

The Harvard chapter of Alpha Phi said last week it was disaffiliating from its national organization — marking the demise of Harvard’s fourth and final all-female Greek group.

Delta Gamma Excited
College

Ex-Members of Shuttered Sorority Delta Gamma Launch Co-Ed Club ‘Kali Praxi’

Kali Praxi affiliate Basia Rosenbaum ’18 wrote in an email that the new group is “distinct” from the old sorority chapter, which became the first social club to shut down in response to the sanctions a week earlier.

Waiting for new Deltas
College

Delta Gamma Becomes First Social Group to Close in Response to Sanctions

Harvard’s chapter of the Delta Gamma sorority is closing its doors — making it the first single-gender group to shut down in response to the College’s social group penalties.

The Spee Club
College

Social Groups’ Grad Boards Could Pose Obstacle to Avoiding Sanctions Under New Plan

Harvard could deny recognition—and exemption from the College’s sanctions—to student social groups whose graduate boards it determines exert too much sway over the organizations.

Drew G. Faust
Central Administration

Faust Penned Letter to Stefanik Arguing Against Legislation that Could Imperil Sanctions

"I worry [the legislation] represents an effort by Congress to regulate student life and the shape and character of private institutions in a way that threatens to undermine that diversity of choice and experience," Faust wrote.

The Spee Club
College

Harvard May Demand Social Groups Submit Gender Breakdowns to Avoid Sanctions

Harvard is considering requiring gender-neutral student social groups to disclose anonymized gender breakdowns to the College in order to avoid Harvard’s sanctions, per an email obtained by The Crimson.

Capitol Building
College

Harvard Undergrads Lobby Congress In Effort to Imperil Sanctions

The students are particularly lobbying around the PROSPER Act, a proposed update to the Higher Education Act that—if passed—could force Harvard to choose between millions of dollars in federal research funding and its social group penalties.

Capitol Building
Student Life

Pro-Greek Life PAC Fights Against Sanctions, Adds Porcellian Grad to Board of Directors

A pro-Greek life political action committee is pushing for legislation that could imperil Harvard’s social group sanctions and has added a final club member to its board of directors.

Daniel E. Lieberman ’86
FAS

Faust Unveils Sanctions Decision to Muted Faculty Response

Ultimately, a proposal on advanced standing drew more argument at Tuesday’s meeting than the fate of the College’s unprecedented penalties against single-gender groups.

The Clubhouse of the Fly
Final Clubs

As Sanctions Remain, So Does Resistance From Single-Gender Groups

The Corporation's new stamp of approval on the sanctions did little to sway long-time critics of the policy.

Faculty Meeting
College

Faculty to Vote on Howell Motion, Discuss Changes to Advanced Standing

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will likely vote on a final motion associated with the College’s controversial social group policy at their monthly meeting Tuesday.

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