A bill that could jeopardize Harvard’s social group sanctions will almost certainly fail to pass before the end of this congressional term, experts say. The fact Democrats may regain the majority in November only makes things worse.
At the memorial, students took turns sharing memories of Blair, ranging from late nights spent with her in the Dunster dining hall to chance encounters with her on the street that turned into close friendships.
Aministrators are “in dialogue” with some of the few single-gender social groups left on campus about the possibility of going gender-neutral and thus avoiding Harvard's sanctions, Khurana said in an interview last Thursday.
Former Dean of the College and vocal sanctions opponent Harry R. Lewis ’68 sharply condemned Harvard’s penalties on members of single-gender social groups in a letter he sent to a House committee Wednesday.
The historically all-male, 120-year-old social group — which earlier this month vowed to go co-ed and in return earned College recognition — is no longer planning to do so, according to administrators.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals has cast six women to perform in its 2019 show, completing a co-ed shift the group vowed last semester and ending an almost two-century period during which only men could act in Pudding productions.
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.