Debate Reveals Divide

HPU hosts Sanctions Debate. Gestapo, Nazis, White Supremacists…terms all used by Harvard undergrads when discussing the Administration’s recent sanctions on Single-Gender Social Organizations. At least, these were terms put forth by the debaters of The Harvard Political Union’s Monday evening event. The event, publicized as a “Large-Forum debate on Harvard’s Sanctions on Unrecognized Single-Gender Organizations” took place in Harvard Hall 104 at 8:00pm. The resolution being debated was: “The sanctions placed on single-sex organizations by Harvard University are justified actions and will yield overall positive results.” Arguing in the affirmative were Tom Osborn ’20 and Amelia Goldberg ’19. Arguing in …




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Reconstructing the Final Clubs

  A response to The Crimson’s ‘Don’t Dismantle the Final Clubs.’ Dear Mr. Dong, I hope this letter may serve as some reading material as you continue to sojourn in your favorite armchair within the Fly. I’m writing to you because I have a few points I’d like to make in response to your article in The Crimson earlier this week where you pleaded that Harvard shouldn’t dismantle the final clubs because “there is an important social role for final clubs at Harvard.” While I appreciate your attempts to salvage your glory days and preserve an institution that has benefitted …




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