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Dec. 8, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 5

What's important is a way to opt out

In response to: New selection process proposed for clubs

By John D. Daniels ’61

Published in the December 8, 2010 issue

I don’t think the selection process makes a bit of difference as long as there is a reasonable alternative facility for those who do not wish to play the game. In my day, it was Wilson Lodge.

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Warning: Lawyers needed

In response to: New selection process proposed for clubs

By Darby Bannard ’56

Published in the December 8, 2010 issue

I agree with John Daniels ’61, but if any system like this goes into effect and has legal or quasi-legal status, I would advise every selective club to hire a lawyer to advise and oversee the process.  

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Co-ops, group choices also important

In response to: New selection process proposed for clubs

By Rachel Linton ’03

Published in the December 8, 2010 issue

The task force totally forgot about ­co-ops, which I assume still exist and which have a limited number of spaces due to kitchen size, etc. Someone might have a first choice of a co-op and a second choice of an eating club. Or someone might have a first choice of Spelman and...

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Ensuring that selective clubs enroll their top choices

In response to: New selection process proposed for clubs

By Geoff Young ’72

Published in the December 8, 2010 issue

If the selective club’s first list contains the club’s first choices, I do not see why the options do not include going to a second round to pick up those on its first list who listed the club as their second choice but were not selected by their first choice. In other...

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Let well enough alone

In response to: New selection process proposed for clubs

By Herman Belz ’59

Published in the December 8, 2010 issue

Hard to believe that the University administration would make such a prodigious and hare-brained effort to eliminate freedom of association, which is to say social distinctions, in campus life. The administration should let well enough alone and let students sort out their...

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