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Rutgers Student Council Bars Honorary Fraternities Which Practice Discrimination

The Student Council of Rutgers University today announced its decision to recommend that any honorary fraternity which practices discrimination be barred from the campus.

A recommendation that Vassar College alumnae throughout the country should hold meetings at places that “have no policy of racial or religious discrimination” was made public today by the Associate Alumnae of the College. The recommendation was prompted by an incident in 1947 when a local Vassar Club met at the Denver Country Club where membership policy is “white Gentiles only.”