PRINCETON, N.J. (Oct. 6)
Princeton University’s dining clubs, center of a controversy last year over alleged anti-Semitic discrimination in accepting new members, moved today to avoid the likelihood of new charges.
In an unprecedented move, the Interclub Committee, ruling body of the eating clubs, Princeton’s equivalent of fraternities, wrote to 14 students, now juniors, who had not been accepted in last year’s “bicker” and suggested that either they approach the clubs on their own or wait for an approach from the clubs.
The 14, unlike some other sophomores who failed to receive invitations to join a club last year, have not taken advantage of alternate eating facilities offered by the University. “Bicker” has not in the past been extended to students other than sophomores.