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Yale University has banned the Aurelian Honor Society, one of the University’s oldest secret societies, from its longtime, on-campus meeting rooms because the organization is “exclusive,” and that giving it the space “privileged” it over other organizations.
Yale College Dean of Student Affairs Camille Lizarribar cited exclusivity as a primary reason for removing Aurelian from its traditionally designated space. Unlike most other Yale secret societies, the insular group holds its meetings in a Yale-owned building.
Lizarribar said that the ban was also based on “events that transpired” on one of the days preceding Tap Night, the evening where members of Yale’s secret societies roam the campus in masks and ritual robes, inducting new members.
“[A] concerning factor was that it was the second incident of a similar, dangerous nature to occur within a short time span (and after a previous admonishment and prohibition of use),” stated Lizarribar in an e-mail to Brian Mitchell, the chairman of Aurelian’s board of trustees.
“Despite the tradition of the room’s use by Aurelian, given these incidents and the changing purpose of the society, the College can no longer justify designating space for an exclusive senior society on Yale property, nor sustain the liability incurred with the unregulated and destructive use of the room,” she added.
Aurelian, Yale’s fifth oldest secret society, has long used its lavish on campus quarters, known as “The Rooms” or “Room 405” — in gothic Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall — to gather and perform its secret rituals. Yale’s other oldest secret societies, such as the world famous Skull and Bones organization, meet in their own locked “tombs” around campus, shielded from the scrutiny of campus administrators, where they can do as they please.
originally posted by: tothetenthpower
a reply to: Geheimnis
Just a liability issue for the Campus.
They don't want any shenanigans occurring in campus owned buildings to parents and students from suing them.
What we are witnessing is the infiltration of the Ivy League institutions by globalist elites who are actively subverting the fraternal structure of America's most 'prestigious' education caba
Oh how I wish that were true.
Surely you can agree, that things are never so simple, no?
And it probably is that simple. Had they wanted to actually ban them, they would have banned the chapter of whatever specific Frat they are part of or whatever.
Never second guess a corporations willingness to protect it's assets from being taken by shake down artists. A university is just a business these days.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
originally posted by: DBCowboy
I'll bet the real, really really real secret societies are still going about their business just fine.
No we aren't.