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Sunday, 2 December 2012

'Jews Need Not Apply': Racist flyers appear under doors at Harvard University

Students at Harvard University woke up on Friday to find inflammatory invitations had been pushed under their bedroom doors.
A sealed envelope contained a flyer inviting undergraduates to 'Harvard’s Newest Final Club' - one of the university's 14 exclusive single-sex social groups.
This new organization claimed to be called the Pigeon - two of the all-male clubs, the Owl and the Phoenix, are named after birds. It proclaimed a motto of 'Inclusion, Diversity, Love'. But each word was footnoted.
Inclusion had 'Jews need not apply.' Diversity was 'Seriously, no f******g Jews. Coloreds OK.' Love had 'Rophynol' - a misspelling of the date-rape drug rohypnol.

'Offensive': The invitation that was distributed in all nine Harvard River Houses in the early hours of Friday
'Offensive': The invitation that was distributed in all nine Harvard River Houses in the early hours of Friday
The invitation claimed that the first meeting of the new club was at 11.02pm on December 13 at Berryline, a frozen yoghurt shop, and 'semi-bro attire' was required. The leaflets were distributed in nine dormitory houses.
Harvard Dean of Students Evelynn M. Hammonds reacted to the pamphlets by saying: 'I find these flyers offensive. They are not a reflection of the values of our community.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2241552/Jews-Need-Not-Apply-Racist-flyers-appear-doors-Harvard-University.html#ixzz2Dv4w8Zcc

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