Education: Report Card

> Even though Cornell has admitted women students since 1872, its 80-member Glee Club has not. Women were welcome to sing in the Sage Chapel Choir or the Cornell Chorus, but the Glee Club remained dedicated to "the study, practice, performance and promotion of music for male voices." Now, however, the Glee Club has decided to end discrimination solely on the basis of sex. Starting next semester, women are welcome to audition along with the men. There is only one condition: since the club remains dedicated to music written for male voices, only women who can sing in the tenor or...

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