Campuses Rattling the Bonesmen

Skull and Bones, Yale University's elite secret society, is no longer the bastion of WASP privilege it was when George Bush was a member. Today the club is diverse enough to include black, Hispanic and openly gay members -- but no women. So this year's 15 outgoing "Bonesmen," concerned that the society was seen as an anachronism in an undergraduate body that is 45% female, voted in early April to admit seven women to next year's club.

The group's alumni board decided that diversity was getting out of hand. Last week the board changed the locks on the group's windowless New...

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