The Book and Key Society: February 28, 2018

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

The Temple. Feb. 28, 1918

The regular meeting of the Book & Key society was called to order by Senior Praeces Boughton, Feb. 28, 1918. The minutes of the preceding meeting were approved as read.

Senior Blau reported he had seen Senior Johnson about moving tap day forward as decided by the Society and that it probably be satisfactory. He would communicate with the society in the near future regarding the matter.

Senior Reilly reported that he had seen Dean Alexander regarding an assistant for Professor [redacted] and he seemed to be in favor of it. Senior Ewell suggested we follow it up. Senior [redacted] said he expected to see the President soon and would bring it up. Senior Donnelly spoke of the obnoxiousness of the present cut system and the injustice of the two dollar fine imposed for taking examinations after date.

Senior Donnelly also spoke that the society should discourage men from leaving college.

Adjournment, a. g. Conroy.

Keton Kakkar ’20

Keton entered Swarthmore with the class of 2019 and graduated with the class of 2020. He double majored in English literature and computer science and was awarded Honors at commencement. A former editor of this newspaper, he was responsible for merging The Daily Gazette with The Phoenix, among other initiatives. He grew up in Sands Point, New York, completed the last two years of his secondary schooling at Phillips Academy in Andover Massachusetts, and is a member of the class of 2025 at the NYU School of Law.

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