Answer (1 of 4): Final clubs are exclusive, all-male social clubs at Harvard. In 1984, the clubs forfeited official university recognition rather than begin to admit female students. Each of the clubs owns prime Harvard Square real estate, and boasts at. They're basically high-key fraternities. The history of final clubs dates back to the 1700s. Now, there are a total of 13 final clubs as well as nine fraternities and six sororities that are unrecognized, yet associated with Harvard. The clubs range from the Spee, which is a coed club, to the Phoenix S.K., one of the more popular male final clubs. Fincher and Sorkin's undertone of Zuckerberg's Jewish middle class outsider longing rings false in the 2003-4 Harvard setting. Certain final clubs remain closer to.
Harvard Brings Back the Blacklist for Final Club, Fraternity, Sorority Students. by FIRE May 6, 2016 . BOSTON, May 6, 2016—In a stunning attack on freedom of association, Harvard University announced today that members of independent, single-sex, off-campus organizations will be blacklisted from Rhodes and Marshall scholarships and banned from. caramelkisses06 March 21, 2005, 8:08pm #12. <p>1) The University did in fact institute rules a while back that every organization must be open to both genders in order to be recognized - at which point the finals clubs decided that they no longer needed/wanted to be officially recognized by Harvard. So no, they aren't "official," and thus are. Harvard is about to get a lot less exclusive. Earlier this month, a faculty committee recommended that the university ban what it called "pernicious" social clubs — including fraternities,.