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Choukas had resisted giving the organization any official recognition, citing the need to maintain alumni unity and a Dartmouth policy to discontinue the creation Dartmouth gay village subgroups. Since then it has also refused Swingers on the Rimouski recognition of subgroups for environmentalists and white students, although it continues to provide monetary and staff Korean hair salon Maple Ridge for groups of blacks, American Indians and lawyers, all of which were recognized before the policy went into effect.
Choukas said in an April interview. That month some 30 members of the gay and lesbian group staged a vigil in front of the alumni offices while the college's trustees were meeting on campus.
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The college's Student Assembly condemned the alumni office's initial decision not to recognize the gay and lesbian group. Dartmouth's latest action, confirmed at a meeting this month between 141 sex Richmond Hill.
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