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Jonathan Baumel
Jonathan Baumel
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Member Since
Feb. 16, 2014
Last Seen
Oct. 10
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

From Kennett Square, PA.  Harvard Class of 2020.  USBF Junior.  Learned in 2012, and have played in national youth events since LV 2014

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
1NTxx +4, vul in youth nats
Bridge Accomplishments
2nd, YNABC Swiss 2014; 2nd, YNABC pairs 2016
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Studio of Delaware
Favorite Conventions
Namyats
BBO Username
cotondog
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Randy, Thanks for your offer to help. A former dean of the College has advised that alumni involvement would be counterproductive. Apparently, H looks down on alumni influence on student groups.
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
For the sake of the longevity of our organization, I feel strongly that we should apply as we are- not under the guise of something else.
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Thanks for your advice, Robert. I have now been put in touch with not one, but two former deans of Harvard College. I've also met with UC reps and someone from the Dean of Students Office. So I'm happy to say the lobbying campaign is in full swing ...
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Dan, Nice to hear from you. The club was inactive for 4 years, and when I restarted it, all I inherited was the old club's website. So I do not have the boards or the books you mentioned. ACBL kindly provided us with a full set of boards and ...
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Jeff, Thanks for your support. There are requirements for recognition, such as: having at least ten undergrad members, furthering the mission of Harvard College, not discriminating based on various factors, etc. As far as I know, we meet all their requirements, and the powers that be have acknowledged as much ...
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Thank you.
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
(posted in error) anyone know how to delete comments?
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Robin, I really do hope you and Yichen get the NEU club going. And I can assure you that the Association for the Promotion of Interplanetary Expansion is real! However, I can't stomach the thought of merging with them. The relationship we already have with the Card Games Club ...
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Matthew, thank you very much for offering to do that! My assessment of the situation suggests that our club has been rejected for political reasons, and not for anything specific to the game of bridge. I say this because there are clubs that promote much "sillier" activities than bridge that ...
Why does Harvard hate bridge?
Peg, thanks for your advice and support. I think bringing up the other schools with bridge clubs is an effective tactic. Maybe ACBL can put a list together for me.
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