Education: Games for Girls?

Athletic heads of seven Eastern colleges for women have said "no" to the further establishment of intercollegiate contests. They agree that intercollegiatism sacrifices the many for the few, produces unnecessary nerve fatigue and fosters professionalism.

Smith (Miss Florence McArdle): 1,500 out of 2,000 do sports voluntarily. Rally Day and Float Night are the big events of the year. Stu- dents have no time to become professional sportswomen or to sell tickets to pay for intercollegiate expenses.

Vassar (Miss Katharine Kay): Class competition has been keen for 29 years. Swimming is compulsory. Hockey, basketball,...

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