Education: Abolish Roommates

Prof. Samuel Eliot Morison, of Harvard's history department has been writing perspective impressions of Harvard for the Harvard Alumni Bulletin after three years (1922-25) as Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University. An impression recently published beneath the terse statement which U. S. graduates and undergraduates instantly discerned a deep vein of truth, was to the effect that at Oxford college studies are called "reading" while in the U. S. reading is called "work." "If any material device could help matters it would be the abolition of roommates. At Oxford, only...

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