Sport: Self-Denial

One vestige of the belief that U. S. colleges are educational institutions is the almost universal rule forbidding students to play on Varsity athletic teams before they have completed one year of academic work. Exceptions have been West Point and Annapolis. Many a "plebe" has won many a game for these institutions against opponents who denied themselves the assistance of freshmen. Last week, however, West Point announced that, beginning next year, it would forego this genuine advantage, in the interests of "improved athletic development and relations."

Eyes turned toward Annapolis, but no...

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