Education: Two Apiece

" The most representative body in the world " met in Manhattan—the International Student Assembly, composed of delegates from each national group of students in the colleges and professional schools of Greater New York. Practically all races, colors, creeds were present; 70 nations, dependencies, colonies, mandated territories had equal representation, two apiece. One-third of the body was feminine. The purpose of the assembly was to exchange views upon current international topics, then cast the sentiment of all by vote. An executive committee of five was found to be machinery sufficient to plan,...

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