Critique

Every so often, the editors of The New Student (intercollegiate newssheet, of the liberal persuasion) find time and money to supplement their weekly with a section written around a single idea. For the sake of journalism (and Upton Sinclair*), they usually "jazz" the idea. They are young men, seeking a young audience.

Last week, one of these editors compiled a supplement called Shells—a critique of college architecture in the U. S. Posing as a "Loafer," he pondered the causes and meanings behind university structures. "The finished shell,"...

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