Education: East v. West

Pausing in Williamstown, Mass., last week, William Allen White of Emporia, Kan., uttered a geographical comment on U. S. education:

"Due at least partially to the youth of the Western colleges, there exists the large-headed, bull-mouthed, cubbish young Western undergraduate whom one does not find in the better sort of Eastern school, such as Williams. Here the restricted college roll produces a more mature student who has a certain amount of intellectual interest, and is not absorbed completely by athletics and girls, as is his Western brother."


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