Education: Problem

Fraternity men throughout the land had their eyes on Yale last week. There, where the college fraternity system took early root, it seemed about to die. First, Alpha Delta Phi said it would pledge no new members this year and Alpha Delts said privately they would probably close their house, disband the chapter. Few days later Psi Upsilon said it was turning in its national charter, to become a local, nonsecret club.

Yale College fraternity houses have never bedded their members, a decade ago were not equipped to feed all of them. Scattered...

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