Education: Packers' Paradise

Last week Yale founded the first U. S. counterpart of the most famed extracurricular activity in the world—the Oxford Union. Like its model, the Yale Political Union will be a parliamentary debating society with members seated by parties, ruled by floor leaders. Predicted the Yale News: "Those hundreds of Yale men who revel in scheming, in 'packing,' in every crooked practice known to the county boss, will have a paradise especially made for them." Less cynical Yalemen, who know what a forcing ground for M. P.'s the Oxford Union has been, could find potential...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!