Education: Chapel

The corporation of Yale University, finally persuaded by periodic outbursts of undergraduate liberal zeal (TIME, Oct. 19, 1925), erased from the college rule book the compulsion to attend divine services daily. Beginning next autumn young Elis will worship when they see fit. The local Y. M. C. A. representatives professed themselves well pleased. "Now," said they, "Yale can build up a true university church, supported by sincere religious sentiment." The Yale News (undergraduate daily) was even better pleased, having laid down the first militant anti-chapel barrage in 1921 under fearless Editor Edwin Victor Hale Jr., and completed the campaign this...

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