Education: Goldfish Derby

Last week Joe College was busy gulping goldfish. He garnished it with salt, with mayonnaise or with ketchup, and he chased it with milk, orange juice or soda pop, but one routine did not vary. Each goldfish was gulped alive.

"The craving of these goldfish cultists," explained Chicago's Consulting Psychologist Robert N. McMurray, "really is for public acclaim, that is, exhibitionism. The eater of goldfish takes delight in the repulsiveness of his act."

Harvard Freshman Lothrop Withington Jr., son of a onetime (1910) Harvard football captain, started the fad sweeping U. S. campuses, as...

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