The Press: War at Pennsylvania

One sunny morning last week a banner headline across Page 1 of the Daily Pennsylvanian (undergraduate paper of the University of Pennsylvania) shrieked: ALL UNIVERSITIES MOBILIZED ON WARTIME BASIS

The front page was blanketed with war. Said one story: "Simultaneously with the vote by Congress at 7 o'clock last night ... to declare the U. S. on a wartime basis, the University has been organized as a military post under command of Major Blank, commandant of the Third University Division." Another: "Registration for the University draft will begin today with the calling of all students and faculty between . . ....

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