Education: Fascism at U. S. C.

Since 1870 many a U.S. campus has been afflicted with the approximate equivalent of a combined Ku Klux Klan and Tammany Hall. Its name: Theta Nu Epsilon. No innocent social fraternity. T.N.E. is an outlaw* interfraternity society whose anonymous and generally hard-drinking members often work in secret to control student governments, campus newspapers, fraternity memberships and prom lists, in flagrant defiance of faculty edicts.

At University of Southern California last year, T.N.E. members presumed to warn fraternity-shunning veterans of World War II not to seek campus office or promote their own social society, "Trovets." Promptly U.S.C.'s able President Rufus B. von KleinSmid...

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