Education: Commencement

Last week the class of 1941 began to graduate. If the class was aware that it was on the verge of beginning battle for a great cause, it gave no sign of such awareness. The commencement season started quietly, in a mood in which tension and apathy were strangely mixed. The mood showed itself most clearly at University of California, where the biggest graduating class in its history (4,117) staged the university's 78th commencement.

California's students had voted 2-to-1 for conscription, favored aid to Britain, two months ago threw an American Student Union chapter off the campus for...

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