Education: Hail, California

Seventy-five years is a long time on the Pacific Coast. That was the hoary age last week of the University of California. It had become a great and solid institution but it was still full of the pioneering imagination of Kentucky-born Robert Semple, who in '49 told the California Territory's Constitutional Convention: "We could bring the president of Oxford University here if we paid him enough."

Out in the wide world, celebrating Bears, with the strains of Hail, California in memory, could take great satisfaction in what Californians dearly love to call the...

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