Education: News From the Greeks

The National Interfraternity Conference announced last week: "The college fraternity, whose pattern has been woven into the fabric of American education for 118 years, is girding its loins to meet the terrific dislocation of a nation at total war." The fraternal loins themselves were dislocated: as U.S. fraternity members went to war, their houses on 125 campuses (estimated value: $80,000,000) lost many of their customers. Into many a house moved the Army & Navy; into many another, deep gloom.


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