Education: Fair Harvard

For the first time since before the war, the traditional riot call of "Rinehart!"* sounded again through the Harvard Yard. Since every Harvardman is either a little liberal or else a little conservative, ostensibly the trouble had something to do with politics. The Liberal Union was marching through the Yard, protesting Winston Churchill's "warmongering." Partisans of the Conservative League decided to break up the parade, and—Rinehart! The riotous reason was really spring, and like a maenadic overtone sounded the shrill, feminine piping of Radcliffe girls, now virtually coeds at Harvard.

Radcliffe girls were...

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