We Don't Try to Be Different

The lady who is national president of Alpha Xi Delta sorority, which has 19,000 members in 60 U.S. colleges, summed it up this way: "Life is selective, and maybe it's just as well to learn it while we are young." Last week Crystal Malone, 19, an Alpha Xi "pledge" at the University of Vermont, was learning. Crystal is a Negro.

Crystal, a junior class student from Washington, D.C., was pledged to Alpha Xi last October; after national headquarters found it out, the Vermont chapter was placed on probation. Said Chapter President Patricia Pringle, last week, standing pat: "The members have no intention...

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