Education: Military Training

Many U. S. colleges offer courses in military training. Where the courses are obligatory, they are detested; where they are optional, they are eagerly chosen by students because they are easy.

In the College of the City of New York military training is obligatory. Last week the students sent a respectful plea to the Faculty asking to have soldiering removed from the curriculum or at least made an elective. This plea the Faculty decisively rejected. President Sidney E. Mezes sat down and wrote an announcement of his colleagues' decision. One Felix S. Cohen, editor...

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