Education: Hemisphere High Jinks

In Chapel Hill, on the comely campus of University of North Carolina, dashing young South American caballeros last week politely lifted their hats to passing coeds and saluted them with the words: "Let's pitch a little woo." The coeds responded: "Hey" (North Carolinian for Hello). All in fun, the South Americans were busy practicing the promotion of hemisphere solidarity.

In the first organized visit of its kind to a U. S. university, 109 men & women of seven South American countries (Chile, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Colombia, Uruguay) had arrived to spend their...

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