Education: In Mourning

At the University of California in Berkeley last week, flags were flown at half mast, many students wore black arm bands and a large-sign on one fraternity house asked: "Are the Doors of Paradise Forever Closed?"

The reason for the widespread mourning was an official statement issued by President Robert Sproul banning liquor and unchaperoned parties for "all fraternities, sororities and living groups." The campus blue law also ruled that "mixed gatherings of men and women shall be restricted to public rooms on main floors."

At the Sigma Chi house disgruntled brothers held a mock liquidation sale (see cut) in which most of...

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