Education: Liberal Control

The United States National Student Association calls itself nonpartisan, but its officialdom is outspokenly and almost unanimously liberal. Reason: liberals have entered more actively into campus politics and thus have been chosen as delegates to the annual N.S.A. congresses that pick the association's officers. Last week, during N.S.A. 's 14th annual congress at the University of Wisconsin, the liberals were challenged for the first time by that small branch of awakened activism on U.S. campuses—vocal, intense conservatives (TIME, Feb. 10). The conservatives arrived with a dream: getting control of N.S.A. At best, they mustered only about 75 votes among the 500...

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