Students: Surf, Snow, Sex & Protest

The opportunities of spring-vacationing students are a bit broader this year. They can pursue beer, surf, snow, sex —or the repair of bombed Negro churches. Those who choose carpentry, however, may have a problem: a group at St. Louis' Washington University canvassed the South, could not find a burned-out church that had not already been claimed by other students.

Hundreds of college students devoted part of their vacation to the mass march on Montgomery, Ala. An air charter service in Boston got 900 applicants for flights to Alabama, but had space for only...

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