Undergraduate opinion should perhaps be crystallized on permitting the inroads television has been making into student life. One housemaster seemed resigned. "Like any other gadget," he said, "TV is inevitable as the plague, and performing a useful function on occasions."
Another was less placid. There would be a television set in his common room only over his dead body, he warned.
Branford College committed an outrage by planting its TV aerial in the Harkness Tower--symbol of traditional Yale. But nobody really objected.
While the TV controversy simmered, Yale coach Herman Hickman did his bit for the new medium by signing to appear on a regular Sunday night program.