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Union Debating Council members held another in their series of debates last night in the Union on the question: "Resolved: That college athletics should be openly subsidized."

Robin Scully '40 and Stanley H. Papner '40, arguing for the negative, decried the loss of amateur spirit and the lowering of academic standards that would inevitably result from "paying a flock of coal miners and country by to play football."

Arthur E. Small, Jr. '40 and Garfield H. Horn '40, speaking for the affirmative said that subsidation already exists in many schools, resulting in better teams, bigger crowds, and more funds for other sports, while the morale of unsubsidized teams is lowered.

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