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FRESHMAN ACTION AT CAMBRIDGE

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At last we are going to congratulate somebody. We are going to congratulate the Harvard freshman class which this week voted, 412-117, against holding elections for class officers. . . .

Freshman officers can be influential in shaping the policy of a university. Their criticism and suggestions receive the administration's careful attention. But when unqualified men are elected to positions of responsibility and often kept there for four years through sheer inertia, this potential influence is being wasted.

It was at Harvard that the initiative was taken to remedy this situation. We pass it on to Princeton for what it's worth. --The Daily Princetonian.

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