STUDENTS TAKE PART
IN OLYMPIC BOYCOTT
Many Organizations To Join
In Mass Demonstration
At German Consulate
Student Council has
endorsed the activities of the League for Boycott of the 1936 Olympics
in Germany by sending two delegates to a demonstration it is sponsoring
today. Beatrice Turetsky and Sylvia Wener are the delegates appointed
by Sylvia Wener at Wednesday's Council meeting.
Examiner, a newspaper published by Rabbi Louis D. Gross of the
College Administration Committee of the Board of Higher Education and
"devoted to the interests of the Jewish people," has initiated this
campaign. Due to its efforts the Anti-Olympic League was formed. This
organization, which is sponsoring the demonstration, has called upon
all sympathetic groups: athletic clubs, Menorah, Newman clubs, student
councils, and YM.C.A.'s to send delegates to the mass meeting.
Thirty-seven organizations, including the Labor Sports Union, a
revolutionary sports organization composed of workers, professionaland
non-professional, have already responded. The student groups have been
asked to accompany a delegation to Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, asking
him to keep all city colleges from participating in preliminary tryouts
for the Olympic games. Student Council, the Current Problems Club, the
Social Science Club, and the Anti-War League of this college have
already endorsed the move.
will take place today at 3:30 p.m. outside the German Consulate
Building at Battery Park.
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