Digital History at Ursinus

Fiddling While Rome Turns

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Title

Fiddling While Rome Turns

Subject

The shortcomings of college students when it comes to the application of their knowledge; a critique of students' indifference to domestic and foreign affairs.

Description

The author of this article chastises college students for failing to use their intellect to address matters of great importance both foreign and domestic. The author calls them out as the Neros of today, referencing the Roman emperor's indifferent behavior whilst a fire spread all throughout the city of Rome.

Creator

The Ursinus Weekly

Source

The Ursinus Weekly

Publisher

Ursinus College

Date

October 8, 1934

Rights

This image appears courtesy of the Ursinus College Archives

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Newspaper article

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Original Format

Newspaper article

Files

004_L.JPG

Citation

The Ursinus Weekly , “Fiddling While Rome Turns ,” Digital History at Ursinus, accessed March 7, 2021, http://omeka.ursinus.edu/items/show/651.