The students debated serious issues that were of current interest and included, among others, the following topics:
• Resolved: That woman’s enfranchisement should be accomplished by federal rather than by state enactment.
• Resolved: That the several states of the Union should adopt a system of industrial insurance.
• Resolved: That the United States should abandon the present policy of Japanese exclusion.
• Resolved: That the Volstead Act should be amended to permit the sale of light wines and beer.
• Resolved: That the federal bureau of education should be converted into a federal department of education.