December, 1941: War has just been declared against Japan...
Report that the MSS will contain editorial for the first time in several years, the very editorial that defends the arts during war.
Announcement of the next day's release of the MSS
Even during this time of uncertainty just after the announcement, the pages of The Collegian remind us that life at Butler still continues. It is made apparent by these pages that the Arts, including MSS is still a newsworthy part of it.