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UNIVERSITY of NEBRASKA.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, NOVEMBER 24, 1S9:
Issued sL'iiii-inontlily by the Hksi'kkian Association of tho Univer
sity of Nubrnskn.
PAUL P1ZEY, '93 Managing Editor
CHAS. I". STROM AN, '93 Editorial
MISS WILLA GATHER, '95 Litrraky
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H S. LOR I"), '93 Athletics
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PALLADIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.
E. M. 1'ollard, 'res. G. I. BAncocx, Sec'y.
UNIVERSITY UNION LITERARY SOCIETY.
H. A. StNTER, 'res. Miss Willa Catiier, Secy.
DEL1AN LITERARY SOCIETY.
I aul Vizuv, Pres. Miss Lincola Groat, Sec1)1.
UNIVERSITY Y. M C. A.
John L. Marshall, jr , 'res. H. A. Senter, Secy.
UNIVERSITY Y W C. A.
Mis Hhssie Merrill, 'res. Mis Emma Boose, Sec';:
H Johnston, Pres. C. E. Tefkt, Secy.
I aul 1'izEY, Pres. Chas, F. Stroman, Sec'y.
A Center, Pres, H. G. Bariier, Sec'y.
university dimjating cluii.
- E Sthoman, Pres. Mis Vissta Ghicy, Sec'y.
n REPUIILICAN CLUII.
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EDITOR TA L.
"Wo did intend to give Greek letter fra
ternities a rest this your. They have "boon
fought by the IIksimskian in the past with
ceaseless vigor until the subject has become
monotonous and stale. The articles have
had a tendency to create and maintain fac
tion's in our University so antagonistic on
one point as to destroy all harmonious ac
tion along those lines upon which the stu
dents should act as an homogonious whole.
"We do not believe in ranting about fraterni
ties unless we have something to say that is
to the point. "Wo do not believe it is right
to kick a man when he is clown. As soon
as he gets up and shows that there is blood
in his eye then we maintain that the princi
ple of self-preservation warrants us in pro
tecting ourselves by any method that is feas
ible and forcible. The following article,
taken from the Chicago Tribune, is an argu
ment that cannot be overlooked by us and
wo submit it for tho careful perusal of any
one that may chance to see it, be ho frater
nity man or "barb :"
" The students of the University of Chicago
were adthjsscd last evening by Dr. Harper in the
chapel of Cobb Hall. The question of fraterni
ties was brought up and Dr. Harper read the fol
The faculty deems the establishment of secret
societies in the University of Chicago to be un
desirable. Ir. its judgment the ends sought by
these societies so far as they are laudable may be
secured by other means, which should be free
from the objections of secrecy, of ririd exclusiye
ness; and of antagonism to the democratic spirit
which is inherent to the highest scholarship and
manhood, and the most exalted citizenship, and
it would be deeply gratified if the high purposes
and lofty feeling of the body of students will lead
them to co-operate with it by voluntarily exclud
ing everything that makes against a broadly fra-
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