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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 1, 1895)
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Everyone realizes how difficult it is to do
good work in a class of over twenty-five or
thirty, yet here are forty-three classes with
an average attendance of over fifty. These
statistics speak so eloquently of our crowded
condition that comment upon it seems mere
tautology. Speed the day when we will
have more lecture rooms, more instructors,
and more laboratories, is the earnest cry of
every one of our loyal fourteen hundred students.
TOTAL NO. NO. AV. ATTEND.
keoist'd. mvis. each divis.
1789 to 1859, 44 1 44
Colonial history, 34 1 34
Preparatory, 360 2 80
Freshman, 75 1 75
Plan and Purpose in
Nature, 33 1 33
Preparatory, 172 ' 4 43
Freshman, 83 1 83
Preparatory, 173 5 35
Freshman, 218 7 Si
Advanced Rhetoric, C9 2 v 34
Browning, 43 1 43
General Eng. Literature, 150 3 50
Shakspero, 80 1 80
Grecian history, 12G 1 120
Pschycology, 70 2 38
Logic, 27 1 27
Preparatory, 105 1 105
Freshman, 114 1 114
First year, 198 0 33
Second year, 109 3 3G
Third year, 38 1 38 .
Horace, 30 1 30
Homer, 35 1 35
Averages: 2258 43 52.5
A joint meeting of the Y. W. 0. A's. of
the city was held Sunday, Jan. 20, in Pal
Miss Morgan has been unable to attend
classes thiB week, on account of a severe at
tack of quinsy.
Plans are being laid for a joint program
of the Literary Societies, to be given at
Charter Day time, as last year.
At the meeting of the Athletic Associa
tion Tuesday, a committee of five was ap
pointed to draft a new constitution.
Miss Wirt, '97, is teaching in the Normal
at Peru.. She went, at urgent request, to fill
a vacancy, and will return in a month.
The local contest this year promises to be
very close. L. G. Abbott, Jr., Sherman,
McNeil, Leavitt, Flippin, and Miss Bullock,
are the aspirants for oratorical honors so far.
Two of these have not quite decided to go
The University Dramatic Club will play at
the Funke on or about Feb. . "Chums"
and "The Open Gate" will bo presented. A
large representative audience should be pres
ent. It is a University affair.
At the New Members' Program of the
Union Society, Friday, Jan. 25, Miss Prey
read a "Paper on Parodies" that rivals any
thing Mark Twain ever wrote. Mr. Alex
ander, also, read a paper on the "Necessity
of Pessimism," worthy of Buddha himself.
The Conservatory recital, which was given
in chapel Wednesday evening, exceeded the
expectations of everyone. Prof. Sioveking,
assisted by Miss Susie Schofield, took the
audience by storm. The next recital will be
looked forward to with impatience by music
In an address at St. Paul's Church Sun
day morning, Bishop Newman emphasized
the importance of the study of pschycology
in colleges and schools. Ho pointed out
the fact that our educational systems fall into
the error of the old Greek systems in em
phasizing objective rather than subjective
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