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About Hesperian student / (Lincoln [Neb.]) 1872-1885 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 1, 1877)
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stcml of laboring lor higher education,
they arc fust becoming advocates of stu
dents nights, laboring foi the promulga
tion of some insigniiicaut matter, of im
portance only to those whose interests are
at stake. Gradually is all this taking
place, hence we may infer that the slu.
dents, whose ability the papers so ably
disclose, are not such as those whose pla
ces they now occupy. We have anxious
ly awaited for the approach of that lime
when the interest in the college press
would revive. Wo tiusl the time is not
far distant, for nothing exists in college
work atVording more improvement and
culture than a well conducted paper. In
these columns, we propose to tell in plain
English just what we think of our ex
changes, and expect a like compliment in
return. We will belittle no merits, nor
encourage any faults. Then with good
will to all, and malice toward none, we
commence our researches through the
representatives of the college world.
The Cornell Em commences a new
year bedecked in a new dress, and looks
well for the change. The Era, from ap
pearances, wo should judge, believes in
doing little, and doing that good.
The Colleye Olio is lamenting over the
f.tel that soino good-looking Cadets, from
some place or another, made their appear
auce in their midst, and played havoc
among the fair daughters of Maricll.!.
This is sulllcieul ground, no doubt, Yor
war, but the soft, timid slurs, slung out by
the local, are far more disgusting than in
The Aa rum contain a good article on
the "Choice of a Calling, containing an
abundance of valuable thought, to the
young -man about entering into active
life. We would be pleased to quote but
want of space forbids, t
The antiquated appearance of the Col
leijo Courier is rather pleasing. There
are many good things about this little
sheet, particularly its bievily. The num
erous communications which it contains
are Inclined to be dry and burdensome.
A college paper should be wholly con.
ducted by the students. liy this we mean
that the contributions should be from
them, bo they ever so weak, if they are
the best they can produce, be contented
and labor for improvement. These few
remarks are intended for the Jicrkleyan, a
line paper In every respect,-with the ex
ception that originality is wanting.
Is still living.
Oh! how misty!
One more victory for the Trojans.
It's all wind that blows somebody no
Miss Katie Gillette presides at the or
gau in Chapel.
Our Local has been lingering in the
metropolitan city of Wahoo.
Opening day was a success. More stu"
dents made their appearance than in the
Singing in chapel is improving since
the melodeous ba.ssoes in the rear have
Two young Freshes received a lecture
from the landlady for .studying Geomolry
with ivory balls.
I want you to keep still about billiards
before the old lady. She gave me the
d 1 the other day.
Theboysoflh'e University Union have
at last mustered up courage enough to
bring the ladies to the society.
The students arc now all'orded the op.
perlunity of studying surveying under
the tutorship of Lieut. Dudley.
F. M. Hall dropped in and left his
card. Frank's a bully boy, and under
stands how to do a handsome thing.
Mr. Frank Sladler, professor of Fine
Arts, now has a room in the University
and will teach the ladies how to paint.
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