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THE HESPERIAN STUDENT,
Wittenberg has taken ft change; she a booming. 2'jc
Tho "Wisconsin Y. M. 0. A. state convention meets next
week ut Oshkosh.
Out of 850 applicants for admission to Yale only 240
were allowed to outer.
It is rumored that n prize will soon ho offered for the
prettiest girl in tho University. Original beauty will be
required. University Courier.
"The professor gave us an encoro in Latiu," said tho
Freshman as ho slowly read tho "weeust latter, which ho
found in tho box at tho beginning of tho term.
Tho Niagara Index exhorts tho students to look over the
names of the merchants who advertise in tho columns of
their .journal, and to patronize only such men. A good
The question of co-education is under discussion by the
authorities of tho University of Pennsylvania; and it is
thought that some form of co education will soon bo adopt
cd in Hint institution.
The library of tho late George P. M irah, United States
Minister to Italy, has been purchased at a cost of $25,000
l)y tho Hon. Frederick Billings for presentation to the
University of Vermont.
Tho most important feature of tho A.s7iby 3fonthlya the
ocal deburtment, conducted by the Editor in Chief and
three assistants. Wo like good lively locals, and plenty
of them, but oveu a good thing may bo over done.
Tho Kansas Review is one of the neatest Exchanges that
reach our table. The October number contains suvural
good articles, among which arc two concerning tho Oivil
Service Reform question' and the one on Lord Byron is
Aro the Senior young ladies in the Kansas State Univer
sity all from Ohio? This is tho way thoy "come to the
front" in the last class election: Miss Anna Murphy,
President; Miss Olara Pollows, vice President; Miss Ada
Brlggs, Secretary; Miss Helen Bay, treasurer. "A manly
crowd, Indeed," tne Editor of the Review says.
A new department has been added to the Iowa Univer
sity, being that of Dentistry. Tho faculty consists of Dr
L. O. Ingersoll, Dean, and Professors Nelson, Kuip and
Hunt. Many students aro availing themselves of tho op.
portimities offered by the Dental School, and the depart
ment will doubtlessly become a success.
The young ladies of Harvard collego send us ns good a
paper as "other folks," even if they arc managed different,
ly as thoy claim. "Nature's Man's best Teacher," is a
well written article, and so is Utopia. Tho porsonal and
local departments aro well sustained, and tho typography
ical appearance of the Index and the Chronicle is fine.
Literary Notes of October 15th contains a short article
iu each of the higher schools in Nebraska, namely: The
State University, State Normal, Doano College, The Baptist
Seminary, Hastings College, Weslyen University and tho
Gatcp College. Tho interest taken iu theso several institu
tions of learning by the citizens of our state is proven by
tho comparative largo number of students iu attendance,
and tho able number of men and women who arc employed
as instructors. Send this number of Literary Notes to
our friends In tho East who imaglnuNubraskr ahowliug
Tho University Oouirier of Lawrence, Kancomes to ub
full o good, sensible articles. "We notice a now depart
ment called tlin "Topics," which is to ho modelled after
the department of tho same name in tho Century. Also,
considerable spaco is given to scientific notes. In tho lat
ter department are made all tho additions mado to tho
cabinet, containing tho specimens collected iu tho inter
est of natural history, chemistry and mineralogy. With
the exception of this catalogue of specimens, all under
ciouliflo notes, is collected, not written bv the students.
It may bo instructive, of course, but hardly seems appro
prl ale for a collego paper. If tho Editor will pardon us
for making this mild criticism.
Tho Editors of tho Oolleye Student, published at Lancas
ter, P n sylvan in intend to make somo important changes
in their journal. The subscription price is to bo increased
from sixty cents to one dollar, in order to accommodate
the parlies at a distance, who htiyo experienced annoyance
by tho want of a suitable and handy method of remitting
such a sum through the mails." Wo trust the patrons ot
the College Student will fully appreciate tho effort of these
Editors to make things handy for them. But it is only
fair to add that the size of the paper is also to bo increased
from 10 pages to 20; and selections from scientific and lit
erary papers to bo introduced. Wo wish tho Student all
success in its venture and hope it will meet the support
which it so well deserves
Let it be universally understood and remembered that
hero are 25 (iwcnty.flve) freshmen in Hohart College. It
seems periodical, for the Ilobart Journal, which speaks
of western Collego papers as '-would bo literary produc
tions,which prey upon tho public"), that there is such a
large (?) number in this class, as the paper contains noth
ing but clippings, College Notesand tho cunning speccho
ard accounts ot tho adventures of those wonderful fresh
men. If it wouldn't necessitate such an enormous expen
diture ot time and 11101103', we know that the students
of tho colleges throughout the land would bo under deep
obligations to the Editors of tho Journal if thoy would
take , the census" over again, just to "make assurance
doubly sure," you know; and in the next number give us
something sure about the "Oh Fresh I"
Dartmouth has turned its collego government over to a
committee on discipline, composed of four seniors, tlirco
juniors, two sophomores and a freshman .-2fa. 'Now let
tho University of Nebraska go anct do likowise. But
don't we pity that Fresh.
Tennyson says that ho meant to refer to Goethointhc
much queried lines of "In Mcmoriam":
I hold It truth with him who sings
To 0110 clear harp In divers tones,
That men may rise on stopping stones
Of their dead iclvoe to higher things."
He was an '80 man, sho a blooming widow. He writes
to ills father announcing his engagement. Tho roply:
My Dea.ii Son : -Accept my heartiest congratulations.
I was engaged to tho samo Mrs. Bunter when I was in col
lege and can appreciate the fun you aro having. Go it
while you arc yonng.
Your loving father,
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