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UNIVERSITY of NEBRASKA.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, MAY i, 1889.
Issued semi-monthly by the Hbsvbrian Publishing Associ
sUion, of the University of Nebraska.
O. W. FIFER, Editor-in-chief.
RACHEL E. MANLEY, '90,
E. P. BROWN, 'oi.
J. H. MARBLE, '92, -
l. b. Mcdonald, '92, 1
'FRANK F. ALMY, '90,
E. R. HOLMES, '90,
I. OCA I..
E. R. HOLMES, BUSINESS MANAGER.
TBRMS OB SfllSCKll'TlON:
One copy, per college year,
One copy, one college term
The University yell has become very vigorous.
So vigorous has it become that it threatens to invade
the "cooler" some of these fine evenings. As a pro
tection for the yell, every student should make it a
point to lock it up in his room at nine o'clock each
night. Otherwise our dearly beloved yell will get
A11VBRTISI.NC. RATES ON AITI.ICATION.
ALUMNI AND EX-STUDENTS.
Special endeavor will be made to make Tub Hesi-brian
interesting to former students. Please send us your sub
scriptions. Address all communications to Tub I Iesit.rian, University
ofNebraska, Lincoln, Neb.
. PALLADIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.
Miss IlBLKN Auc.iiby, Pres. J. V. McCrosky, Sec'y,
UNIVERSITY UNION LITERARY SOCIETY.
Miss Jbnnib Bonnbi.i., Pres. Frank F. Ai.my, Sec'y.
The unusual interest awakened in athletics is cause
for rejoicing among students. It is to be hoped that
every student will avail himself of the opportunities for
physical cxercUe. At the same time it is we'l to re
member that moderation in all sports will produce
the best results. But an hour or so of good healthy
exercise each day on the campus will be beneficial to
The movement towards forming a western inter
collegiate press association has the hearty co-operation
of The Hesperian Such an organization will be of
benefit to every college editor. The Hesperian will
have a representative at the meeting at Grinnell, May
2, Although difficulties will be encounteied, still
such an association will be worth the greatest effort.
Its success however will demand untiring zeal, and
a greater amount of work than is usually done upon
average college papers. The publication of a wes
tern college magazine similar to iheCflZegiau should
be attempted as soon as possible.
PHILODICEAN LITERARY SOCIETY
F.'A. Manlby, Pres. Miss Ida Bonnf.ll, Sec'y.
DELIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.
Miss Myra Clark. Pres. Miss Nbllik Cochran, Sec'y.
UNIVERSITY Y. M. C. A.
11. B. Duncanson, Pres. T. A. Williams, Sec'y.
UNIVERSITY Y. W. C. A.
Miss May Towbr, Pres. Miss Jbnnib Bonnbi.i., Sec'y
E. R. Tinc.lby, Pres. T. II. Mainland, Sec'y.
Miss Laura Haggard, Pres.
An energetic kick comes from the second prepar
atory students. It seems that accordtng to the rules
laid down in the catalogue, the second year students
are required to take chemistry in the spring term.
This means two hours of recitation and four hours of
laboratory work each week. At the same time the
botany specimens must be gathered and classified.
In the spring the full three hours of drill are required.
A large number of the second year students drill from
choice though not required to do so. In the winter
term only one hour of drill is required, botany spec
imens can not be piocured, and chemistry is not re
quired. Thus it semis that the amount of work re
quired of the second )ear student in the spring term
is very much greater th.in that inquired in the win
ter term, Asa result they are over-purdened at the
most inconvenient season of the year. Would it not
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