THE new rule at Princeton in regard to absences seems to be but a poor reform at best, and what little good it would do is offset by another regulation concerning excuses which goes into effect with it. The present Senior Board of the Princetonian sever their connection with the paper with this number. They end their labors with a pretty little dying speech, in which they express their satisfaction with themselves and the rest of the world.
THE Lasell Leaves is as fresh and girlish as ever (we mean this as a compliment), and is really a treat after wading through the Oberlin Review with its six-page criticisms on "Self-Culture," and its other discouraging articles. "Romance of the Rose,' though not a new idea, is very prettily written. "The Big Creamy Bowl" and "Grand Reception" smack a little of boarding school.
WE congratulate the new board of the Amherst Student on the general excellence of their first issue. The condensed novel, under the title of "Farewell, Dearest," is the brightest thing of the kind we have seen since the Graphic's "History of Boston."
THE Cornell Era wishes to know why the Advocate puts the item concerning the leave of absence and privileges of special examination granted the Cornell crew, under the head of "Lies of the Week," inas-much as it is true. There, we knew you would get yourselves into a scrape, Brother A., with those Lies of the Week.
IF the Faculty of that institution does not object, we would suggest to the Oberlin Review that they change their printer. The thick and misty nature of the type might give a cynical person the opportunity of making unpleasant comparisons between the printing and the general character of the articles contained in its columns.