NOTES AND COMMENTS.
Cornell has a department of political science.
Indictments have been presented against twenty-three Princeton freshmen, for general rowdyism.
Oberlin pleads for voluntary prayers, on the ground of insufficient accommodations for the large number of students who attend.
President Howard, of Wellesley, predicts that twenty years hence more young ladies will be seeking a collegiate education than young men.
Camp, '80, has been elected captain of the city polo team. A series of matches between the city and college teams will be arranged as soon as possible. - [Yale News.
The senior class of Mt. Holyoke Seminary petitioned that they be allowed to publish a paper. The principal told them that there wasn't enough talent in the class to do credit to the institution. - [University Herald.
The Boat Club of Pennsylvania University has received a communication from the Lake George Rowing Association, to enter in their races next summer. The club propose to send an eight and a four, and possibly a pair.
It is probable that a scientific expedition will be sent out from Princeton College next summer, either to the White river country of Utah, or the badger beds of Wyoming, to make geological, botanical and other scientific researches. [Cornell Sun.
The first Greek letter society in America appeared in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, and was called the Phi Beta Kappa. Its origin is a mystery, and it is a disputed question as to whether it was founded by Thomas Jefferson, sprang from a Free Mason's lodge, or was introduced from Europe. - [University Herald.