Fact and Rumor.
The bow oar of the Oxford crew weighs only 150 lbs.
Great interest in rowing is being shown at both Brown and Bowdoin.
E. E. Richards, Jr. captain of the Yale foot ball eleven has an article in Outing.
Oniy seven men are in training for positions in the Cornell inter-collegiate boat.
Five of the waiters at Memorial have seen service there for nearly twelve years.
F. W. Knowles, '88, who was trying for coxswain of the class crew, has left college.
The University of Michigan has just been presented with a law library of 5,000 volumes.
The fellowships and scholarships at Oxford are said to amount to more than $500,000 annually.
The University of Pennsylvania is to have a new gymnasium, costing over fifty thousand dollars.
There are nineteen Harvard alumni in the Columbia Law School, thirteen in the senior, and six in the junior class.
There has been great complaint lately about the tardiness of the Co-operative Society in sending for text books.
The University of Virginia has no prescribed course of study, no entrance examinations, no vacation except the summer one, and but six holidays.
While the ice on the Charles River basin was in good condition, a number of Harvard men fitted out an ice boat and daily enjoyed exciting sport.
Copies of the twenty-second annual catalogue of the Columbia Law School have been received through the mail by all members of the senior class.
The contributor to the Nation attacks the literary merit of translations from the classics, saying that most of them are "comparatively worthless."
It is rumored that strong efforts will be made, to present another Greek play here next year, as a part of the celebration of the 250th anniversary.
Thursday evening, the Amherst Alumni held a dinner at Young's. Many alumni were present, and the dinner was in every respect a notable success.
Gleason, one of the candidates for the freshman nine, fell Saturday while running on the track in the gymnasium, and, it is feared, injured his knee seriously.
The college journal is almost peculiar to this country. None are published by students in England, or on the continent, but there are a few in Austria and New Zealand.
The Princetonian has figured that at Yale thirty per cent. of the Freshmen room in the college buildings; at Harvard, forty-eight per cent.; and at Princeton, eighty-four per cent.
At the last meeting of the Harvard Natural History Society, held Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1885, the following gentlemen were elected to membership: William A. Locy, R. G., Shirley R. Snow, '86, John L. Ames, '87.
The Lampoon has sent around postal cards asking students to subscribe for the second half year. All that is necessary to do is to sign one's name to the card and drop it in the post. Surely this is but little trouble, and no one ought to fail to aid the paper in helping to gain the required 200 subscriptions.