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THE official announcement to Juniors of voluntary recitations has appeared, and with it the restrictions and conditions with which the privilege is given. The mind of '80, which has been revelling ever since last June in the thought of exchanging the badly ventilated recitation-room for its own luxurious apartment, redolent with the aroma of the cigarette, and has been reckoning on its degree as a perfectly "cold thing," has been brought suddenly to a sense of its duties and dangers, by the announcement that 50 per cent on the year's work will be required for admission to the Senior class, and that two hundred censure-marks, instead of three hundred, will incur special probation. This is sad news to the sybarite, but it seems only fair that those who enjoy the same privileges as Seniors should be called upon for an equal amount of hard work. The action of the Faculty is simply another step taken in raising the standard of the bachelor's degree.

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