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- At base-ball '80 beat '79 by a score of 14 to 1.
- The President gave the Seniors a reception, November 20.
- The Jubilee this year was more successful than any previous one.
- Yale defeated Princeton at foot-ball in New York on Thanksgiving Day. Score 2 to 0.
- The University Boat Club have reduced the membership fee from five to two dollars.
- Sophomore debating-clubs to take the place of the abolished Sophomore societies, are talked of.
- The Peabody Museum has just received a very valuable collection of ancient pottery, recently dug up in Missouri, and believed to be nearly two thousand years old.
Princeton.- Certain members of the Senior Scientific Class have requested the resignation of one of their professors, "because they were not learning anything from him."
- At the last meeting of the trustees the Senior Finals were removed, and a motion to prevent the Base-Ball Club and the Foot-Ball Team from playing matches out of town during term-time was rejected.
- The Foot-Ball Twenty defeated the Pennsylvania University Team, November 11, by a score of six goals to none; time of game, 13 minutes. The return game, November 25, was also won by Princeton by the same score.
Vassar.- Garrett, of Philadelphia, has been chosen photographer to '77.
- The number of students is 325, about fifty less than last year.
- During the summer an elevator has been put in, and a singing-hall built.
- The Juniors have organized a political club, the Seniors have reorganized their Glee Club, and the base-ball clubs have been consolidated.
- By the will of Mr. J. B. Lyon, of Cleveland, the College receives forty thousand dollars, the first bequest since the death of Mr. Vassar.
Amherst.- Professor Shepherd has finished his lectures to the Seniors, and has gone South for the winter.
- The Seniors have a recess from Thanksgiving through the Christmas vacation, but will have no spring recess.
- President Seeley has finished his course in Mental Science with the Senior class, and will leave for Washington shortly after Thanksgiving.
- Candidates for admission to the Freshman class, coming from one of twenty-one schools (among which are Williston, Exeter, Boston Latin, Andover, Adams, and Cambridge High School), are now admitted in Latin and Greek without examination.
- President Gilman, of Johns Hopkins University, has bought nearly half the collection of French books exhibited at the Centennial by a well-known Paris firm.
- The Trinity College Faculty have ordered that there be no more singing in the Yard or in College buildings; and the students have construed the rule as applying also to Chapel.
- Mr. F. F. Jewett, for some time private assistant in chemistry to Professor Gibbs, of Harvard University, has been appointed Professor of Chemistry in the Imperial University of Japan.
- Mr. Thomas William Lewis, of Caius College, has been appointed President of the Cambridge University Rowing Club, vice Mr. P. W. Brancker, who in leaving Cambridge leaves a vacancy in the University Eight. It is thought, however, that Mr. Prest, son, of the Archdeacon of Durham, will take the vacant seat. He is said to be a fair oar, as his father was when he was an undergraduate at St. John's College.
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