The freshman crew at Columbia has not yet began training.

Princeton will probably row at Philadelphia and at Lake George.

Mr. Robert Whitelaw, the assistant master in Rugby School, has translated the tragedies of Sophocles into English verse.

The officers at Lasell propose during this winter to give the students some practical teaching on sanitary plumbing in houses.

President Carter of Williams, who is Connecticut born, illustrates his immigration to Massachusetts as the nutmeg coming to the greater (grater).


The directors of the Columbia Boat Club are empowered to refuse to permit the crew to row unless sufficient funds are raised within a stated time.

Miss Edith Thomas, daughter of a professor of Johns Hopkins, has recently received the first degree of Ph. D. ever granted to a woman by the University of Zurich.

"Holiday Idlesse," a volume of verses by J. H. West of Tufts College, has been recently issued, and is described by the Springfield Republican as "young and collegy."

The McGill University (of Montreal) authorities have seized $32,000 belonging to the estate of the late Miss Barbara Scott, to meet the legacy left by her to found a chair in the university, but which the executors would not pay.

Dr. Brown of Dartmouth College stated at an alumni meeting held in New York city last week that, "there never was a time when the prospects looked so bright for Dartmouth as today." The "prospect" must have brightened considerably since a year ago.

It is thought that the Columbia eight to row Harvard next June will consist of J. A. B. Cowles (captain and stroke), H. R. Muller, A. H. Van Sinderen, W. T. Moore, D. B. Porter, D. Reckhardt, W. Wheeler, and H. Fitzgerald, with J. T. Walker, Jr., or H. Dormitzer as coxswain.

Dr. Newberry, in a New York Tribune interview, expresses himself warmly in favor of co-education in Columbia College. "For fifteen years" he says, "a few women have attended the lectures of Professor Rood and myself, and to reach our lecture rooms were compelled to traverse halls and stairways where they encountered a large number of students, and yet they were always treated with perfect respect, and their presence in the lecture rooms made the classes more quiet and attentive because it put them on their good behavior."