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The average weight of the crew of Cambridge University is 172 1/2 pounds, and of the Oxford crew, 167 1/4 pounds.

There are at present two hundred and seventy students at Brown, sub-divided as follows: Seniors, 54; juniors, 60; sophomores, 71; freshmen, 85.

The Amherst Glee Club are to make a tour to the West during the Easter vacation, visiting Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Paul and other cities.

A college house of representatives is proposed by the Amherst Student, which will take into consideration all questions of discipline, its decisions to be regarded as final by the faculty.

A freshman hesitates on the word "connoisseur." Professor: "What would you call a man that pretends to know every thing?" Freshman answers: "A professor." - [Chronicle.

"Genius," says an English paper, apropos of the election of Ruskin to the Slade Professorship of Art at Oxford, "Genius is not an over-common quality in the occupants of professional chairs."

The presidency of the new college at New Orleans, founded by Mr. Paul Tulane, has been accepted by Col. William P. Johnson, son of Albert Sidney Johnson and at present at the head of the Louisiana State University.

The Yale nine is paying particular attention to boxing in its gymnasium practice, daily lessons being taken by the twenty men who are in training from "Prof." Dole. It is expected that next spring's contests are to be particularly sanguinary.

"Carlyle," said Mr. Hale the other evening, in his address on the "Choice of a Profession," "Carlyle led the young men of his day out into a wilderness, and there he left them, because he himself did not know on which side lay the Promised Land."

The Columbia College games will take place at Madison Square Garden on Friday and Saturday, March 16 and 17. The events are to be as follows: For college men only - 75-yard run, 225-yard hurdle race, half-mile run, two-mile bicycle race; tug-of-war, 600 pounds limit, two substitutes allowed. Open to all amateurs-75-yard run. handicap; 200-yard run, handicap; quarter-mile run, handicap, 30 yards limit; half-mile and mile runs, both handicap; one mile run for men who have never won a first prize at that distance; 600-yard run, L. E. Myers barred; quarter-mile hurdle race; one and two-mile walks, both handicaps; two-mile bicycle race and running high jump, handicap.

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