In about a week the CRIMSON will issue a call for candidates from the freshman class. We make the announcement thus early that the matter may be given due consideration by the members of the class. If men try who are not fitted for the paper they make useless labor for themselves and trouble for the managers of the sheet. We will state, then, in outline, the scope and aim of the paper, and the qualities that are consequently desired in candidates.
The CRIMSON purposes to be a channel of communication between members of the faculty and the students; it purposes to mark changes in all departments fo the University; to furnish a report of notable lectures or sermons delivered here and to give accurate announcements and records of all events in the activities of the college which are conducted by the students themselves.
This being the aim of the paper, it is evident for what kind of men we have a place. The ideal editor would be a man of good personal address, of quick observation and ready intelligence. He would be able to get facts precisely as they are and put them into readable shape with a no mean literary skill. He would, above all other things, be willing to work and even to work hard if the interests of the paper demanded it.
It is impossible that freshmen should know whether they are possessed of the requisite qualities. It will do less harm to try and find oneself deficient than not to try and lose the chance for valuable development. We invite all men who feel themselves suited for the position of editor to present themselves as candidates. The competition is open to the entire college. Members of ninety-five and ninety-six desiring to try will see the managing editor in the sanctum at two o'clock on any day except Saturday. A special call will be issued to the freshman class.