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A TRI-COLLEGIATE PRIZE.

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The infusion of the element of keen competition into undergraduate literary work is promised by the commendable plan of a tri-collegiate prize to be instituted by the literary magazines of Harvard, Yale and Princeton. The CRIMSON has more than once advocated the establishment of a literary prize to be competed for by undergraduates of Harvard and Yale, and has pointed out that the stimulus of competition resulting would do a great deal to raise the standard of literary endeavor in both colleges. The tri-partite competition now planned should stimulate even keener rivalry and call out contributions of distinct merit. The conspicuous defect in American undergraduate life today is the lack of intellectual exercise, and every innovation that stimulates mental contests must receive our complete approval.

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