Columbia University - In The Halls of Learning
Columbian University. Dr.Ed ward Farquharhasassumed charge ot his new department of history, nnd the work has been divided into four classes. The senior and Hie junior hJe medieval history, the sophomores ancient, and the freshmen modern history. In tlie literature class, which Is conducted by Prof. George J. Smith, lately of the CcntraljHigh School, and which Is a collaborative t of, Dr. Farquhar's course, the students are pursuing their new course. The drama as literature. English ioets. and modern fiction. Prof. Lee Davis Lodge u ill soon begin a series of class lectures on socialism. The move to establish a university paper Is meiting with treat success in every department. Aj number ot the trustees, nlnmni, and processors have contributed $150 as a deficiency fund, and every indication points to the establishment of a bright, weekly paper. The lioard of , editors wilt be chosen from the student'body, one from each de-Mrtnient, and tie excellent- material In tlie different! schools promises wll for lis literary lic-rit. A meeting ot the students of the Corcoran Scientific School to form class organization wllMahe place, to night itkUnivcrslty Hall. - jt - ' The advantage of an organization In this schoolihas long been apparent, and at a meeting held last year the most active participants in this scheme determined to form sucii a society, and appointHl a committee on permanent organization, in whoe hands the plans for the object were placed. At this last meeting the constitution and by- la wssuhm lit ed by the chairman on thealiove committee were discussed, and with one or two amendments unanimously adopted. The meetings are lo be held every three weeks, and at tlie next, on November 2, the officers will be elected for tlie year and a name for the society determined upon. Announcements for an Interesting course of public lectures will be made as soon as Prof. Gon, the chairman on the university lectures, rcturna from Atlanta.