Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 10

Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 10 : June, 1909 to May, 1910 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Brown Alumni Monthly, Vol. 10: June, 1909 to May, 1910 In another respect this lack Of exter mals is Shown in the absence Of all com petition. The German university atmos phere is one Of leisure. Our students are confronted by the keenest kind of competition from before the time they enter the university till the day of grad nation. All this is absent in the German university. NO entrance examinations, no prizes, scholarships, fellowships, no athletics, no debating societies, no col lege paper, no absence reports, no tests, examinations or marks (the only record Of the students' work is the signature Of the professor in the Anmeldebuech in the possession of each student), no sum mons from the clean or president - at least ordinarily. The only factor that enlivens this simplicity, - monotony we should think - is the fraternity student with his bright cap and ribbon, his beer stein and duels. These latter, however, so far from being ostentatious public ath letic spectacles, are closely guarded, Often even secret, being unlawful, but connived at by the authorities and the police. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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