The Triangle Volume 4

The Triangle Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...November t9, rS97. RECENT GIFTS. If a list of the donations to the University were kept standing in our columns, and the additions made as new ones come in, we would doubtless be surprised at the length of the list as well as the value of the gifts. The Geological department is constantly receiving new specimens; the Biological department has just added many important specimens, made possible by a handsome Christmas gift to Professor Bristol for his department; the Engineering department notes some new gift or gifts nearly every week; the Physics department has recently received more than $1,000 which Professor Hering is expending for needed apparatus. The Germanic and general libraries are in receipt of valuable additions, which have been noted from week to week in The Triangle. These, with gifts to the various other funds of the College, are the source of much gratification, less appreciated, perhaps, by the College, because the gifts are not observed in bulk. The plant at University Heights is, nevertheless, being gradually equipped in a manner that will be especially noteworthy within a few years. These facts the Faculty and Council are cognizant of; and the students should be cognizant of the same, in order that they may appreciate and be grateful for the gradual strengthening of the University's equipment. COLLEGE SPIRIT. The development of college spirit at University Heights is very noticeable when one takes a comparative view of the conditions existing in '94-95. when the College was removed from Washington Square, and those existing to-day. I mperceptibly, almost, a spirit of devotion to Alma Mater is seizing the students as they enter. But it is no less an actuating force because it is practically silent. The numerous elements...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651367
  • 9781236651365