Advice from the 1914-15 student handbook

Tips for first-year students from the 1914-15 student handbook:

– Ask questions. It is evidence you are alive and awake.

– Eat at the Commons if possible. It furthers the democratic spirit of the college.

– Attend at least part of your classes. Knowledge obtained from them will be good for you as well as help you.

– Watch the bulletin boards.

– A man is known by the company he keeps out of.

– Don’t be noisy in the library. Others around you may wish to sleep.

– Be proficient in your studies.

– Don’t be a bookworm. Worms are good for nothing but bait. Enter into outside activities.

– Make use of the mountains. While probably not put there just for you, they might as well be used as to stand idle.


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