If you thought English Zero was deflating wait until you see this, also from 1935:
Sent home to your parents too! (That would probably be a FERPA violation today.) As I said yesterday, they were not fooling around. Rice students had not yet become paying customers and so there was no reason to relax either disciplinary or academic standards to keep them around. Screw up or even start looking like you might screw up and we will make sure your parents know about it. Continue and you’ll wind up on probation–every semester saw long lists posted in front of Lovett Hall of the current crop of endangered students. If you didn’t fix it, out you went.
Today’s a travel day for me, be back on campus tomorrow.