Letters

Krugmanís views

In response to: Krugman: Nobel in economics

By Charles Babcock ’58

Published in the December†17, 2008 issue

I read with interest your article about Paul Krugman (cover story, Nov. 5). I have seen him on TV a couple of times, and was dismayed to hear him advocating such a redistribution of wealth for our country. It seems to me that individual incentive should be encouraged, not...

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Citadel game questions

In response to: Bandís visit to The Citadel draws a frosty reception

By Reed M. Benet ’84

Published in the December†17, 2008 issue

I’ve never been a big fan of the Princeton band, nor any of the other so-called “scramble bands” around the country. I do believe I get their fundamental inherent joke, though, which is utilize and stretch the tradition (read: license) of the halftime show as an opportunity...

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When the Citadel comes to Princeton

In response to: Bandís visit to The Citadel draws a frosty reception

By William J. Ledger ’54

Published in the December†17, 2008 issue

The PAW description of the undisciplined behavior of members of the Corps of The Citadel toward our band members, both on campus and in their home stadium, raises the question of what to expect next fall when these two schools are scheduled to meet on the Princeton gridiron. If...

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Why play the Citadel at all?

In response to: Bandís visit to The Citadel draws a frosty reception

By Bill Adams ’53

Published in the December†17, 2008 issue

The band’s unfortunate experience at The Citadel prompts this question: With so few non-Ivy dates available, why does football schedule the likes of San Diego, Hampton, and, now, The Citadel, in the first place? In addition to Colgate, Lafayette, and Lehigh, regular non-league...

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Top ranking omitted

In response to: A new round of rankings

By Josť Huizar *94

Published in the December†17, 2008 issue

The recent PAW article entitled “A New Round of Rankings” (Notebook, Sept. 24) covered the University’s rankings in various publications. It was great to see that Princeton continues to rank high in publications such as Black Enterprise and Forbes.com, among others. † Princeton...

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