Letters

For the record

Published in the April 1, 2009 issue

A memorial for Joseph A. Imbrogulio ’47 in the Feb. 11 issue contained several errors. A corrected version appears in this issue on page 53.

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Accepting a non-apology

In response to: Keep playing Citadel

By Gary Oleson ’71

Published in the April 1, 2009 issue

Richard Daily ’54’s letter (Feb. 11) added one more round of “blame the victim” in the cadet assault on the Princeton band before the Citadel football game. He is “certain” that the Citadel administration made the perpetrators “pay.” However, one of the perpetrators of the...

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Advice for Obama

In response to: Dear Mr. President

By Lawrence J. Dickson *71

Published in the April 1, 2009 issue

I am following up on PAW’s invitation to offer advice to the president (feature, Jan. 28). Don’t chain us to a corpse, Mr. Obama! Since 1973, like clockwork, every eight to 10 years, the financial lemmings have jumped all together off some cliff, taking us with them. (See...

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Enforce drinking rules

In response to: Could a 'social honor code' curb binge drinking?

By John W. Minton Jr. ’50

Published in the April 1, 2009 issue

If Princeton University is unwilling to enforce its current rules about alcohol consumption, why should the students be required to do so (Notebook, Jan. 28)? This nifty reversal of in loco parentis, leaving students to do the parenting, is the latest example of an unwavering...

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The astronomer's view

In response to: The cosmic apocalypse

By Axel Kunzmann ’64

Published in the April 1, 2009 issue

Although it is not likely that I will be personally affected whether either of the current leading theories about the end of the universe is correct (cover story, Feb. 11), I was interested to read about the Atacama Cosmology Telescope in Chile. In her memoir My Invented...

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