Letters

For the record

Published in the May 13, 2009 issue

A Notebook story in the April 1 issue incorrectly reported that Campus Club had been purchased by the University. The building was donated by the club’s membership in 2006, with the stipulation that it would continue as a social and academic facility for students. The March 18...

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From the archives

By Benjamin Waterhouse ’00

Published in the May 13, 2009 issue

Wow. The 1970s? Based on one goatee? Those are the Tigertones from the mid-1990s (From the Archives, April 1). Given the mistletoe and the attempt to look like reindeer, this is probably the holiday arch sing in December 1995. The Tones are, from bottom to top, David Grossman...

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Princeton's feminization

By John H. Schmid Jr. ’45

Published in the May 13, 2009 issue

Many important and long overdue changes have been made in the University since World War II. However, the admission of women was, I think, an unhappy decision. Since the war, most major all-male Ivy colleges have embraced coeducation. Apparently, educators insisted that...

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College, independence, and trust

In response to: The hookup culture

By John Raimo ’08

Published in the May 13, 2009 issue

As a recent graduate, I was disturbed to read professors George and Londregan’s recent letter (March 4). Premarital sexual activity seemed an odd topic for   an alumni publication; these culture wars begin and end far beyond the Princeton campus. Indeed, I am not entirely sure...

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Take a wider view

In response to: Hating Uncle Sam

By Richard Lachmann ’77

Published in the May 13, 2009 issue

If the students in Sophie Meunier’s Wilson School junior task force hope to “win hearts and minds” (“Hating Uncle Sam,” March 4), they are not going to accomplish that by being trained in the bureaucratic arts of writing two-page memos and splitting the difference, and being...

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