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Jan.13, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 7

Coaching and excellence

By Duke Slichter ’54

Published in the January13, 2010 issue

I am deeply disappointed in my University. The coaching job done by Roger Hughes and his staff this year, in light of the number of injuries and the illness of Jordan Culbreath ’10, should have been cause for commendation, not dismissal. The work Coach Hughes has done over the...

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Lift the ban on transfers

By Charles S. Rockey Jr. ’57

Published in the January13, 2010 issue

Another Princeton football coach has been terminated. Because of the University’s 20-year ban against accepting transfer students, our coach went into battle with one hand tied behind his back. Ironically, the failure to accept transfers also works against Princeton’s stated...

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No 'incendiary' views

By George A. Pieler ’73, Falls Church, Va.

Published in the January13, 2010 issue

For more than 250 years, Whig-Clio has embraced controversy and dialogue, because that’s what the Halls are all about: open debate, vital discourse, and even occasionally rancorous exchange of ideas. These traditions have endured near-pitched battles over hosting Alger Hiss and...

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More military heroes

By Phillips Huston ’45

Published in the January13, 2010 issue

Without detracting from the World War II heroism of Sandy Bonnyman ’32 and Tom Brophy ’47, I must correct a statement in the 1947 Class Notes for Nov. 18. Marine Lt. Bonnyman was not the only Princeton Medal of Honor recipient. My understanding is that there have been six, and...

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Coed suites? Hold on

In response to: Gender-neutral housing on its way

By Rocky Semmes ’79

Published in the January13, 2010 issue

In regard to the new program proposed for coeducational student housing (On the Campus, Nov. 18), I take exception to the comment by Robert McGibbon ’11 that “We’re all adults. It only helps people to give them more choices.” The presumption that post-adolescents are indeed...

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