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Mar. 17, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 10

For the record

In response to: A moment with...

Published in the March 17, 2010 issue

A Moment with ... Lesley Wheeler *94 in the Feb. 3 issue incorrectly reported her statement about modern­ist poets of the 20th century. The sentence should have read: “When modernists introduced the value of difficulty, whole English departments were built up on the fact that...

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Seeking moral integrity

In response to: Gender-neutral housing on its way

By Sam Boatwright ’59

Published in the March 17, 2010 issue

I suppose the gender-neutral housing policy (On the Campus, Nov. 18) makes sense if one subscribes to the empty notion that this is an enlightened age in which there are no absolutes such as morality, ethics, God-given commandments, accountability, etc. If each man is his own...

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A laudable response

By Ezra Fitz ’00

Published in the March 17, 2010 issue

On Dec. 29, a New York Times article by Joseph Berger entitled “An Undocumented Princetonian” described the odyssey experienced by Harold Fernandez ’89. I encourage everyone to look up the article, but in sum, it describes how a teenager from the mean streets of Medellín,...

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Two questions, one answer

In response to: Yearning for recognition

By Gilbert Chu ’67

Published in the March 17, 2010 issue

Your article about Asian-Americans at Princeton raised two questions for me. First: Does the Princeton admission office have an unwitting bias against Asian-Americans? An objective demographic review of Princeton admissions should help answer this question. The review must...

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Tie ethnic studies to American studies

In response to: Yearning for recognition

By Martin Schell ’74

Published in the March 17, 2010 issue

I commend Shirley Leung ’94 for “Yearning for recognition” (feature, Jan. 13), which addresses many complex issues surrounding Asian-American identity. Her article starts with an insightful plea from Andy Wong *10: “Asian-Americans are not a monolithic community.” Despite the...

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