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Mar. 17, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 10

Denial of center 'a travesty'

By William V. Healey ’52, M.D.

Published in the March 17, 2010 issue

Re: Princeton rejects student petition to establish center for abstinence and chastity: What is going on? Who is responsible for this travesty in a once morally great university?

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More views on race

In response to: Home

By Paul Hertelendy ’53

Published in the March 17, 2010 issue

Gratifyingly, your multidimensional “Reflecting on race” issue of Jan. 13 goes well beyond traditional black-white coverage, especially with Maya Rock ’02’s article on the increasingly prevalent multiracial identity in America today. In our Princeton graduating class 57 years...

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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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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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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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