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Oct.13, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 2

For the record

Published in the October13, 2010 issue

A letter in the Sept. 22 issue incorrectly reported the class year of Joe Bolster ’52.

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From the Archives

In response to: From The Archives


Published in the October13, 2010 issue

The May 12 From the Archives photo is more likely from the junior prom, which was a big deal in the 1950s. A name band (such as Lester Lanin) was brought in to Dillon Gym, and attire typically was formal. The senior prom, even in those days as I recall, was the Monday night...

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Reminder of the past

In response to: Historic building to be history


Published in the October13, 2010 issue

Too bad the old Osborn field house is being torn down (Notebook, April 28). In my day it was used to serve training meals to athletic teams before contests. I think they served steak and the trimmings, and then whole wheat toast and honey for dessert. You could have as many...

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R.I.P. in D.O.P.

In response to: The bookseller


Published in the October13, 2010 issue

As a frequent traveler to Paris, I often walk past the Shakespeare and Company bookstore, named for Sylvia Beach’s original shop. The article on The Letters of Sylvia Beach by Keri Walsh *09 (Alumni Scene, July 7) points out that Miss Beach began her life in the place she...

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Time to honor Alito '72


Published in the October13, 2010 issue

With the confirmation of Elena Kagan ’81, Princeton has three sitting justices on the U.S. Supreme Court — one who is Jewish and one of Puerto Rican descent (both women), and the third an Italian-American whose father was an immigrant. I have never been prouder of Princeton,...

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