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Nov.17, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 4


A classics 'ephiphany'

By Stephen J. Bednar '60

Published in the June11, 2008 issue

The passing of President Goheen is sadly noted. Although somewhat naive at the time, my game plan as a freshman at Princeton was to take as many gut courses as possible, collect a respectable number of “gentleman’s Cs,” and have an enjoyable experience...

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A perfect response

By Roland M. Frye Jr. '72

Published in the June11, 2008 issue

It was the spring of 1970, and the campus was still in an uproar about the United States’ recent incursion into Cambodian territory during the Vietnam War. Only a few months earlier, I had received a low (i.e., bad) number in the “draft lottery,” and...

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Remembering Goheen

By Tad LaFountain '72

Published in the June11, 2008 issue

My only interaction with President Goheen during my undergraduate experience came inside Marsh’s, the former drugstore on Nassau Street. It took place in May 1970, and if the man were mortal, he probably was there to pick up antacids. I have no...

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A farewell salute to '27

By Malcolm Mackay ’63

Published in the April2, 2008 issue

My father was the 1927 class secretary throughout my childhood and college years, and later the class president. I personally knew — and so liked — many members of the class, and knew about many more. And so it is with sadness that I read in the Feb. 13 PAW the obituary of Joe...

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