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Jan. 19, 2011

Vol. 111, No. 6

A friendly oasis

In response to: Wilson College turns 50

By Janet Stotsky ’81

Published in the January 19, 2011 issue

I enjoyed living in Wilson College for my freshman and sophomore years. It was a friendly oasis in what seemed a very intimidating place, and where I made some lifelong friends. A few years ago, while visiting my nephew at Princeton, I wandered over to my freshman dorm, 1915...

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Concussions concern

In response to: Amid concerns, concussion awareness grows

By John Lewis ’50

Published in the January 19, 2011 issue

I am appalled to read “Amid concerns, concussion awareness grows” (Sports, Nov. 17). Where were the coaches, the medical department, the parents? After at least two concussions his sophomore year, R.C. Lagomarsino ’09 was “sidelined for a week” following a concussion his...

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Battling over Alimta

In response to: Alimta patent upheld

By David S. Herr ’65, M.D.

Published in the January 19, 2011 issue

I was dismayed to read the article (Campus Notebook, Dec. 8) regarding the University’s legal action, in concert with Eli Lilly and Co., to keep the cancer drug Alimta from being made available as a generic drug for an additional five years. If the University and Eli Lilly...

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Religious violence

In response to: A moment with...

By Ron Thompson ’64

Published in the January 19, 2011 issue

I respectfully must differ with all five answers Professor Mark Cohen gave in his PAW interview (A Moment with, Nov. 3). Although it is correct that anti-Semitism “originated” in Europe, nowhere in the world is it more relentless and deadly than in Muslim countries of the...

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Misleading numbers

In response to: Numbers can mislead

By David T. Moran ’62

Published in the January 19, 2011 issue

As a career scientist in sensory neuro­biology, I was delighted to read the article about Charles Seife ’93’s book, Proofiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception (Alumni Scene, Oct. 13). When I was a grad student in biology at Brown in the late ’60s, I was astounded to...

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