Letters

For the record

Published in the March 2, 2011 issue

In a Jan. 19 Campus Notebook story on a survey of graduate students, satisfaction data for campus services were based on the population of doctoral students who had used each of the ­services.   The photo of Professor Bernard Chazelle that accompanied the “Last academic...

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Celebrating satire

By Jonathan Sills ’96

Published in the March 2, 2011 issue

Three big hurrahs! to PAW for the recent “Funny Princeton” special issue. The article about how only 44 percent of grad students are satisfied with social life at Princeton was hilarious. I then turned to the pitch-perfect satire on the Alcohol Coalition Committee’s ...

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20 minutes of stand-up humor

In response to: Last academic standing

By Sun-Young Park ’03

Published in the March 2, 2011 issue

How is it that Professor Uwe Reinhardt was never mentioned in this article? During a stint my sophomore year when I thought that I, too, could become an investment banker, I enrolled in Econ 102, and Professor Reinhardt’s 20-minute stand-up session at the beginning of each...

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Funny professors

In response to: Last academic standing

By Carrie Johnston ’93

Published in the March 2, 2011 issue

I was interested to read Jason Gilbert ’09’s musings (feature, Jan. 19) on which of Princeton’s teachers are funny. I was eager to read about my favorite Princeton professor, Scott Burnham, from whom I took Music Theory 101 and 102, and was shocked not to see mention of his...

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Odes to Wawa

In response to: Perspective

Published in the March 2, 2011 issue

Editor’s note: The following Wawa tributes were received in response to Ellie Kemper ’02’s “Ode to Wawa” in the Jan. 19 issue. Beacon in the night. Brimming shelves of Entenmann’s. See? Forbes is well-placed. Nathaniel Fintz ’06 Cambridge, Mass. Oh Wawa, how I miss thee so!...

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