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Apr. 6, 2011

Vol. 111, No. 10

Ignoring the natural world

By John Sichel ’81

Published in the April 6, 2011 issue

The article on the debate between Peter Singer and Dinesh D’Souza (Notebook , Jan. 29, 2009) states that D’Souza argued “the development of moral instincts in human beings can not be explained by evolution.” Why not? Many animals exhibit social structures of varying degrees...

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Married couples in Brown Hall

In response to: Student unions

By Donald W. Maloney ’49

Published in the April 6, 2011 issue

In addition to the sites mentioned in the Feb. 9 Alumni Scene story (“Student unions”), the most impressive location for the married couples among the returning veterans in 1946 was Brown Hall, situated as it was in the heart of the campus. I know because the couples were on...

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Marriage requests; expulsion threats

In response to: Student unions

By Robin Knox Little ’50

Published in the April 6, 2011 issue

I read “Student Unions” (Alumni Scene, Feb. 9) with personal interest and enjoyment. However, I found the article to be a bit misleading and somewhat incomplete. I was a 17-year-old high school graduate when, in September 1946, I came to Princeton as a non-veteran member...

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Orange and … white?

By Dennis Fowler ’63

Published in the April 6, 2011 issue

Some months back, my beloved Princeton bucket hat expired, its crown disintegrating to shreds after years of adventure and toil. With its jaunty orange-and-black P on the brim and dapper band of black stripes bordering an orange center, it had accompanied my wife, Peggy, and...

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Dinner at Lahiere's

In response to: End of an era: Lahiere's closes

By Jon Schachter ’84

Published in the April 6, 2011 issue

We had our rehearsal dinner at Lahiere’s in October 1999, the day before getting married at Prospect. It was wonderfully done in their intimate upstairs room.  

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