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Jan. 18, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 6

Progressive group forms

By Jason Gold ’81, Alison Holtzschue ’82, Tom Burka ’81, John Oakes ’83, and 28 other alumni

Published in the January 18, 2012 issue

We are forming a network of Princetonians who share a commitment to progressive values. Princeton often is perceived to be a bastion of conservatism, but we believe this does not reflect the diversity of the Princeton community. Our intention is to give a voice to the many ...

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Responsibilities of the 1%

By Bryan Bell ’83

Published in the January 18, 2012 issue

It was very sad for me to hear news reports that a Princeton student taunted a group of Occupy the Highway protesters with the statement, “We’re the 1 percent,” while others called out, “Get a job.” Another student is reported to have said: “Princeton students are benefiting...

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Liberals and conservatives

In response to: GOP forum puts national focus on professor’s conservative group

By Anthony Marcus *87 *89

Published in the January 18, 2012 issue

I wonder if Professor Robert George’s views on such issues as abortion, gay marriage, public-sector pension benefits, and the gold standard are informed by his presumed expertise in jurisprudence (Campus Notebook, Oct. 5, and letters, Nov. 16). If not, I wonder whether he...

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Liberals and conservatives

In response to: Conservative values

By Naela Anne El-Hinnawy ’05

Published in the January 18, 2012 issue

I was thankful to read Redmond Finney ’51’s letter in the Nov. 16 issue. However, I was confused by his comment about the “heavy liberal bias” of the University. The basic premise of science is that change is inevitable and in many ways, if understood, beneficial and ...

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Bonding and risk on OA trips

In response to: 'Not ideal,' but bonding nonetheless

By Roger Singer ’93

Published in the January 18, 2012 issue

The article on Outdoor Action (feature, Oct. 26) reminded me of my experience. Yes, I met fellow students and bonded with them (including one who became one of my best Princeton friends). But we also had other things common with this year’s trips: We were lost (wandering...

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