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Apr.†3, 2013

Vol. 113, No. 10

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BUZZ BOX: Offering remembrances of those who have died

Published in the April†3, 2013 issue

Each new memorial posted at PAW Online offers the chance to write a remembrance, and classmates, family, and friends have posted hundreds of thoughts that pay tribute to those who have died. Following are recent examples: NORM HUNTER ’78, about classmate Tim McNamara: “Tim...

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Ensuring campus safety

In response to: Campus police officers seek debate over whether they should be armed

By WALTER WINGET ’58

Published in the April†3, 2013 issue

I note from the On the Campus column in the March 6 issue that the campus police officers are not allowed to carry guns and that there is objection to doing so, in part because “increasing the number of guns is neither helpful nor conducive to a stable community.” I am sure...

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A professorís warmth

In response to: Acclaimed author Oates to retire from University

By SUSAN WOLFSON

Published in the April†3, 2013 issue

Please note “reluctantly” in the first sentence of PAW’s story (Campus Notebook, March 6) on the retirement of Joyce Carol Oates. For more than 30 years, she has been cherished here as an internationally admired writer, who in turn has cherished her students. I was shocked to...

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A professorís warmth

In response to: Acclaimed author Oates to retire from University

By BARRY QUALLS

Published in the April†3, 2013 issue

Re: the characterization of Joyce Carol Oates in the March 6 issue (“her sometimes-frosty demeanor at the many talks and book signings she does”): Can you have watched Joyce Oates at readings and book signings? I have seen her in talks from Shrewsbury, N.J., to Santa Fe,...

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Sotomayor í76ís experience

In response to: A Moment With...

By KAREN FORMOSA YUKEVICH S’64

Published in the April†3, 2013 issue

As the wife of Princeton alumnus, I would like to thank you for printing the interview with Justice Sonia Sotomayor ’76 (A Moment With, March 6), which I found very moving. I am board member of Pittsburgh charity that offers scholarships to smart but indigent students ...

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