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June10, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 15

From the Archives

In response to: From the Archives

By Christina Cragholm ’97

Published in the June10, 2009 issue

Re the March 18 From the Archives photo: If I had to guess, I’d say this was a residential-college team intramural competition in 1994 or 1995. Karen Lubell ’97 (Mathey) has the clipboard, Ryan LaSalle ’97 (Butler) is in the background in long pants, and I think Vikas Aggarwal...

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Triangle, then and now

By Kendall Crolius ’76

Published in the June10, 2009 issue

I received the brochure “Princeton: Then and Now” in support of the Aspire campaign, and enjoyed seeing a photograph from the Triangle Club illustrating the arts at Princeton “then.” The Triangle Club is justifiably proud of its long heritage and its position as the first...

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Admitting a new class

In response to: Admission rate stirs up students

By Henry R. Whitehouse ’54

Published in the June10, 2009 issue

How can 44.8 percent of those offered admission to Princeton’s Class of 2013 possibly be “U.S. minority students” (Notebook, April 22) out of the total pool of applicants — white, African-American, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian — who all are U.S. citizens? Hopefully, this...

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Divergent messages

By Roger Haight *94

Published in the June10, 2009 issue

My Princeton Alumni Weekly and Virginia Tech alumni magazine both arrived on the same day, and there are interesting parallels and contrasts to be found in both magazines. Both universities have mottoes concerning service: Ut Prosim (That I may serve) for Virginia Tech, and...

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China and Taiwan

In response to: Keep Taiwan separate

By George Costow ’04

Published in the June10, 2009 issue

In response to Ronald Chen ’90’s April 22 letter in which he defends “the historic and political facts of China and Taiwan’s long separation,” I would like to remind Mr. Chen of the difference between what constitutes a state and what constitutes a region. Regardless of which...

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