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June2, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 15

Clubhouse is 'iconic'

In response to: Historic building to be history

By Robin Stennet ’01

Published in the June2, 2010 issue

I was saddened to read of the impending demolition of Osborn Clubhouse (recently the Third World Center) with little more than a passing nod to its role in Princeton minority life (Notebook, April 28). The article and perhaps the University seem not to consider Osborn as...

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A shortsighted decision

In response to: Historic building to be history

By Drew Carneal ’60

Published in the June2, 2010 issue

Most institutions would fight to preserve this handsome building so redolent with the traditions of the place. To me, and I think to a lot of people, it is “iconic” both for its architecture and its meaning to generations of Princetonians. This is an “of the moment” and...

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Voting for trustees

By Carlos Niederstrasser ’94

Published in the June2, 2010 issue

It is once again time to vote for Princeton alumni trustees. It is wonderful to know that alumni are represented on the board of trustees of our University. Unfortunately, I find myself facing the same dilemma as in all previous elections — I have no reasonable basis for...

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Procter Hall's meanings

In response to: Procter Hall

By Steve Synakowski ’75 *78

Published in the June2, 2010 issue

The photograph of Ralph Cram’s Procter Hall at the Graduate College (Final Scene, April 7) reflects and befits this generally unknown facet of the University beautifully. The image captures the spatial and the iconic sense of the architecture remarkably well. ...

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Why the change?

By David R. Wright *76

Published in the June2, 2010 issue

I notice in the photo of the graduate dining hall that the tables have been rearranged since I attended (1966–70). They used to be perpendicular to the side walls. Why the change? I also notice that the organ console, formerly just inside on the right as one entered, is absent....

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