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Vol. 111, No. 7

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Pride and shame

In response to: Reflecting on pride and gratitude

By Susan Cohen ’80

Published in the September23, 2009 issue

Our superstar alumnae, Michelle Obama ’85 and Sonia Sotomayor ’76, certainly have been a source of pride (letters, July 15). But I’m writing about a related source of shame: that a young woman I know will not become alumna of the incoming freshman class. It was surprising...

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Reflecting on pride and gratitude

In response to: Alumni pride

By Argyris Vassiliou *91

Published in the September23, 2009 issue

Bob Bender ’71’s letter of July 15 leaves me puzzled. The heading above it proclaims “Alumni pride.” If it has taken two and a half centuries of accumulating greatness to finally inspire pride in an alumnus, perhaps a little reflection — or what the Communists used to call...

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From the Archives

In response to: From The Archives

By Marc Rosenthal ’71

Published in the September23, 2009 issue

I am writing in reference to the June 10 From the Archives photo. The student in question is Bobby Baron ’71. I think the attire was a bit more festive than a shroud — I believe it was a tie-dyed sheet. As to the reason for this “unusual attire”: It was 1971!

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For the record

Published in the September23, 2009 issue

Photographs of Reunions in the July 15 issue were taken by Beverly Schaefer and Frank Wojciechowski. The issue credited the photos incorrectly.

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