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Mar.†21, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 9

Celebrating the literary

By John Jessup ’51

The Jan. 18 issue merits appreciation. The extensive and intensive devotion of so much space to the literary (shades of The Lit) is impressive. The Kahneman “thinking” piece illuminates. Michael Pratt’s musical march was a delight. Triangle’s Apocalypse, statuesque. A shame...

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A coach who put academics first

In response to: Extra Point

By Sandy Thatcher ’65 *67

While Merrell Noden ’78 makes an important point about balance between athletics and academics at Princeton in his Extra Point column (Sports, Jan. 18), he did not choose wisely by starting with an implied contrast with Penn State, where I worked for 20 years (1989-2009)....

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An orange-and-black tale

In response to: From Princetonís vault

By Smokey Williams ’42

Readers of the Feb. 8 issue of PAW enjoyed W. Barksdale Maynard ’88’s account of how the tiger became Princeton’s emblem. Orange and black, and all that. However, there is a postscript to be made. The colors of the House of Orange and Nassau were actually royal blue and orange –...

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