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The Daily Princetonian

The Invisible Avenue

For the last few days, pre-frosh have swarmed the campus. Equipped with maps, '04 buttons and awed gazes, they are hard to miss.On tours, at receptions and at panel discussions, pre-frosh are barraged with facts and figures about what makes Princeton unique.

OPINION | 04/25/2000

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Child custody battles should not depend on religion or politics

As we think about the painful images of Elian Gonzalez being carried from his home by FBI agents, we should also recall the other high-profile international custody battle that has escalated during the past week.In New York in March 1998, Gehan Mohamed Fathi Ali Ahmed, a 23-year-old Egyptian woman, married Yiannis Diamandis, a 29-year-old Greek man.

OPINION | 04/24/2000

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Letters to the Editor

IMF protests part of democratic processAs someone who was in Washington, D.C., for the protests against the IMF and the World Bank, I would like to respond to the April 21 opinion pieces by Melissa Waage '01 and Kushanava Choudhury '00.Waage suggested that, instead of practicing direct action in the streets, we should "lobby" the World Bank and IMF, "suggest alternative policies" and "develop grassroots support" in the countries affected.

OPINION | 04/24/2000

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In praise of the power nap: Even world leaders need a little shut-eye

Apparently, college students are not the only ones who use libraries and meeting rooms as locations to put in some serious time working off sleep deprivation.Two weeks ago, the venerable New York Times ran a cover story not on wars or famine or Internet billionaires suddenly unable to pay their phone bills, but on the best spots for U.N.

OPINION | 04/23/2000

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More students, more problems for under-funded club sports

Fifty percent of Princeton undergraduates participate in some form of intercollegiate athletics. Of those approximately 2,400 students, some 1,300 are club athletes on teams ranging from aikido and figure skating to Nordic skiing and softball.However, while the University cites this high level of student athleticism in guidebooks, its financial support does not match its praise.

OPINION | 04/19/2000

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Letters to the Editor

USG open to ideas on social alternativesI am writing in response to Dana Pasternak '03's April 13 article in the 'Prince' regarding the Trustee Initiative Funding Committee, in which I represent the USG.

OPINION | 04/18/2000

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Letters to the Editor

Alcohol initiativeSeven months and approximately $75,000 later, the University alcohol initiative has helped fund activities for dozens of student groups and has provided entertainment for hundreds of undergraduates.

OPINION | 04/17/2000