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Accept Papal apology and move forward

The recent apology of Pope John Paul II for the sins committed in the past by those acting in the name of the Roman Catholic church against Jews, women, the poor, dissidents and various ethnic groups, among others, has generated much comment and controversy.Within the Jewish community in this country, in Europe and in Israel, voices have been heard complaining that this is too little, too late.

OPINION | 03/23/2000

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Women's water polo heads to nation's capital to face CWPA challenges

With the Eastern College Athletic Conference championships only two weeks away, the women's water polo team (10-3 overall, 4-0 Collegiate Water Polo Association) has been hard at work.After a Spring Break full of physically intense California play, the Tigers will arrive in Washington, D.C., this weekend a more unified and experienced team to take on Maryland, Villanova, James Madison and George Washington as they continue their CWPA league play.This weekend will also serve to strengthen the squad as it prepares to defend its title as the inaugural Ivy and ECAC champion and improve upon last year's 30-11-1 record."We are definitely ready for this weekend," senior captain and goalie Goga Vukmirovic said.

SPORTS | 03/23/2000

Koleinu

Back in February of 1997 (during my young, innocent froshie days), I was hanging out with two of my sophomore buds, when my friend Dave pops the question: "Hey, do you sing?""A little," I said.

NEWS | 03/22/2000

Jon Stewart recalls life as a local boy

When Jon Stewart reflects on growing up in central New Jersey, three particularly poignant memories enter the townie-turned-television-titan's mind."Hoagie Haven, Genessee Cream Ale and whizzing on the Mercer Oak," he said.Upon learning that the Mercer Oak is no longer standing, Stewart responded, "I blame Yale.

NEWS | 03/22/2000

Rider sweeps softball in afternoon doubleheader

After watching all hopes of salvaging the second game of an afternoon doubleheader against Rider end with a weak force out by sophomore shortstop Kim Veenstra, Princeton softball head coach Cindy Cohen just stood still for a moment on the third base line, as though she hadn't realized the game was over.But the disappointed and exasperated look on her face spoke volumes about what she thought of her team's performance."We just haven't gotten better all season and I am partially to blame," Cohen said.

SPORTS | 03/22/2000

Letters to the Editor

Millstone Bypass would harm quality of lifeI write with regard to the excellent March 22 'Prince' article discussing the effect of the proposed Millstone Bypass on the Washington Elm Allee.

OPINION | 03/22/2000

Women's lax pounds hapless Columbia

After a demanding early season schedule in which the women's lacrosse team played its first four games against teams ranked in the Top 10 in the country, Princeton was in need of a break.They got that break in the form of an 18-0 trouncing of lowly Columbia yesterday afternoon at Wein Stadium in New York.Senior goalie Laura Field made five saves in the first half and was relieved by junior Jennie Platt who saved two shots in her first collegiate action after taking over at the beginning of the second half.The shutout was the first one in the 27-year history of Princeton's program and serves as a good building block going into the Ivy season."We didn't know it was the team's first shutout, but that just makes a win like this extra special," sophomore attack Kim Smith said.This was the opening game on both of the teams' Ivy League slates, and was a good indicator of how the No.

SPORTS | 03/22/2000