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Publisher’s Letter: In This Nation’s Service

By Aaron Smargon ’11 This marks my last issue as Publisher of the Tory, and for my final “Publisher’s Letter” I wish to share a view that my Princeton professors and peers have rarely espoused, but that the Tory has always championed: American exceptionalism. It was this very concept that Woodrow Wilson channeled when in…

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Points & Punts

Sigma Chi Frat House A few members of the Sigma Chi fraternity recently bought an apartment on Witherspoon Street. This caused the Tory to wonder if members of other student organizations might follow suit. Just imagine all the wild and crazy parties that the Anscombe Society would throw if they had their own house. In…

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Is Princeton Fighting The Right Battle?

By Kevin Halenda ‘12 Princeton’s University Health Services (UHS) recently announced a major change in their policy on testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). “Working in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health, UHS is now able to offer gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing to all students, regardless of insurance coverage, for $14 effective November…

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A Questionable Experiment

By Toni Alimi ‘13 Over Christmas Break, a group of students initiated a study through the Psychology department and Princeton’s Office of Sustainability to observe how external pressures affect Princeton students’ attitudes and actions towards energy-saving initiatives. However, due to carelessness in the implementation of the study, lack of clarity concerning the obligations of students,…

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Point-Counterpoint: Closing The Deficit

Cut Spending Immediately By Chris Goodnow ‘14 Since the dawn of the bailout and stimulus-ridden era of the Bush and Obama administrations, the U.S. government has taken an inherently wimpy approach in tackling the Great Recession. By promising to gladly pay us Tuesday for stimulus funds today, rampant deficit spending is not only bankrupting the…