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Jan.23, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 7

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Calling all graffiti writers

For the bathroom stall, above, titled "Is that You, Senator?" furniture maker and marquetry artist Silas Kopf ’72 asked people to send him ideas for graffiti to include on the inside doors, sending out a mass e-mail through Princeton's TigerNet discussion...Read more

In memoriam

Robert Gutman & John R. Willis

ROBERT GUTMAN, a Princeton lecturer and influential architecture critic, died Nov. 23. He was 81. Gutman spent nearly four decades on the sociology faculty at Rutgers, and for much of that time, he also taught at Princeton as a...Read more

In the News

CHARGES OF SERVING ALCOHOL to a minor, filed against the presidents of Cottage Club, Cloister Inn, and Tiger Inn, have been dropped in borough court. Charges against the first two were dismissed for lack of evidence. Tiger Inn...Read more

Lecture Circuit

Atul Gawande, professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and a staff writer for The New Yorker, speaking Nov. 13 in McCosh 10 on “Mediocrity and Its Causes: A Surgeon’s Notes on Medical Performance.”Read more
Stephen Walt, left, makes a point in Dodds Auditorium as co-author John Mearsheimer looks on during a heated discussion of the pair's controversial book on the "Israel lobby."

A heated response to authors of 'Israel lobby' book

The authors of a controversial book on the “Israel lobby” addressed a packed Dodds Auditorium Dec. 10, bringing with them a fierce debate over scholarship and charges of anti-Semitism. In their book, The Israel Lobby and U.S....Read more

Underdogs in $1 million challenge

When Netflix, the Web-based DVD-rental company, offered $1 million to anyone who could significantly improve its predictions about how much a customer will like a movie, the contest generated buzz among computer scientists. Money...Read more
Sherif Girgis ’08

Rhodes, Marshall, Sachs scholars named

Five Princeton seniors have earned scholarships to pursue graduate study in Great Britain in the coming academic year. Three — Sherif Girgis ’08, Brett Masters ’08, and Landis Stankievech ’08 — will be Rhodes Scholars, and a...Read more
Victoria Laws ’08, left, chairwoman of the Latino Coalition, and Chicano Caucus officers Oscar Castro ’09 and Jessica Gamboa ’10 met at Nassau Hall to discuss Latino issues with President Tighlman.

Latino students: Changes needed

A coalition of Latino student groups, citing an environment of “isolation and distinct marginalization,” is calling for a strong University commitment to improve the academic and social experiences of Latino students, faculty, and...Read more

Princeton Prize adds new locations

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations, which recognizes high school students for exceptional work in helping to improve race relations, has expanded to 21 locations across the country in its fifth year. The program, created by...Read more
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