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Mar.18, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 10


Mind the gap

For some students, the best way to kick off a Princeton education is to go somewhere else

Published in the Mar.18, 2009, issue

Annie Sprogell could have started her freshman year at Princeton last fall as a member of the Class of 2012. But the demands of high school had been unrelenting: the pressure to ace her exams and papers, her spot on the varsity tennis team, and a slate of...Read more
First lady Michelle Obama ’85 listens to children at Mary’s Center, a community social-service center, in Washington in February.

Mrs. Obama goes to Washington

From Chicago to Princeton to Pennsylvania Avenue, the interests that define Michelle Robinson Obama ’85 haven’t changed

Published in the Mar.18, 2009, issue

It was Inauguration Day. The 44th president had just taken the oath of office, and his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson ’83, was checking out his sister’s new digs, better known as the White House. A staff member, one of 93 who work for the first family, gave...Read more
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