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Nov. 3, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 3

Cover Story
Rex Lee Jim ’86, center, joins hands with Navajo Nation presidential candidate Ben Shelly at a campaign stop in September at the Southwest Navajo Fair in Dilkon, Ariz.

The poet as politician

Rex Lee Jim ’86 believes Navajo pride and self-determination begin with language

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

Politicians are politicians everywhere, it seems, and for the most part the Navajo Nation is no exception.   The Navajos were electing a new president, and two days before the August ­primary, 200 people filed into a candidate forum at Monument Valley...

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Since 2006, the Medal of Honor flag has been awarded to living and primary next-of-kin recipients of the Medal of Honor.

The Medal of Honor

Princetonians have fulfilled the motto “in the nation’s service” in many ways, but one of the most dramatic is through earning the nation’s highest decoration for valor in wartime, the Medal of Honor. A total of 3,448 Medals of Honor have been awarded — ...Read more

Doctoral programs earn high marks in new study

A national assessment of doctoral programs released Sept. 28 ranked Princeton as a leader in graduate education, but the complexity of the findings makes it difficult to say who is the best in a given field. The National Research Council gathered...Read more

No club hopeful left behind?

We’d like your reaction to the alternative selection process outlined by the Eating Club Task Force: Leave a comment below this story; e-mail PAW at or write to PAW, 194 Nassau St., Suite 38, Princeton NJ 08542.Read more
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'What I write about'
Rex Lee Jim '86 talks about his poetry, and explains a poem written for Princeton's 250th anniversary.
Pilgrimage to a distant shore
Clay Bonnyman Evans searches for signs of his grandfather, Alexander Bonnyman ’32, a hero of the battle of Tarawa in 1943.
Early Princeton images
Click here for photographic images of Princetonians from the 1840s and 1850s, and details of how they have been preserved by the University Archives.
Video: Covering foreign news
Watch Kira Kay *03’s report from Rwanda for her nonprofit Bureau for International Reporting.
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