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July6, 2011

Vol. 111, No. 15

Stan Morton ’04 cranks it out with the University Band on Poe-Pardee Field at the end of the P-rade.

Reunions rocks

Published in the July6, 2011, issue

THE SOUNDTRACK OF REUNIONS spanned generations, from the feel-good vibes of the Beach Boys, performing Friday night for the classes of 1961 and 1971, to the bumping rhythm of Naughty by Nature, the hip-hop headliner at the Class of 2001 tent. At every...Read more

A guide to Commencement

Published in the July6, 2011, issue

MORE THAN 2,000 STUDENTS — 1,202 UNDERGRADUATES AND 815 GRAD students — became alumni when President Tilghman awarded their degrees May 31. With its pomp and quirks, the Commencement ceremony is a grand sendoff into adulthood. Carlos Fuertes *11, who ...Read more
 Tom Kessler ’86, right, and Dave Mackie ’86 in 1984 in their ground-floor suite in Henry Hall.

Back to the Class of 1986

Published in the July6, 2011, issue

In the quarter-century since the Class of ’86 graduated, dizzying changes in technology have reshaped our lives. The undergraduate experience is very different today. A comparison of two dorm rooms makes the point: The gadgets that made Tom Kessler so...Read more

In college admissions, Princeton decided it couldn’t stand alone: Early admission, take two

Published in the July6, 2011, issue

Dennis Reynolds, a guidance counselor at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Md., in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., increasingly has been having conversations with students that make him uncomfortable. Take one student who walked into Reynolds’...Read more
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