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Sept. 14, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 1

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Amy Weisser ’86 spends her days preparing memories of a day we can’t forget

By Maurice Timothy Reidy ’97

Amy Weisser ’86 walks confidently into the cavernous space below the footprints of the World Trade Center, pointing out enormous objects along the...

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Tilghman at 10

In June, Shirley Tilghman marked one decade in office, leading the University through times of both boom (Whitman College, Lewis Science Library,...

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A moment with ... Ryan C. Crocker *85, ambassador to Afghanistan

As a mid-career fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School, Ryan C. Crocker *85 immersed himself in courses and ­lectures in Near Eastern studies, a...

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“Greek life links first-year students with older students. ... Delaying rush to sophomore year will change this vehicle for mentorship and may further entangle rush and eating-club bicker.” Catherine Ettman ’13, Undergraduate ­Student Government vice president

Freshmen to be prohibited from fraternities, sororities

Published in the Sept. 14, 2011, issue

Freshmen will be banned from joining fraternities and ­sororities at Princeton starting in the fall of 2012, and upperclassmen will be prohibited from conducting any type of rush activities for freshmen. The University will maintain its policy against...Read more

Thoughts on a tragedy: Lessons learned in the decade since 9/11

Published in the Sept. 14, 2011, issue

PAW asked 11 alumni and faculty members with different perspectives on the events of 9/11 to respond briefly to the question: With the passage of a decade, what is the most important lesson to be learned from Sept. 11 and its aftermath?Read more
Sherry Lefevre ’74 in her summer house on Nantucket that she furnished with items she found trolling eBay.

The house that eBay built

Sherry Lefevre ’74

Published in the Sept. 14, 2011, issue

When she was a young girl, Sherry Lefevre ’74 spent three summers with her family in an early 19th-century house on Nantucket — a “funky” place with slanted floors, dark Victorian furniture, a “secret” garden hidden by over­growth, and lots of old, used...Read more
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