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Oct. 5, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 2

on the campus

Grad students square off in the kitchen

By Melinda Baldwin GS

Posted on Feb. 5, 2009

Call it the graduate-student version of Top Chef. In honor of National Soup Month, Sharon Bzostek and her husband, Mike Nalepa, cooked up the idea for a “soup-off” – a contest designed to crown the Princeton graduate community’s top...
Students go unplugged; updating Ulysses’ tale

Students go unplugged; updating Ulysses’ tale

By Chip McCorkle ’09

Posted on Feb. 4, 2009

Just before winter break, students in Rockefeller and Mathey colleges participated in a new intramural competition that was provocatively dubbed “Do It in the Dark.” The real name of the game, though, was abstention — from leaving lights...
Pitches and propositions

Pitches and propositions

By Melinda Baldwin GS

Posted on Jan. 25, 2009

It’s a scenario entrepreneurs dream about: You have a great idea for a business venture, and one morning you find yourself sharing an elevator with a well-known venture capitalist. Can you pitch your idea successfully before you reach the...

Web Exclusive: The Chapel celebrates a Hindu holiday

By Jessica Lander ’10

Posted on Dec. 15, 2008

More than 300 diyas, small ceramic lamps, flickered on tables flanking the central alter, one for every member of the audience Nov. 8 in the Princeton Chapel. Golden podiums, draped with shimmering cloth and topped with candles and rose...
‘Grinch’ in 31 languages; students behind bars

‘Grinch’ in 31 languages; students behind bars

By Jessica Lander ’10

Posted on Dec. 9, 2008

How do you say “Grinch” in Chinese? Although midterms were coming up, Jonathan Kent ’10 was busy translating a stanza from Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas into Tang Dynasty poetic style. He settled on “lugui,” which means “green...
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