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Apr. 25, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 11

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Douglas Massey *78

Crisis Contrived

Professor Douglas Massey *78 says that most of what we think about Mexican immigration is wrong

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

It costs 35 cents to walk across the Paso del Norte bridge from Juárez, Mexico, into Texas; 50 cents to return. Still, 85 cents makes it a cheap...

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Hidden Treasure

Unexpected ­Discoveries in Firestone Library

By Jennifer Altmann

FOUND: Twenty-three watercolors Gwen John, a British painter who died in 1939 and was the muse of sculptor Auguste Rodin. WHEN: In November 2010...

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Members of the Freshmen Rush Policy Implementation Committee spoke with students attending an April 2 forum. From left are Arda Bozyigit ’12, Jake Nebel ’13, Professor William A. Gleason, and Shreya Murthy ’13.

Tough penalties suggested for frosh-rush ban violators

By Giri Nathan ’13

Students who violate the ban on freshman Greek life should be suspended, according to a University committee created to recommend enforcement...

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Heart-transplant recipient Jessica Melore ’03 works for the NJSharing Network.

Promoting organ donation

Jessica Melore ’03

By Katherine Federici Greenwood

When she was 16, Jessica Melore ’03 suffered a massive heart attack. Her doctors thought she might not live through the night, and last rites were...

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Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, on life as dean of the college

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

Last summer, Valerie Smith succeeded Nancy Weiss Malkiel as dean of the college. Smith, the Woodrow Wilson Professor of ­Literature and a 2009...

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Alejandro Zaera-Polo

New architecture dean named; some students question choice

By Jennifer Altmann

The University named architect and scholar Alejandro Zaera-Polo dean of the School of Architecture, effective July 1. Zaera-Polo, a visiting...

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