Current Issue

Apr. 25, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 11

Douglas Massey *78

Crisis Contrived

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

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 commute, and some 14,000 people cross the bridge on foot each day to work, shop, visit family, or go to school...Read more

Hidden Treasure

Unexpected ­Discoveries in Firestone Library

FOUND: Twenty-three watercolors by Gwen John, a British painter who died in 1939 and was the muse of sculptor Auguste Rodin. WHEN: In November 2010 by a visiting scholar in the papers of poet Arthur Symons, which were donated to the Princeton University...Read more
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