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A farewell song

A farewell song

By Laura Fitzpatrick ’08

Posted on Aug. 12, 2008

In April the editors of PAW received a letter from Herbert S. Bailey Jr. ’42, recalling his classmates’ optimism as they graduated into World War II. One senior, Bailey wrote, captured the mood in a song he composed that spring for Theatre...

Web exclusive: Final days on campus bring together graduating seniors

By Jocelyn Hanamirian '08

Posted on Aug. 7, 2008

Air conditioning was blasting in our van of nine senior women, cooling the Santa Fe, N.M., scenery that passed by as we sang along to our mix CD. Just days earlier, we had been leafing...

Web Exclusive: May relay creates competition, collegiality

By Melinda Baldwin GS

Posted on Aug. 4, 2008

One spring day in 1976, graduate students and faculty members in the Rutgers mathematics department challenged their Princeton counterparts to a 25-mile relay race on the first Sunday in May, ...
Broomball sweeps campus; new upperclass meal options

Broomball sweeps campus; new upperclass meal options

By Julia Osellame ’09

Posted on July 30, 2008

As the men’s and women’s hockey teams don’t grace the ice with their skates, other students crowd onto Baker Rink with their sneakers and sweatpants, ready to enter competition that pits friend against friend...
Sitcom offers a lighter view of campus life

Sitcom offers a lighter view of campus life

By Julia Osellame ’09

Posted on July 22, 2008

Frat parties, dirty laundry, and long-distance relationships. Can’t get enough of college life? A new sitcom airing on the Princeton Student Television Network promises to fill that void. Sophomores Jeremy Kent,...
PU 08544: Gossip web site stirs juicy debate

PU 08544: Gossip web site stirs juicy debate

By Alice Lloyd George ’09

Posted on July 14, 2008

“C’mon. Give us juice,” reads the homepage of juicycampus.com, a Web site that has been stirring up the campus ever since it expanded in January to include Princeton. Founded by Duke graduate Matt Ivester in...
More on the web: Spring-break trips become a chance to serve

More on the web: Spring-break trips become a chance to serve

By Julia Osellame ’09

Posted on July 14, 2008

A day for thank-you's

By Isia Jasiewicz '09

Posted on June 27, 2008

It was the day before Dean’s Date, and a rainy one at that. Everyone in the Rocky-Mathey dining hall should have been eating lunch silently, hunched over books and outlines. But instead, hundreds of students were...
Students express their views

Students express their views

By Alice Lloyd George ’09

Posted on June 25, 2008

More than a third of the nearly 2,000 students who participated in an Undergraduate Student Government referendum in April said there has been a decline in the overall quality of student life due to top-level administration decisions, with...

Admitted students preview campus life

By Folasade John ’09

Posted on June 15, 2008

Cheers and applause filled the lobby of Forbes College the afternoon of April 10 as the first of 467 prospective Princeton students arrived to meet their University hosts during the first of two Princeton Preview weekends, designed to...

Jawing

By Isia Jasiewicz ’10

Posted on May 27, 2008

Students may have been surprised in the second week of April to find in their inboxes invitations to a political debate “where liberals argue for the Bush tax cuts and conservatives want an immediate withdrawal from Iraq.” But the...
'Jaws'

'Jaws'

By Folasade John ’09

Posted on May 27, 2008

The soundtrack contains two notes that strike fear in the hearts of movie-goers, but for students at Dillon Pool, Jaws was the perfect study break. The movie was shown March 28 on a projector set up on the bleachers next to the pool. A...

Support for thesis writers

By Bianca Bosker '08

Posted on Apr. 21, 2008

Bud Grote’s senior thesis in the economics department is due in less than a month, and time is running short. “I certainly won’t be washing my laundry over the next couple of weeks,” Grote admitted. “Anything that’s not absolutely...
Support for chastity

Support for chastity

By Isia Jasiewicz ’10

Posted on Apr. 21, 2008

On the 200-level of the Frist Campus Center is series of rooms housing support groups for students: the Women’s Center, the Davis Inter-national Center, the LGBT Center. And if one set of students gets their way, space may be needed for...
Making the grade(s) -- I

Making the grade(s) -- I

By Melinda Baldwin GS

Posted on Feb. 24, 2008

At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, undergraduates breathed a sigh of relief as they handed in their papers and essays for the fall semester. For most students, Dean’s Date — the final deadline for written assignments — meant freedom from those...

Making the grade(s) -- II

By Chip McCorkle '09

Posted on Feb. 24, 2008

One Princeton grading policy that engendered student criticism long before grade deflation is the option to take courses on a Pass/D/Fail (“P/D/F”) basis. Once a semester for no more than four semesters, students can ask professors to...
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