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Apr. 25, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 11

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Matching wits at the pub; creating a group identity

Matching wits at the pub; creating a group identity

By Melinda Baldwin GS

Posted on Nov. 16, 2008

What’s the name of the area of the brain that produces dopamine? How many stars are on the Alaskan flag? Can you name the former teen idol who voiced Captain Shang in Disney’s animated film Mulan? If so, Pub Quiz at the Graduate College...

Games with a purpose

By Paavana Kumar ’10

Posted on Nov. 2, 2008

Computer games are often viewed as solitary and addictive. But for Luis von Ahn, a 29-year-old computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, they can be strategic, communal – and useful. The winner of a MacArthur “genius...
Seniors face a new reality; Public Safety’s new wheels

Seniors face a new reality; Public Safety’s new wheels

By Chip McCorkle ’09

Posted on Nov. 2, 2008

Sometimes accused of living in an “orange bubble,” Princeton students have been following the financial crisis awfully closely. The interest is part academic (economics is one of the most popular majors on campus), but also pragmatic. For...
On tour, at home and abroad

On tour, at home and abroad

By Catherine Mevs ’09

Posted on Oct. 18, 2008

On a clear day last fall, Kejia Tang ’10 arrived at the admission office at Clio Hall with his usual arsenal of tour-guiding tricks: clever jokes, cute anecdotes, and interesting historical facts. In his second year as an Orange Key tour...
Making a memorable debut

Making a memorable debut

By Jessica Lander ’10

Posted on Oct. 3, 2008

Patricia Gaspari-Bridges anticipates light-saber fights erupting in the grand reading room, nicknamed the “Treehouse,” of the new Lewis Library. Head of Princeton’s science and technology libraries, Gaspari-Bridges gestured at the...
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