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July 11, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 15

Cover Story
Soren Thompson ’05

London calling

By Brett Tomlinson

With the London Games set to begin later this month, PAW shines the spotlight on some of Princeton’s Olympians and Olympic hopefuls — and the paths...

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Two classes — ’52 and ’02 — celebrate each other.

True colors

By Jennifer Altmann, Katherine Federici Greenwood, and Fran Hulette

Text by Jennifer Altmann, Katherine Federici Greenwood, and Fran Hulette; with additional reporting by PAW staff and Abigail Greene ’13, Giri Nathan...

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Following custom, the 25th-year class leads the P-rade.

A reunion of abundance

By Kyra Auslander ’87

Reunions can be overwhelming. Between class events, alumni forums, ­faculty lectures, theater performances, arch sings, and just walking around our...

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Septuagenarians and barbarians: A 30-something visits the 5th and 50th

By Adam Ruben ’01

People ask a certain question so often at Reunions that my friend Mike Korn ’00 had a T-shirt made to answer it. Now, when someone starts the...

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Bittersweet farewell: A diary

By Angela Wu ’12

PAW asked Angela Wu ’12, one of our On the Campus writers for the last three years, to document the days that led to Commencement and alumna-hood.

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Thomas Boggiano ’12 gets a handshake from Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Bentow after receiving his first salute as an officer.

From Commencement to the Army: A ‘sense of obligation’

By Jennifer Altmann

A few hours after Commencement, Greg Colella ’12 exchanged his graduation robe for military dress blues and swore an oath to support and defend the...

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Author Michael Lewis ’82 - Baccalaureate speaker, who acknowledged the role luck has played in his life:  “Life’s outcomes, while not entirely random, have a huge amount of luck baked into them. Above all, recognize that if you have had success, you’ve also had luck — and with luck comes obligation. ... You owe a debt to the unlucky.”

Commencement Voices

By Mark F. Bernstein ’83

Michael Lewis ’82, the author of such best-sellers as Liar’s Poker and The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, is one of the country’s most...

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Renovation plans for Firestone Library
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