Current Issue

Apr.23, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 12

Features

Going Solo

Choosing his own path, David Carpenter ’08 hopes to bring greater luster to the humble viola

A life in music might have been easier for David Aaron Carpenter ’08 had he decided to embark on a solo career playing violin, instead of viola.There’s a longer and deeper tradition of virtuoso violinists and a larger repertoire ...Read more
Professors in the Center for African American Studies stand in the foyer of their new home, historic--and recently renovated--Stanhope Hall.  Clockwise, from top left: Wallace Best, center director Valerie Smith, Cornel West *80, and associate director Noliwe Rooks.

Taking root

Princeton's Center for African American Studies is giving a big boost

When it was announced in the fall of 2006 that Princeton was creating an ambitious new Center for African American Studies, the news triggered a mix of excitement and wariness among some black alumni who returned to campus a few...Read more
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