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Oct.8, 2008

Vol. 109, No. 2

The just-opened Lewis Library differs from the model first designed by “starchitect” Frank Gehry, but campus officials involved in its development say it’s a better fit for the campus. This is the view from Ivy Lane.

The Gehry that landed on Ivy Lane

The new Lewis Library brings a futuristic face to a tradition-heavy place

Published in the Oct.8, 2008, issue

Is Princeton ready for Frank Gehry? Skeptics peering over construction fences at the corner of Washington Road and Ivy Lane had their doubts. Some predicted that Lewis Library would be the scariest thing to fall to earth in central New Jersey since that...Read more
Joshua Micah Marshall ’91 in his office, shortly after he learned he had received the prestigious Polk Award for legal reporting.

Raking muck in the new public square

Josh Marshall ’91’s blogging led to one of journalism’s biggest prizes – and the resignation of a U.S. attorney general

Published in the Oct.8, 2008, issue

Poke your way past pungent piles of flowers stacked on the crowded Manhattan sidewalk, press the button and wait for the buzzer, climb the narrow staircase to the unmarked door on the third floor, and enter the headquarters of the news operation that helped...Read more
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