Current Issue

Nov. 17, 2010

Vol. 111, No. 4


Game Day

Published in the Nov. 17, 2010, issue

This year’s Princeton-Harvard game kicked off at 1 p.m., but for the loyal ­contingent of Class of 1956 graduates, family, and friends on the lawn behind Cloister Inn, the festivities started nearly three hours earlier. The group has been perfecting the art...Read more

Plato’s pop culture ­problem, and ours

Might Tony Soprano and Nurse Jackie be viewed in the same way as Odysseus and Oedipus?

Published in the Nov. 17, 2010, issue

Earlier in November, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that may have the unusual result of establishing a philosophical link between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Plato. The case in question is the 2008 decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of...Read more

Brave new world

At the Center for Information Technology Policy, dismembered voting machines are just the beginning

Published in the Nov. 17, 2010, issue

Just before the fall semester began, Alex Halderman ’03 *09, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Michigan, learned that one of his research collaborators had been arrested.   In the spring, Halderman, Hari K. Prasad, and...Read more
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