Last year, when I told my friends that I was going to study archaeology and work at an archaeological digging site over the summer, nine out of ten of my friends mentioned the famed Mr. Jones in one way or another: I got enthusiastic comments like “you’re going to be like Indiana Jones!” or “what are you going to find, Ms. Indiana Jones?” I reply with a smile, but to be honest, I’m not a huge fan of those comments that link me to Mr. Jones. Don’t get me wrong Indiana Jones fans, I do like the movie series and the charming character; but archaeology as shown through the movie series is simply too misleading and plain wrong.
With the launch of The Daily Princetonian’s website redesign, I am happy to announce the return of our Blog section! Readers who have been following our paper for a while might remember our past two blogs: The Prox and Intersections. After a long period of lull on both of these blogs, we decided to combine them under one banner moving forward: Intersections.