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Twice a year, Lawnparties brings famous bands and some not-so-famous musical artists to Prospect Avenue.
This weekend, I explored two Japanese restaurants in the vicinity of Princeton: Mo C Mo C and Sushi Palace.Mo C Mo CMo C Mo C is on Tulane Street — the one slightly farther than Witherspoon.
'Unfamiliar Street' is a travel column in which we take you around the world and introduce you to a cool STREET far from the well-trod gravel of Prospect Avenue.I still don’t know the name of the street, but I fell in love with it on my first night in Bermuda.I walked out of dinner with my friends around 8 p.m., and it was dark outside already.
Department of Geosciences professor Jorge Sarmiento is one of the leading oceanographers in the world.
“The vagina becomes a site for women’s empowerment and individuality among women,” Olivia Robbins ’16 said, in reference to the play she is co-directing with Azza Cohen ’16, Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.”Ensler, the play’s author, interviewed over 200 women about the female experience and compiled them into her 1996 play.
President Barack Obama announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba last December, but if you’d like to visit Cuba before the embargo potentially ends, then take ART 466: Havana: Architecture, Literature and the Arts.
Phil Klay is a veteran of the Iraq War, having served as an officer in the Marine Corps.
Martha Friedman, lecturer in visual arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts, grew up in a family of scientists.“Literally, the way I thought about things seemed different from my nuclear family,” Friedman said, describing her upbringing.As paradoxical as it sounds, Friedman decided to become an artist in response to her family’s interests.
Students at Dartmouth College asked Texas Gov. Rick Perry explicit questions about his stance on homosexuality when he spoke there on Sunday night, according to The Dartmouth.
Lauren Bush Lauren ’06 encouraged around 450 members of the Class of 2015 to become conscious consumers and maintain a fresh perspective on the world at a class dinner held on Sunday. “You all have so many fresh ideas that are untainted by the status quo and I would encourage you to go out into the world,” Lauren said.
Freshmen Chance Fletcher, Christopher Hsu, Brandon McGhee, Jenny Zhang and Rachel Yeehave been elected to the class council for the Class of 2018, according to an emailsent by Undergraduate Student Government president Shawon Jackson ’15 to the freshman class on Friday night. USG elections manager Amara Nnaeto ’17 said that Fletcher received 289 votes,McGhee received 208 votes, Yee received 195 votes, Hsu received 190 votes andZhang received 164 votes.
PHILADELPHIA — University President Christopher Eisgruber '83 urged alumni to consider expanding the size of the incoming freshman class at an alumni event here on Tuesday evening. “I’m proud of all the students who we have, but I know we can do better and do more by taking more students,” he said.
The University's Department of Public Safety, the Princeton Fire Department and the Public Service Electric and Gas Company responded to a gas leak at the Lakeside Graduate Housing construction siteMondaymorning, according to Planet Princeton. A backhoe, a type of construction vehicle, had struck a gas line at about8:06 a.m.Construction workers were then evacuated from the area, and the gas line was shut off at8:24 a.m. There were no injuries, according to officials present. The Lakeside housing complex is located near Lake Carnegie and the Dinky station and will contain 329 rental units that will be able to house up to 715 graduate students. A two-bedroom apartment at Lakeside will cost$1,546 per month, as opposed to$1,179at the Butler Apartments that are slated for demolition.
The fraction of A-range grades in the fall 2011 through spring 2014 three-year period increased to 43 percent from 40 percent in fall 2008 through spring 2011, the Faculty Committee on Grading announced at the first faculty meeting of the academic year on Monday. The 43 percent of A-range grades in the most recent three-year period is still lower than the 47 percent of A-range grades reported in 2001-04, the period right before the current grade deflation policy was enacted. These data were released in light of a separate grade deflation policy report that was released in August.
Recommendations from the grading policy report released on Tuesday could go into place as early as the upcoming fall term, said University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, who is supportive of bringing end to grade deflation. “I think it’s really important that Princeton be known for the quality of its teaching rather than for the severity of its curve,” Eisgruber said. Thereport, written by an ad hoc committee commissioned by Eisgruber to examine the grading policy implemented in 2005, urged that the quota for A-range grades of 35 percent be dropped and that emphasis be placed on providing meaningful feedback to students. Eisgruber explained that he will ask the Faculty Committee on Examinations and Standing to discuss the report at its first meeting in September.
Following decades of rampant grade inflation, the average GPA and fraction of A-grades given dropped dramatically from 2003-05 — the years right before the current grading policy was implemented — according to a report released by the University on Tuesday morning. The report, which was prepared at the request of University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 after only a few months in office, suggests that the controversial grade deflation policy has had little direct effect on grading.
Teaching a massive open online course was “the most interesting pedagogical experience in the quarter-century," history professor Jeremy Adelman said in a lecture Saturday.
Flo Rida, a hip-hop artist, performed at the 25th reunion tent in Whitman College on Thursday night, a concert that was initially restricted to Class of 1989 guests but was eventually opened to all Reunions attendees. The decision to open up the concert was a “class decision,” according to a source familiar with the situation. Multiple members of the Class of 1989 told The Daily Princetonian earlier on Thursday evening that Flo Rida was expected to perform. The concert took place on early in the Reunions schedule, on a day when most attendees have yet to arrive on campus.Entertainment chair for the 25th reunion Stephen Consentino ’89 explained that this was due to the artist's schedule, who was unavailable any other day. One of Flo Rida’s most famous songs is “Low,” featuring T-Pain, which became popular around 2008.
The Department of Education named Princeton as one of 55 colleges and universities currently under federal investigation for sexual violence complaints on Thursday.