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Q&A: Frank Newport, Editor-in-Chief of Gallup

Frank Newport is the Editor-in-Chief of Gallup, a management consulting company known for its influential public opinion polls, and author of "Polling Matters: Why Leaders Must Listen to the Wisdom of the People."He sat down with The Daily Princetonian before a lecture Thursday to talk about the importance of polling in politics, the role of Gallup in the 2016 election and where his love of polling comes from.Daily Princetonian: What are some of the important changes in political polling since you've become Editor-in-Chief of the Gallup? Frank Newport: The biggest change probably methodologically is the increasing use of cell phones in each sample which we did not have when I started in 1990, we were using the all land-line interviews so we continually changed our methodology.

Student-produced show Princeton Tonight to debut in February

Several Princeton students will be launching a student-produced television show, titled‘Princeton Tonight,’ in late February.The show will feature guests in a talk show style format and will be programmed forthe University’s local cable channels, available in New Jersey on Comcast and Verizon networks.“Princeton Tonight is Princeton University’s first completely student-run broadcast television program,” showrunnerJordan Salama’19said.

Berdahl-Baldwin ’16, Hosie ’16, Low ’16 named Marshall Scholars

Audrey Berdahl-Baldwin ’16, Duncan Hosie ’16 and Ryan Low ’16 have been awarded the Marshall Scholarship.The scholarship funds two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom for up to 40 American college students.Berdahl-Baldwin, a history major, said she is interested in public service.“Long term, I hope to engage in prison reform,” she said.

Faculty meeting approves new music theater certificate

The Committee on the Course of Study recommended approval for an undergraduate certificate in music theater, which was presented by Deputy Dean of the College Elizabeth Colagiuri during the faculty meeting on Monday.According to the working papers released at the meeting, the certificate would be a collaboration between the Program in Theater and the Department of Music.

New emergency response app to be launched this academic year

A new emergency response mobile application that would enable students in dangerous situations to call the Department of Public Safety simply by swiping right will be available during the 2015-16 academic year, Environmental Health and Safety director Robin Izzo announced at the Council of the Princeton University Community meeting on Oct.