Rev. Alison Boden, dean of religious life and the chapel, said that the idea most central to the conference was friendship. “It sounds simple, but our goal is for everyone at the conference to make at least one new friend.” Throughout the conference, this idea was echoed in the sentiment that we ought to help forced immigrants as we would help a friend in need.
Coming from Beijing, I grew up in what Chinese people would call a “dayuan.” Translated directly, it means “big courtyard”. It specifically refers to a kind of self-sufficient residential community for retirees from state-owned companies or the military.
October 18, 1966 marks a special day in the annals of Princeton. On that day, musicians on campus held their breath for the arrival of a special guest - Russian composer, pianist and conductor Igor Stravinsky.
Have you imagined walking along the beach of Cyprus to appreciate the Earth’s mantle flattened out before you?