Bed-rest, fluids, Tylenol and cough syrup. That is the treatment regime McCosh Health Center is prescribing to many students arriving at its door this week, said Pamela Bowen, director of Health Services at McCosh."We have seen an increase in the number of students admitted with a flu-like illness," Bowen said.
Those undergraduates and graduates interested in performing community service this summer need look no further than the Class of 1969 for financial and organizational support.Available internships arranged through the Class of 1969 Community Service Fund include reporting on issues of public accountability at The Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C., and assisting refugees at sites around the world in conjunction with the International Rescue Committee.The internships pay $280 a week for a ten week period, according to Jim Gregoire '69, the fund's chairman.
Starting next fall, upperclassmen may not have to trudge down three flights of stairs just to go to the bathroom.In room draw '98, upperclass students will have the option of living in the new $23 million dormitory Scully Hall, which boasts connecting singles and doubles with private baths ? a perk limited to only a few dorms on campus.Scheduled to open in fall 1998, Scully expects to hold 163 upperclass students in the sections constructed by that time.
After the University released its recent report recommending plans to combat grade inflation, professors, students and advisers are debating the effects and merits of such an effort."I worry a little bit that if we all toughen up, the graduate schools will not take that into account," Economics professor Elizabeth Bogan said.
The University will donate $100,000 to the Arts Council of Princeton to assist its $3.5 million capital campaign.The Arts Council sponsors classes, workshops, film series, puppet shows and storytelling.The Arts Council and the University team up each spring for the Communiversity fair and on New Year's Eve for a "Curtain Calls" party.
A 20 percent cut in USG Projects Board funding has raised ire among USG members and ignited a debate on the disclosure of USG budgets.While the USG senate approved the spring 1998 budget on Sunday night ? including a $20,000 allotment for the Projects Board ? USG members questioned the Projects Board funding prior to the budget vote.Although USG treasurer Luis Guzman '99 said he based this semester's budget on last spring's, the spring '97 budget actually granted $25,000 to the Projects Board.Guzman said this spring an additional $9,000 will be granted to the Projects Board at the end of the semester from the four classes, making the total funding $29,000.
After 20 years at Career Services, Director Minerva Reed will step down at the end of the academic year.Dean of the College Nancy Malkiel distributed an email to administrators, department chairs and other University officials announcing that "Minerva H.
Believe it or not, there is life beyond the 'Street.'While the majority of students were paying close attention to Bicker and sign-ins last week, a significant number of sophomores and juniors were setting their sights on coops.Though actual numbers vary considerably among the three coops ?Brown, Lockhart and 2 Dickinson ? most members said there is a growing interest in dining alternatives.Brown coop ? the only non-vegetarian coop ? had 40 students on its wait-list last Friday.
Once again, Princeton and Hollywood meet, but this time it will not be to provide the scenery behind Meryl Streep in her recent film "One True Thing" nor will the University be the butt of a joke as it was in "Animal House."Instead, armed with "Affliction" ? a novel by University creative writing professor Russell Banks ? and film star Nick Nolte, director Paul Schrader has crafted a celluloid version of Russell's book.
It was worth the long walk, but now you don't have to.Starting Monday, students will be able to order their favorite Hoagie Haven hoagies without leaving the comfort of their room.Josh Greenhill '00 and Tom Johnson '00 have organized delivery from the Haven to students both on and off campus.
While many students tend to raise an eyebrow after looking at their receipts from U-Store, Print-It and Pequod purchases, the total prices for a number of classes offered this semester could send students into shock.Students taking ENG 350: "Contemporary Poetry" may have had to use two shopping baskets to carry their required and optional books ? 19 in all ? from the shelves to the register.
Zagat's annual survey (www.zagat.com) of New Jersey restaurants recently named the best eateries in Princeton and ? surprise ? students probably will not be dining in any of the top three unless their parents come to town.Leading the pack of local restaurants are Lahiere's, Le Plumet Royal and Quilty's ? none of which offer meals within a price range that would be compatible with the average college student's limited budget.Charles Monaghan, a former food editor and restaurant reviewer at the Bergen County Record edited the New Jersey Zagat survey.Monaghan said he merely compiles the thousands of comments and ratings that pour in from amateur restaurant reviewers across the state, and added that he has dined in Princeton many times.He said he would advise students to head for Mexican Village, Theresa's Pizzetta Cafe and Triumph Brewing Co., restaurants that he said have a good "price to quality ratio."In contrast, an average dinner at Lahiere's, located on Witherspoon Street, runs between $40 and $50 per person, said David Wagner, the restaurant's general manager.
Last night, in a call to arms for his new administration, USG President David Ascher '99 challenged those involved in student government to exhibit "passion" in their public service this year.At the new administration's first senate meeting, Ascher said USG members should risk being called "tools" or "nerds" to be dedicated to the issues that affect students."Passion and levelheadedness can go hand in hand," Ascher said, adding, "What concerns me is that you don't hear a lot about passion.