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Augustine '57 envisions new policy dependent on military technology

America must strike a foreign policy balance between isolationism and activism by using its technological prowess, Norman Augustine '57 GS '59 told students and faculty last night at Dodds Auditorium."We need to find out how to avoid becoming '911 America,' and also not standing by while friends suffer," said Augustine, the former CEO of Lockheed-Martin.Augustine suggested that America must continue its investment in technological military innovations, but not ignore the importance of its troops."The technological contribution is significant, but only one ingredient," said Augustine, who is currently a professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. Longterm developmentThroughout his speech, Augustine continued to stress the need for America to invest in the longterm development of new technologies.

NEWS | 02/17/1998

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Regulations hinder new hoagie agency

It is common knowledge that starting your own business can be a difficult task. It can be even harder if the organization you are starting is another campus food delivery service.The Hoagie Haven Delivery Agency, created by Tom Johnson '00 and Josh Greenhill '00, has run into more than a few problems with the University's regulations regarding student-operated businesses and it only began business last night."The Student Agencies office hasn't been very helpful," said Dan Lips '00, an employee of the organization.

NEWS | 02/16/1998

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Burglar threatens study abroad student in South Africa

A University student studying abroad in South Africa was robbed and threatened Friday after a man broke into her house.Alison Bartlett '99 was alone in her Mowbray home when an unidentified man in his early twenties broke into the house searching for money, she said.To gain entry, the suspect kicked in a rear door ? the only means of egress without steel bars ? after jumping a locked fence that surrounds the property."I heard something in the back of the house.

NEWS | 02/15/1998

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Class of '43 creates award for best neuroscience thesis

In the spirit of its ongoing "Excellence in Neuroscience at Princeton" initiative, the Class of 1943 has established an award to be given to a senior demonstrating exceptional work in that field.The Class of 1943 Senior Thesis Prize in Neuroscience will go to the senior whose thesis is judged by the Department of Psychology to be the best in that area of study, according to Barry Jacobs, psychology professor and director of the interdepartmental program in neuroscience.Fifty-fifth Reunion co-chair Ted Rockwell '43 said that his class is interested in helping Princeton's neuroscience program grow, noting that the University has no separate department devoted to the subject."Ending the 'Decade of the Brain,' Princeton ought to be leading the field," Rockwell said.The award will be given at commencement ceremonies each year.

NEWS | 02/15/1998

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Firestone exhibits Latin American artifacts

Pre-Columbian coins, 500-year-old letters from Christopher Columbus and 17th century maps of Latin American expansion are currently on display in the main gallery of Firestone Library.The exhibition, "The Search for Latin America: Sources at Princeton," compiles the University's resources on Latin America with a journey through a thousand years of Latin American history.

NEWS | 02/15/1998

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Varsity athletes sell orange T-shirts to inspire student basketball fans

Cameron Crazies, eat your heart out. Here comes the Jadwin Jungle.A new plan by the Varsity Student Athlete Advisory Committee hopes to clothe everyone in the student section at men's basketball home games in orange ? something akin to the rabid blue-clad student section at Duke University basketball games.Starting at tonight's game against Brown at Jadwin Gym, members of the VSAAC will be selling bright orange T-shirts to students.

NEWS | 02/12/1998

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USG restores funds to Projects Board

Only days after the USG cut nearly $6,000 from the Projects Board spring budget, USG president David Ascher '99 announced last night that a revised budget reinstating full funding will be presented to the student government senate this Sunday.Conceding that his administration had made a "mistake" by basing the Projects Board's allocation on an incorrect figure in a draft budget from a previous year, Ascher said he remains "extremely committed to student organizations."Amid dissent from current and former USG officials, last Sunday the senate approved a $20,000 budget for the Projects Board.

NEWS | 02/12/1998

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Class of 1969 fund allows for paid summer internships

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.

NEWS | 02/11/1998