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The Future of Finding Work

For many college upperclassmen, searching for a postgraduate job or summer internship while still trying to keep up with classes and other activities can be an exhausting and time-consuming process.This year, however, Princeton students have been saving time and effort by applying for jobs via the Web with the help of eRecruiting.com, an online recruiting management program.The software, which allows students to manage resumes and other documents and schedule on-campus interviews with employers, was installed for campus use last summer, according to director of career services Beverly Hamilton-Chandler."Princeton didn't have a Web-based system that allows students access to the job descriptions," she said.

NEWS | 02/22/2000

Tigers sandwich weekend with sweeps of Springfield, cellar-dwelling Southampton

The men's volleyball team was hoping to use this weekend's matches in the friendly confines of Dillon Gym to climb the standings in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association before heading on the road for the next five contests.As the Tigers discovered, however, things don't always turn out as planned.Princeton (5-5 overall, 4-3 EIVA) managed to win the first and third matches of the weekend, dropping the second in a heart breaking five-game loss to visiting Juniata (5-6, 2-4). The Tigers pounded a weak Southampton (0-10, 0-4) team Friday, coasting to a three-game win ? 15-5, 15-8, 15-11 ? and rallied from Saturday's loss to beat Springfield College (7-5, 4-3) by scores of 15-4, 15-7, 15-9, Monday.The second game in the match against Southampton opened with several lineup changes on the Princeton side of the net, including a rare substitution for senior setter and captain Jason Morrow."They're not as strong as they've been in the past," head coach Glenn Nelson said.

SPORTS | 02/22/2000

Letters to the Editor

U-Council and sweatshopsAs chair of the University's Resources Committee that has been charged by the U-Council with investigating the issue of sweatshop labor, I was surprised to read John Kimble '02's letter in the Feb.

OPINION | 02/22/2000

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Extended late lunch, substance-free housing on USG pet project list

Little changes can make a big difference. This was the underlying theme of Sunday night's USG meeting which focused on pet projects ? small-scale policy reforms and initiatives lead by individual USG officers.The projects included lengthening late meal hours, scheduling later class times, increasing financial aid and expanding the number of substance-free dormitories.USG officers also discussed methods of increasing student participation in USG initiatives such as Sustained Dialogue ? the biweekly informal discussions on race relations."Though they are small projects, together they make up a large part of USG commitment to students," USG president PJ Kim '01 said. ProjectsIn response to student requests for longer late lunch periods, Undergraduate Student Life Chair Melissa Kemp '02 has been working with the Department of Dining Services to increase the hours and funding allotted to late meals.

NEWS | 02/21/2000

Bradley '65, Gore debate in Harlem

NEW YORK ? Bill Bradley '65 and Vice President Al Gore squared off in the historical arena of the Apollo Theater in Harlem late last night, each promising to work to end racial profiling if elected president.The debate, which was televised nationally and lasted 90 minutes, included discussions of urban crime, affirmative action and each candidate's voting record on minority issues.One of the more heated exchanges between Gore and Bradley was prompted by a question from Rev.

NEWS | 02/21/2000

Princeton leaders attend Ivy League summit at Yale

Student leaders from some of America's most prestigious institutions of higher learning attended the first Ivy Leaders Summit last weekend at Yale University.The summit ? titled "Integrity and Responsibility in Leadership" and attended by 10 University students ? is the first attempt in recent history to promote interaction between leaders across the Ivies, according to David Tukey '02, who helped organize the event.

NEWS | 02/21/2000

No. 1 Trinity downs men's squash

Marcus Cowie was tired. Trinity had already claimed the regular-season national squash championship earlier in the afternoon, streaking to a 7-1 lead entering the final match Saturday at Jadwin Gym.Princeton (9-1) had lost, but there was a new battle now transpiring on court No.

SPORTS | 02/21/2000

On sweatshop activism

Because a student's educational experience extends beyond the classroom, the University is obligated to pay careful attention to non-academic aspects of student life if it hopes to retain its claim of being a truly educational institution.Because we've all recently come of voting age, our college years can be seen as the formative period of our political activity.

OPINION | 02/21/2000

University joins elite schools in boycotting 'most-wired' survey

The University has joined at least 10 other schools in boycotting the fourth annual Yahoo! Internet Life magazine survey ranking the most wired college campuses, according to CIT vice president Ira Fuchs.In past years, University administrators have sent written complaints to the survey's publishers questioning the manner in which the rankings were assigned, Fuchs said."Each year they go on with the survey and disregard our opinions.

NEWS | 02/21/2000

Retooled defense keys w. hoops' sweep through Empire State

Much like a person rummaging through a lost-and-found bin, the women's basketball team has finally felt the euphoria of locating a long-lost item.This weekend, the team rediscovered its defense en route to its first Ivy League weekend sweep of the season.Friday night in New York City, Princeton (6-17 overall, 3-6 Ivy League) knocked off Columbia (4-16, 3-5) in a 62-44 slugfest.

SPORTS | 02/20/2000