Americans came to recognize the Long Island accent of Doris Kearns Goodwin this year when television networks turned to her expertise during President Clinton's impeachment trial and following John Kennedy, Jr.'s death.Goodwin, who will speak today in McCosh 50, is one of the best-known historians specializing in the 20th century and the presidency.
As the indoor track season heads into the most important stretch of the year, including the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet next weekend, in Cambridge, Mass., and the Heptagonal Championships at the end of the month in Hanover, N.H., both the men's and women's teams are managing to gain valuable meet experience by facing quality competition.The men's and women's indoor track teams were both in action this Saturday, with the women pulling out a close victory over archrival Penn (66-61) at Jadwin Gym and the men facing top-tier competition at the Penn State-Princeton-UConn Triangular meet.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Adlai Stevenson Jr. '22, an exhibit chronicling the famous alumnus' life premiered Saturday at Firestone Library.The opening of "A Voice of Conscience: Adlai Stevenson" was preceded by a panel discussion of Stevenson's life and political career.More than a third of a century after Stevenson's death, former associates, friends and family related anecdotes ranging from his bids for the U.S.
With the importance of online resources and electronic communication on the rise in courses at Princeton, the need for heightened Internet security has prompted the University to seek additional means to authenticate a user's identity.The University was the first institution to be issued a digital certificate from the Corporation for Research and Educational Networking in mid-December.
On my first trip home freshman year, discussion among my friends centered around our new life at school: courses, activities and for those of us who had moved away from home, dorm life.When I was quizzed on this subject, however, there was usually a hint of uneasiness in the interrogator's voice."So how do you like your roommate?""I like her a lot.
In an effort to comply with its club liquor license, the graduate school's Debasement Bar ? the D-Bar ? will require membership stickers on identification cards by mid-February, prohibiting non-residents of the Graduate College from attending unless accompanied by a member.Under the club license, to be served at the D-Bar, a person must be with a club member, which is defined as a student who lives at the Graduate College.
The busiest week on Prospect Avenue ended Saturday with 932 students ? more than 80 percent of the sophomore class ? joining eating clubs through Bicker and sign-ins, according to ICC Advisor Marty Crotty '98.Ivy Club had the highest selectivity rate, accepting only 64 of the 145 students who bickered.
USG president PJ Kim '01 concluded his first USG meeting as president last night by echoing the battle cry of his predecessor, "Let's get it on.""Let's get it done," Kim said.The similarity was not unintentional.
Before freshmen meet their roommates on that fateful day in September, they anxiously wonder whether their roommate will become a best friend or just be some other student who sleeps in the top bunk.One of the issues that can arise between roommates, especially freshman year, is the issue of homosexuality.Christl Denecke '00, an Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender peer educator, was placed with a lesbian roommate freshman year.