“I was very surprised,” Amaechi wrote in an email. “I did not know there were penalties from the Princeton Police Department for jaywalking on campus. I had always assumed that you would only encounter Public Safety officers rather than Princeton police while on campus.”
Respecting one’s dignity while respecting the dignity of others is the central principle behind uniting East Asia, said former Japanese prime minister Yukio Hatoyama at a lecture on Thursday, Feb. 8. Hatoyama served as Japan’s prime minister from September 2009 to June 2010. He was the head of the Democratic Party of Japan, which he led to victory over the long-dominant Liberal Democratic Party.
Rainer Weiss, who was a postdoctoral researcher at the University, received the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday alongside Kip Thorne ’65. They received the award “for decisive contributions to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory detector and the observation of gravitational waves” according to a press release by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Where novels were once seen as a way to bring journalism to a larger audience, Sir Ahmad Salman Rushdie explained that it has since become more challenging to determine their role in an environment in which readers are less trusting of the news.
Lyndon B. Johnson is a Shakespearean figure in the sense that he was outsized — he was big in his ambitions, his triumphs, his failures, — said Robert Schenkkan in a talk about his play “All the Way.”Schenkkan is the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of “The Kentucky Cycle.” His play “All the Way” won the Tony Award for Best Play in 2014.