Comparing the origins of the current senior class to where the Class of 2012 now resides reveals a pull toward the coasts, especially to New York and California. Even magnets like Texas and Florida do not regain the number of students they send to Princeton.
Ioffe, who covers national security and foreign policy for The Atlantic, was quick to outline the two traps to which Americans often fall victim: seeing Putin and Russians as more competent than they actually are, and blaming the result of the 2016 election on an outside power.
“We just saw a peaceful repudiation of [alt-right] ideas in Virginia a month ago,” said Charlottesville mayor Michael Signer ’95. “I’m optimistic about the country being able to overcome this native threat.”
The Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week. Founded in 1992, this institution has helped the University’s students and faculty conduct countless polls. Although the Center’s main focus is graduate and undergraduate research, dozens of faculty members have taken advantage of its resources. Over the past quarter of a century, the Center has helped publish five books and 48 journal entries, which have been cited approximately 20,000 times.
“Yeah, they lied. All the time. This is a mendacious regime,” he said. “But if you look at the secret documents, you can decode and get to the bottom of their behavior. The information that they shoved out into the public realm is very close to how their minds worked, and how policy was formulated.”
Who you believe deserves a hefty paycheck depends on what political party you’re in, according to economist Gregory Mankiw ’80, explaining his controversial paper about inequality. In a Whig-Cliosophic Society-hosted conversation between Mankiw and economics professor Harvey Rosen, the two long-time friends elucidated Mankiw’s paper “Defending the One Percent.”