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Loully Saney


At Class Day, Al Gore talks climate change, jokes about grade deflation

On the same day that the federal government announced a 30 percent target reduction of carbon pollution by 2030, former Vice President Al Gore gave a speech to the graduating Class of 2014 at Class Day combining humor and a message to take action against global warming. "I was once named one of the 100 funniest men on C-Span," Gore said. On a more serious note, he criticized the University for not supporting the divestment movement, a push that seeks to stop college endowments from investing in non-renewable energy sources, and turned to University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 to apologize for the disagreement that University presidents and the cause Gore promotes hold on that front. Gore follows in the footsteps of David Remnick ’81, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Chevy Chase, Jerry Seinfeld and others who have spoken at the University's annual tradition of Class Day in honor of the graduating class.


Executive Director of Career Services Pulin Sanghvi: A background in finance and consulting, a goal to help students branch out

Pulin Sanghvi, the newly appointed executive director of Career Services, comes to the University with a strong background in finance and consulting, including companies as large as Morgan Stanley and McKinsey & Company. Acknowledging that recruitment for these industries is already quite strong on campus, Sanghvi said his main priority is to broaden student opportunities for career exploration. However, Sanghvi said he is not concerned that his background will hinder his abilities to expand career exploration services at the University, citing that he had expanded offerings as the head of the Career Management Center at Stanford Graduate School of Business. His arrival comes at a time when the office is undergoing several reforms.

Updated: Newly appointed Executive Director of Career Services to outrank current Director

Just months after former University President Shirley Tilghman called Career Services “a work in progress,” the University announced on Monday the appointment of its inaugural Executive Director, who will not replace but rather outrank the office’s current Director. Pulin Sanghvi — the former Director of the Career Management Center at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a role he started in 2010 — will take up office at the University on Dec.

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Q&A: Washington Post reporter and Wonkblog editor Ezra Klein

After reports of gunshots at Nassau Hall prompted attendees of Washington Post reporter Ezra Klein’s lecture to evacuate to the Whig-Clio Senate Chamber, Klein spoke to The Daily Princetonian in the crowded basement about his passion for blogging, views of American politics and obsession with charts. The Daily Princetonian:What sparked your interest in journalism? Ezra Klein:I got in through kind of a backdoor.

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