we venture away from Frist we find ourselves among some of Princeton's academic
buildings, including the Woolworth Center of Musical Studies. Renovated in
1997, this facility is home to the Department of Music and the Mendel Music
Library. Woolworth contains practice rooms, facilities for private lessons,
a large rehearsal studio, storage spaces for musical instruments, an audio
lab, and several other excellent facilities for musicians and students of
music. Across the green from the Woolworth Center, 1879 Hall's arch is a
popular performance spot for many of Princeton's popular a cappella groups.
commemorates the class year of one of Princeton's most famous graduates,
Woodrow Wilson. Before serving as President of the United States, Wilson
was a Princeton student, professor, and the University's 13th president.
Wilson made Princeton much of what it is today, having implemented
distribution requirements and the preceptorial system, strengthening
academic standards, and expanding the physical size of our campus. Today,
1879 Hall and its addition, Marx Hall, house the departments of religion