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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Featured Stories Archive – April, 2006

Challenging issues of identity in the art world

FEATURED STORY: Challenging issues of identity in the art world

As an artist and a student of art history, senior Temitayo (Tayo) Ogunbiyi is drawn to works that challenge conventional notions of categorizing people by appearance, gender, nationality or other easily accessible characteristics. These themes of identity and classification infuse Ogunbiyi’s senior thesis in the Department of Art and Archaeology, where she is completing her major, and the Program in Visual Arts, where she is a certificate candidate.

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Fueling a start-up company

FEATURED STORY: Fueling a start-up company

When they met as freshmen, Nate Lowery and Sebastien Douville, both mechanical and aerospace engineering majors, soon discovered they shared an interest in alternative energies. They never dreamed, however, that by the time they were seniors they would not only have invented a new way to produce an alternative fuel but also would be launching a company based on their idea.

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Surveying views on work-family balance

FEATURED STORY: Surveying views on work-family balance

Concerned with how young professionals — especially women — often struggle to balance work and family life, Amy Sennett has used her senior thesis to assess the expectations of her classmates as they prepare for lives after Princeton. 

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Sympoh presents spring show, April 20-22

FEATURED STORY: Sympoh breakdancing crew presents spring show

Sympoh Urban Arts Crew, a student breakdancing group, will perform its annual spring show, "Mission: Sympossible," at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 20-22, at the Frist Campus Center theater. A matinee performance also is scheduled for 2 p.m. April 22.

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White shares skill with words in new book and in the classroom

FEATURED STORY: White shares skill with words in book and classroom

In his latest work, professor of creative writing Edmund White transports us to his childhood in Illinois in the 1950s — and to a world in which being gay was commonly viewed as something reproachful.

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Princeton senior Leroux wins Hockey Humanitarian Award

FEATURED STORY: Princeton senior wins Hockey Humanitarian Award

Princeton senior and men’s ice hockey goaltender Eric Leroux has won the 2006 Hockey Humanitarian Award, which recognizes an outstanding college hockey player for his or her strong commitment to community, team and academics.

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Exhibition celebrates 100th anniversary of Lake Carnegie

FEATURED STORY: Exhibition celebrates Lake Carnegie's 100th year

"O, what a place for a lake!” Those were Andrew Carnegie’s words, according to contemporary reports, when he saw Princeton’s Millstone River Valley. That phrase also is the title of an exhibition marking the centennial of Lake Carnegie that opens Sunday, April 9, in Firestone Library’s Milberg Gallery.

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A cappella group to present 'KatzenJam 2006,' April 8

FEATURED STORY: A cappella group to present 'KatzenJam 2006'

The Princeton Katzenjammers, one of the country's oldest coed collegiate a cappella groups, will present "KatzenJam 2006" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 8, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

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