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Fall is here, but leaves still cling to limbs. So too does our crack with its latest bold predictions... [Read More]
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Add another contender to the impending Manny Machado free agency sweepstakes. [Read More]
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New Jersey, notorious for being among the highest-tax states in the Union, is considering a 10 percent tax on legal marijuana sales in legislation taking shape behind closed doors. If enacted, that would be the lowest tax rate on legal marijuana in the nation. The bill in its current would also allow allow marijuana retailers to provide spaces for customers to consume what they buy on the premises, which no other state now allows, and to make deliveries, which is now legal in California, Nevada and Oregon. Unlike many other states, growing marijuana for personal use would remain illegal... [Read More]
Through teaching and research, we educate people who will contribute to society and develop knowledge that will make a difference in the world. [Read More]
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy denounced a recording that reportedly shows sheriff Michael Saudino making racist remarks. [Read More]
The resident called the police just after midnight Wednesday after the would-be dognapper, whom he did not know, broke into his home and then ran away. [Read More]
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The first day of fall, or autumn equinox, arrives on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 (9/22/2018) in the Northern Hemisphere. Here is the exact time when fall starts, why it is called the equinox, other names for the autumn equinox, and when we need to change our clocks. [Read More]
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As of 5:30 a.m., both NJ Transit and PATH are running on or close to schedule.        ... [Read More]
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Rutgers and Buffalo will meet for the sixth time on Saturday, September 22, 2018 (9/22/18) at HighPoint.com Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. Rutgers owns a 5-1 record in the series. But the Scarlet Knights are coming off an ugly 55-14 loss at Kansas. That followed a 52-3 beatdown at No. 4 Ohio State. [Read More]
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If I ignored the Run Free Pro Bio's step width advice and ran as I liked, it gave me the same two messages (see above) every 10 seconds. It was maddening. [Read More]
In the mid-to-late 1980s, defensive backs throughout the Hudson County football scene often saw No. 3 blowing right past them in games at Veterans Stadium. [Read More]
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An NJ.com investigation found dozens of dogs have died nationwide during or shortly after PetSmart groomings. The company denies any wrongdoing. [Read More]
Jim Williamson volunteers for Princeton "for all the usual reasons: I'm grateful for all I learned here, how I grew as a student and continue to grow as an alum. But it's deeper than that. Whatever big issues we face today―climate change, disease, world hunger―people at Princeton are working on these issues. To me, there is no more significant way to help make a difference in society than to support the University." And support it he has, serving his class since graduation in various Annual Giving volunteer roles, including special gifts co-chair. A former regional young alumni chair, he... [Read More]
Elizabeth Meyer feels "an immediate connection to anyone who went to Princeton. Being an alumna implies an ongoing relationship with the University and all its graduates. I automatically smile whenever I see orange and black!" Her dedication to "ensuring current and future students have the same incredible experience we did" is at the heart of her service to her class and to Princeton. She has been a leadership solicitor, participation solicitor, reunion committee member, and special gifts chair. A romance languages and literatures major as an undergraduate, she remembers with special fondness classes taught by André Maman, emeritus professor.... [Read More]
Bri Bennett calls Warwick, Rhode Island, home, although she was born in Tokyo. "My father was a professional hockey player and we traveled a lot," she explains. She came to Princeton from Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, after a memorable gap year. "I wanted to see more of the world," she says, so, based in Paris, she visited 22 European countries, while focusing on French language and culture. As an undergraduate she majored in politics, taking classes in many areas of study. "I enjoyed the opportunity to examine issues in an interdisciplinary way," she says. Her senior... [Read More]
Suzanna Sanchez, a performer since her early teenage years, was active with the Princeton University Players, performing, among other roles, Anita in West Side Story and Sally Bowles in Cabaret. When she wasn't onstage, the Atlanta, Georgia, native was studying for her major, Operations Research and Financial Engineering, and pursuing certificates in finance and in engineering and management. Post graduation, she launched an acting career in Los Angeles, and has appeared in soap operas, TV sitcoms, and an Emmy-nominated film, Discovery Channel's The Flight That Fought Back, a docudrama about the Flight 93 crash northwest of Washington, DC, that... [Read More]
Marissa Troiano has been '06's class agent since graduation. "I was a scholarship student," she says. "I came, and Princeton opened my mind and my life. I knew I wanted future students to have the same opportunities I had." A politics major, she enjoyed many courses outside her major, especially in history and Hellenic studies. A course in economics confirmed her sense of the synergies between the study of economics and that of law. She went on to earn her JD from Columbia University, and is now an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (better known... [Read More]
"I will never forget my four years at Princeton," says Samantha Lynch. "That's when I grew up. Princeton will always be a large part of who I am." The University's focus on its undergraduates, she says, makes her "eternally grateful for what the University offered me, intellectually and socially." A participation solicitor for the Class of 2006, Lynch is "anxious to give back to Princeton, and help current and future students any way I can." Annual Giving, she believes, is the best way an individual can help. And, she says, "As an AG volunteer, I always feel like I'm... [Read More]
As an undergraduate, Maria Hilton served on the U-Council and Priorities Committee, which "opened my eyes to the importance of Annual Giving. The flexibility of AG enables Princeton to be a leader in so many ways." As an alumna, she has been the special gifts chair for her class's 15th and 20th reunions, and participation chair for their 25th Reunion. She is proud that the Class of 1989 received the 1926 Trophy on Alumni Day 2015, awarded to the class that raised the largest amount for Annual Giving. She has also served on her local schools committee. After coming... [Read More]
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Brian, Laura, and baby Evan Laura Elbogen grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, with an affinity for art and architecture from girlhood. Inspired by an art-loving grandmother, she sketched landmarks―houses, public buildings―from the age of five or six. She easily selected art and archaeology as her Princeton major. "I do believe in the power of design to transform our experience," she says. "Spaces shape our lives." She sometimes traded her sketchpad for a tennis racket; at Princeton she played varsity tennis for four years. She met her husband, classmate Brian Elbogen, in a history of photography... [Read More]
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