Daily Princetonian Staff

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April 20, 2014

News & Notes: 2014 Boston Marathon to expect high police presence

One year after the bombing at the Boston Marathon finish line, runners will take to the starting line for the 2014 Boston Marathon on Monday. Last year, two homemade bombs made from pressure cookers detonated near the marathon’s finish line on April 15, killing three and wounding more than 260 … Read More

April 17, 2014

News and Notes: Late García Márquez had ties to Princeton

Author and Nobel Laureate in literature Gabriel García Márquez died Thursday at age 87. The exact cause of death was unspecified, but he had recently returned to his home in Mexico City after a hospitalization. Born in Colombia and widely considered one of the best Spanish-language authors of the 20th century, García … Read More

April 17, 2014

Top Ten Contested Class Council Positions

1. Class of 2015 president 2. Class of 2016 vice president 3. Class of 2016 social chair 4. Class of 2017 president 5. Class of 2017 social chair 6. Class of 2017 treasurer 7. N/A 8. N/A 9. N/A 10. N/A … Read More

April 16, 2014

News and Notes: Princeton Mock Trial wins 2nd place in national competition

Princeton Mock Trial was ultimately titled the National Champion Runner Up for the 2014 competition of the American National Mock Trial Tournament, losing to University of California, Los Angeles in a 3-2 ballot decision. The team also received three individual All-American Awards for best witnesses and attorney and placed first in … Read More

April 14, 2014

News and Notes: Gellman ’82 and Washington Post win Pulitzer Prize

The Washington Post staff and The Guardian staff were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service on Monday. The team of journalists, which includes Barton Gellman ’82, won for a series of articles based on classified National Security Agency documents which revealed the Agency’s widespread surveillance program. The documents were leaked by … Read More

April 14, 2014

News and Notes: Free New York Times digital subscriptions now available to students

Faculty, students and staff at the University and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory can now access the digital edition of The New York Times through an academic site license provided by the University’s Library, the Library announced on its website. The license does not include e-reader editions, tablet applications, or … Read More

April 10, 2014

News and Notes: Flaherty ’70, former Canadian finance minister, dies at 64

Jim Flaherty ’70, who served as finance minister of Canada from 2006 through March of this year, died Thursday. He was 64. Flaherty was born and raised in Montreal and attended the University where he played hockey. He majored in sociology and wrote his senior thesis about sensitivity training at … Read More

April 10, 2014

Top Ten Jams

1. “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers (they retweeted us). 2. “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel. 3. “Flawless” by Beyoncé. 4. “Love On Top” by Beyoncé. 5. “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child (but really Beyoncé). 6. “Lady Marmalade” by Christina Aguilera. 7. Orange marmalade. 8. Strawberry jelly. 9. Raspberry preserves. 10. Space Jam. Read More

April 10, 2014

Headliners and Headshakers

1. Wawa temporarily removes class banners, students moved to tears over unrequited love 2. Dartmouth students stage sit-in at president’s office; Malkiel posits student body has too much free time, suggests grade deflation 3. Passes for Late Meal shut down, freshmen forced to return to awkward interactions with upperclassmen 4. Class of 2014 Pub … Read More