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May 30, 2014

Pioneering Women: The 50th Anniversary of Princeton’s First Female Undergraduates

Fifty years later, the University’s first undergraduate women look back on their time at the University. News Editor emerita Patience Haggin interviewed those who remember Princeton’s first coeducational program. “It disgusts me to be in competition with girls,” one “irate undergraduate” told The Daily Princetonian in September 1963. “If … Read More

May 6, 2014

Q&A: Italian journalist Roberto Saviano teaches seminar on criminal organizations

For students in ITA 401: Economic Politics and Organized Crime, Italy is far from the land of Pisa and pizza. They have spent the semester studying the country’s bribing, drug smuggling, gun-toting modern Mafias and the economics that drive them. Their instructor is Roberto Saviano, an Italian journalist … Read More

December 31, 2013

Updated: Save the Dinky challenge to Dinky move dismissed by state court

Following a ruling issued by the Superior Court of New Jersey on Dec. 23 dismissing a case challenging the University’s right to move the Dinky train station, plaintiffs said they are considering whether to appeal the ruling. They have until Feb. 6 to appeal to the appellate division of the New Jersey Superior Court, attorney … Read More

December 11, 2013

Trust funding Dinky, property tax challenges against University started at $120,000

A pending lawsuit challenging the University’s property tax exemption is funded by a trust for litigation in the public interest. The trust was established in 2010 by the estate of local resident and attorney Eleanor Lewis in the amount of $120,000, and has also been used to fund three … Read More

December 8, 2013

After Salinger story leak, U. wants to find responsible party

The University is continuing to investigate the leak of “The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls,” reclusive author J.D. Salinger’s famous unpublished precursor to “The Catcher in the Rye” stored in the Manuscripts Division of Firestone Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections Department. The story, along with two other unpublished Salinger … Read More