Paul Phillips

News Editor

November 22, 2015

Clifton ’15, Lu ’16, Platt ’16 and Soltas ’16 awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Katherine Clifton ’15, Richard Lu ’16, Cameron Platt ’16 and Evan Soltas ’16 were selected as recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship Class of 2016, the organization announced Saturday. The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award that enables students to study for two years at the University of Oxford. Elliot Gerson, American Secretary … Read More

November 1, 2015

Student wakes up in bed to find unknown hooded individual next to her

A student reported an incident of burglary and unwanted touching Saturday morning, according to an email announcement from the Department of Public Safety.   The email explained that a female student woke up in her room in 1915 Hall at 5:07 a.m. Saturday and found that an unknown individual wearing a black hoodie had an arm around … Read More

October 29, 2015

Cruz ’92, Christie discuss Social Security, taxes in CNBC Republican debate

Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senator for Texas Ted Cruz ’92 and New Jersey governor Chris Christie discussed government responsibility, tax reform and climate change at the Republican debate hosted by CNBC on Wednesday. Cruz garnered attention on social media for attacking the CNBC moderators, saying that they were more … Read More

October 25, 2015

Biographer lectures on story of Nash’s rise, sudden fall, recovery

While literature features many stories about the meteoric rise and sudden fall of a remarkable individual, the life of University professor and Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematician John Nash GS ’50 is extraordinary because it also had a third act of recovery, biographer Sylvia Nasar said in a … Read More

October 24, 2015

Lewdness incident reported on towpath

A University student reported a lewdness incident at about 11:45 a.m. Friday on the towpath between Washington Road and South Harrison Street, an email announcement by the Department of Public Safety said. According to the email, a female University student saw a man expose himself to her while she was on the towpath. Read More

October 19, 2015

Treiman lectures on class labels from Communist China

Yicheng Sun Greg Umali :: Contributing Photographer Family class labels assigned by the Chinese Communist government in 1950 still affected levels of schooling and job status in 1996, even though the labels were abolished in 1979, Donald Treiman argued in a … Read More

October 12, 2015

Deaton wins Nobel Prize in economics

Angus Deaton, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Wilson School and the economics department at the University, was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday. The prize is eight million Swedish krona, or … Read More

September 30, 2015

Number of reported crimes increased by 38 percent between 2013 and 2014

There were 77 crimes reported on the University’s main campus in 2014, an increase from 56 crimes reported in 2013, according to the 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released Wednesday. The increase was mainly caused by an uptick in the number of motor vehicle thefts reported … Read More