Sep 27th, 2012
7:26 pm
September 27th, 2012 | University
Harvard’s new course website looks just like Bluebook

Students in Cambridge can now count on a new tool to help them navigate through the often hectic shopping period — and it looks pretty familiar. Harvard sophomores Ben Kuhn and Billy Janitsch, members of the Harvard Class of 2015, recently developed an online course catalog and schedule planner called Harvard Class. The website’s interface […]

Sep 22nd, 2012
7:38 pm
September 22nd, 2012 | University
Princeton president will step down

Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman announced Saturday that, after 11 years leading Princeton, she will step down in June. During her tenure, Tilghman oversaw the addition of a residential college and a $1.88 billion fundraising campaign. Tilghman announced her plans to leave at the Princeton Board of Trustees Friday meeting; in a Saturday email to […]

Sep 10th, 2012
6:08 pm
September 10th, 2012 | University
26-year-old woman pretends to be Columbia freshman

Check your friends’ ID cards, Elis — you never can tell who’s eating pancakes next to you in Commons. For the past few weeks, a woman calling herself “Rhea Sen” has been pretending to be a freshman at Columbia University, the Columbia Daily Spectator reports. Her real name, according to authorities, is Briva Patel, and […]

Mar 27th, 2012
11:36 am
March 27th, 2012 | University
Princeton moves to keep freshmen away from Greeks

Princeton freshmen are now prohibited from attending all Greek formal and semiformal events, the Daily Princetonian reported. Last August, Princeton administrators announced that Princeton freshmen cannot rush fraternities or sororities. But on Sunday, a committee of students and administrators charged with outlining the specifics of the ban released a report stating that freshmen students who […]

Feb 19th, 2012
8:10 pm
February 19th, 2012 | University
Princeton gets its own version of Yale Lunch

A spinoff of YaleLunch, which is itself a spinoff of HarvardLunch, is headed to Princeton, according to the Daily Princetonian. “This is a wonderful opportunity to break up the routine and get out of your comfort zone and potentially develop really great friendships from that,” said Princeton freshman Austin Jackson. He said he contacted the […]

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