December 2009 Archives

2010 - Hear the Roar!

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Princetonians can celebrate the New Year twice in 2010—on January 1 and again on February 14 when, according to the Chinese astrological calendar, the Year of the Tiger begins. This shadow figure from the East Asian Library’s current exhibit, Luminous Worlds, leads the way. See more figures at

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White as Snow, Regardless of the Weather

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Undergraduates working for the Student Laundry Service waded through this mountain of washables sometime in the 1950s or ’60s. Princeton students still sort whites, lights, and darks when employed by the Student Laundry Agency; those who use the service won’t have to bring piles home to do over their holiday break.

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A Real Page Turner

CH76homework-copy-1.jpgKulani Jalata ’12 volunteers with homework help for local middle schoolers as part of the Community House After School Academy. The third floor of 58 Prospect is now a tutoring center where Princeton students conduct sessions every weekday with youngsters who want to improve their academic skills.

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Photo by Andrea Kane

Year-Round Green Tidings


Sherrerd Hall’s energy-efficient patterned glass reflects green views – both in the vista it mirrors and the commitment to sustainability it represents.

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Photo by Brian Wilson

Never Too Much Orange and Black

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Earn your stripes by guessing which class sports this Tiger jacket. You can check your answer with a visit to the Princeton Pause Flickr site at or the Princeton Pause Facebook fanpage at While you’re there, you’re invited to click and vote in the contest “This is Princeton” on either site.

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Photo by Andrea Kane