Cover-worthy: A Weekly Blog quiz
Do any of these PAW covers look familiar? Even if they don’t, you might be able to identify the missing subjects from the clues that accompany them. Take our Weekly Blog quiz and send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you identify the three missing faces correctly, you could win a vintage PAW poster. Winners will be chosen randomly from the correct submissions.
This 1987 alumna was a P-rade sensation in 1986, rising above the Class of 1946 contingent in a Statue of Liberty costume. (It wasn’t the first or last time that her photo was featured on the cover of a magazine.)
PAW’s Oct. 21, 1958, cover shows President Robert Goheen ’40 *48 waiting to begin an interview with this famous CBS News reporter. The cover line reads, simply, “Hello, Ed.”
This 1996 cover subject — a Yale Law graduate — was on hand to help Princeton celebrate its 250th anniversary. He returned in 2006 to speak at Class Day.
Names in the News
Princeton donors Peter Lewis ’55, Gerhard Andlinger ’52, and Dennis Keller ’63 are among this year’s “Slate 60,” a list of the top charitable contributors in America. [Slate]
Assistant coach Armond Hill ’85 helps to keep the ball moving on offense for the Boston Celtics. [Worcester Telegram & Gazette]
Nobel laureate Gary Becker ’51 is not convinced that the economic stimulus packs enough punch. [CBS News]
San Diego Padres pitcher Chris Young ’02 wins the team’s Chariman’s Award for his contributions to the local community. [San Diego Union-Tribune]
Provost Christopher Eisgruber ’83 weighs in on the ideological balance on the Supreme Court. [The New York Times]
Mielke ’07’s Olympic bid falls short
Alumnus Matt Mielke ’07’s quest for a spot on the 2010 U.S. Olympic Curling Team ended Feb. 1 in the challenge round of the U.S. Nationals, held in Mielke’s home state of North Dakota. Mielke’s team, captained by Matt Hames, won three of nine matches in round-robin play, finishing tied for seventh in a 10-team field. The top four teams moved on to the U.S. Olympic Trials, which will be held Feb. 21-28 in Bloomfield, Colo.