What’s new at PAW Online: Feb. 6, 2012

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In each issue of PAW, we highlight recent online feedback in our Buzz Box, which has covered topics ranging from school reform to free speech on college campuses. Where will the “buzz” be this week? It’s up to readers like you. To join the conversation, leave a comment on any story at paw.princeton.edu.
— Marilyn H. Marks *86, editor
 
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David Madden ’03, the History Bowl founder and 19-time Jeopardy! champion profiled in the Feb. 8 issue, supplied five zingers for our online quiz. Click here to read the questions and send your answers to paw@princeton.edu for a chance to win a Princeton T-shirt.
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Columnist Gregg Lange ’70 looks at Pablo Picasso’s Head of a Woman, the cubist sculpture on the south end of campus that holds symbolic weight for Princeton in the 20th century. (Plus, from the side, it resembles a tiger.) Also available as a podcast - LISTEN
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In the fall semester, visual arts students at Princeton created art books for their junior-year independent work. We spoke with two students about their projects. See more PAW videos, including six years of Reunions, on our YouTube channel.
 
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They were cramped, poorly lit, and, well, kind of ugly. But Firestone Library’s study carrels still evoke nostalgia in alumni. Post your memories of the spaces where generations of seniors wrote their theses.
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As familiar spots like Lahiere’s and Carousel disappear, Nassau Street continues to add more chain restaurants. Share your views on this trend, and tell us about your favorite Princeton eateries, then and now, at PAW Online.
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FEB. 8 ISSUE:
  • Funny girl: From Princeton’s stages to television and film, actress and writer Ellie Kemper ’02 brings a fresh voice to comedy
  • Fly me to the moon: Two Princetonians are competing in a race to the moon — and with a $20 million prize, there’s more than ego at stake
  • Campus Notebook: Occupy Princeton protests create a stir on campus
  • Inbox: Letters about Princeton and Wall Street, admissions, diversity, school reform, and more
 
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