November 2009 Archives

Long Ago and Far Away

imageserver.jpegThis aerial view from the Historical Postcard Collection captures how the Princeton campus would have looked to a student flying home for Thanksgiving sometime before 1960. See more postcards online at


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Engagement Exercises


Alumni participated enthusiastically in an interactive Q&A session to launch “Connect: A Black Alumni Leadership Initiative” at the recent Coming Back and Moving Forward conference on campus. Some 650 black alumni attended the conference to share experiences and plan future involvement with the University.

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Photo by Andrea Kane




Psychedelic Tiger Stripes


The dynamic art of Odili Donald Odita in the entrance of Butler College’s 1967 Hall will greet class members when they gather Saturday, November 14, to celebrate the opening earlier this fall of the dormitory their generosity made possible.

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 Photo by Brian Wilson

No Holds Barred


Football safety and rules have come a long way since the sport’s early days, but Princeton players are still known by their stripes. On November 14 the Tigers take on the Yale Bulldogs at Princeton Stadium for the latest match-up of the second-oldest rivalry in college football history.

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