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Vol. LXV, No. 11
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
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(Photo by Emily Reeves)
PIE ON THE FACE, PI ON THE BRAIN: Pie throwing on the green at Palmer Square was among the festivities taking place on “Geek Freak Weekend” celebrating all things math and science in Princeton, as well as the birthday of former Mercer Street resident Albert Einstein, who was born on March 14, or Pi Day, since the numerals can be written as 3.14. Einstein look-alike contests, Pi recitation challenges, math competitions, and merchant discounts were all part of the weekend celebration.

Mixing Activist Enthusiasm With a Dose of Fun, Sustainable Princeton Launches New Campaigns

Dilshanie Perera

Sustainable Princeton wants you to bring your own bag while shopping. Aiming to reduce plastic waste, the organization is launching a campaign to promote reusable bags and to reduce the demand for single-use plastic bags.

Institute for Faith and Public Life at Seminary Looks at Conflation of Church and State

Ellen Gilbert

“Most of us who live in the United States simply take for granted the plentiful references to God,” said Emmanuel College Principal Mark Toulouse in his opening remarks at the recent Institute for Faith and Public Life’s “Turn the World Upside Down,” a three-day program sponsored by the Princeton Theological Seminary’s (PTS) School of Christian Vocation and Mission.

Discussing the Pleasures of Story-Telling: Sheila Kohler Will Also Read at Benefit

Ellen Gilbert

“I’m delighted to do it for them,” said Becoming Jane Eyre author Sheila Kohler of her upcoming reading at a People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos benefit on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. at The Nassau Club.

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