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Vol. LXII, No. 41
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
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(Photo by Ellen Gilbert)

NEW READING CLUB: Fifth-, sixth-, and seventh-graders who attended the first meeting of the Go-Between Club at the Princeton Public Library include (from left, front): Deirdre Bayne, Gabrielle Lisk, Desta Cantava, Zhenia Dementyev, Jude Levine, and Christina Crooks; and (from left, back): Katie Benham, Sarah Horne, Natasha Shatzkin, and Teen Services Librarian Susan Conlon.

Making Friends, Sharing Reading, Strawberries, Go-Between Club Gets and Gives Good Reviews

Ellen Gilbert

“Don’t tell us how it ends!” exclaimed Teen Services Librarian Susan Conlon as Deidre Bayne enthused about one of her favorite books at the first meeting of the Go-Between Club, a new monthly club for students in grades five through seven at the Princeton Public Library.

What’s Next for American Foreign Policy? Speakers Propose “Prosperity Agenda”

Ellen Gilbert

After enumerating the dismaying list of problems (terrorist threats, anti-Americanism at an all-time high, the economic crisis, just for starters) that await the country’s next President — be it Senator Obama or Senator McCain — when he assumes office in January, foreign policy expert Nancy Soderberg assured an audience at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs last week that “it’s all solvable.”

Mayor Booker Urges a Move “Beyond Tolerance to Love”

Dilshanie Perera

Weaving together history, memory, and biography, Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker spoke about “The Future: Humble Hopes and Insane Idealism” to a packed house at McCosh 50 last Friday evening. The address was the conclusion of Mr. Booker’s three-day Toni Morrison lecture series sponsored by the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University.

New Exhibits at PU Art Museum Display Candela, Gehry, Johns to Great Effect

Dilshanie Perera

Three of the new exhibits at the Princeton University Art Museum showcase the process of making art, while highlighting a particular element of the oeuvres of Felix Candela, Frank Gehry, and Jasper Johns, respectively.

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