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Vol. LXIII, No. 42
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
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CAN WE TALK? Some of the “conversation starters” used at “Noodle Talk,” a discussion group that meets monthly at the Princeton Public Library. The instructions on each package of noodles encourage “honesty, support, and listening with an open mind.”

“What Makes You Tick?” and Other Questions Guide Monthly “Noodle Talk” Conversations

Ellen Gilbert

In the midst of our everyday, often terse email exchanges, the art of conversation — real discussions with real people — is being practiced at “Noodle Talk,” a once-a-month gathering in the first floor Quiet Room of the Princeton Public Library.

“Where are We Growing?” Symposium Looks at New Jersey’s Next 20 Years

Ellen Gilbert

“There’s a tendency to say ‘let’s start all over,’” observed New Jersey Conservation Foundation Executive Director Michele Byers at a conference last week on “Planning for New Jersey’s Next 20 Years.” Sponsored by the Princeton University Policy Research Institute for the Region, the event drew leaders from state and local government agencies, corporate representatives, and other policy makers to talk about “Where Are We Growing?”

“I Am Who I Am Because Somebody Loved Me:” Cornel West Discusses New Memoir at University

Dilshanie Perera

Princeton University’s Class of 1943 Professor of African American Studies Cornel West spoke about his new memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, in McCosh Hall on Monday, with WNYC doing a live broadcast of the event. The packed auditorium held a rapt audience, which included second through sixth grade students from the Cornel West Academy of Excellence, who had come from Raleigh, North Carolina.

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