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Vol. LXII, No. 23
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
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(Photo by Dilshanie Perera)

YOUNG FUNDRAISER: Orchard Hill Elementary School first-grader Rocky Lu played some golf at the Memorial Day fundraiser for earthquake relief sponsored by Plainsboro Chinese Schools and Plainsboro Township. The event was held at Maurice Hawk Elementary School. Performers included the Lanyun Dance Troupe, Stone Age Rock ’n’ Roll Band, Happy Singers Chorus, Joy Hearts Singer Club, and martial arts master Changjun Zhao and his students.

Plainsboro Chinese School Event Raises Funds for Earthquake Relief

Dilshanie Perera

According to the latest estimates, last month’s earthquake in China’s Sichuan province, which measured 8.0 on the Richter scale, left almost 70,000 people dead, 370,000 injured, and five million homeless. Upon hearing the news, students and parents at the Plainsboro Chinese School (PCS) decided that they wanted to contribute to global relief efforts to assist the victims of the disaster.

“Paper or Plastic?” Preferably Neither, Says Princeton Environmental Commission

Ellen Gilbert

In the movie The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock is counseled that the future lies in “just one word: plastic.” Plastic, as in plastic bags, will have little or no future in this area if the Princeton Environmental Commission has its way.

Reunion and Book Tour Coincide for Princeton Alum

Ellen Gilbert

Book talks, a weekly (and sometimes twice-weekly) occurrence at Labyrinth Books on Nassau Street, have come to follow a fairly predictable format.

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