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Memo to Princeton Tiger Mom and Grads: Get a Life, Not a Wife!

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

How many men and women are ready to commit to marriage at 21? Remember, the only time you can change a man is when he's in diapers. The Princeton mom's retro rhetoric is reminiscent of the "ring by spring" mandate for coeds to get engaged by graduation.

Susan Patton and the Divorce Class War

Amira Young | Posted 06.09.2013 | Divorce
Amira Young

Susan Patton set up a class war with her piece: Princeton graduates vs. the rest of the world. In truth, the class war in divorce and marriage isn't in the university you attend. It's in the company you keep and where you want to go in your life.

Why I (a Straight Guy) Should Have Married a Princeton Man

Jason Pinter | Posted 06.03.2013 | Comedy
Jason Pinter

Current Princeton women, please, do not fail yourselves, and do not take for granted the opportunities that people (like me) never had the chance to experience. Find a Princeton man. Make him yours.

The Battle of the S's

Susan Saper Galamba | Posted 06.03.2013 | Divorce
Susan Saper Galamba

Although both Susan and Sheryl acknowledge that a woman's future and happiness is significantly impacted by the man she marries, Susan's letter correlates a happy marriage to intellect. Sheryl acknowledges the difficulties of marriage, and the importance of being true partners.

James Taranto Didn't Tell The Truth

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

The entire project of educating women has been about the discovery of new and different truths.

Read This Or Die Alone: Advice for Young Women

Maria de Cesare | Posted 06.02.2013 | Comedy
Maria de Cesare

Look, I don't know why you went to law school, but I went because I didn't have the calves to be a model and medical school seemed way too long. After missing my shot at a ring in undergrad, what was I supposed to do? Get a "job" and "support myself"?

(Different) Advice To Women Of Princeton, From An(other) Alumna To Daughters She (Also) Never Had

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Women

Dear Princeton Women, A fellow alumna, Susan Patton, caused quite a stir with her letter to you last week, in which she urgently advised you to ...

Why I Told Female Princeton Students To Find A Husband

Susan Patton | Posted 05.31.2013 | Women
Susan Patton

The extreme reaction to my letter is astonishing. Honestly, it was intended as little more than honest advice from a Jewish mother.

Susan Patton's 'Daily Princetonian' Article Urges Female Students To Find Husbands Before Graduating

Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.29.2013 | Women
Nina Bahadur

I will be forever grateful that no one ever offered me such advice when I was a freshman, or sophomore, or senior at Princeton.

Without Wall Street Money, College Papers Struggle

Daily Princetonian | Posted 01.15.2013 | College

As the job market slowly recovers and hiring at financial institutions remains low, college newspapers are feeling the impact of decreased advertising...

Princeton Plans Massive Solar Field

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Princeton University will soon be home to the college world's largest solar collector field, the Daily Princetonian reports. Planned to be built on...

Michelle Obama Skips Milestone Princeton Reunion

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Every spring, Princetonians return in droves for their 25th reunion, donning orange-and- black class jackets, to reunite with classmates, march in the...

Researchers: Corn Syrup Could Contribute To Weight Gain

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Psychology professor Bart Hoebel's research group found that rats with access to high fructose corn syrup experienced a greater increase in body weigh...

Jon Corzine's New Job: Princeton Professor

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine has been appointed as a Wilson School visiting professor for the 2010--11 academic year, the University announc...

Science Students More Likely To Use Wikipedia

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A majority of college students use for course-related research, and students majoring in architecture, engineering and science are more ...

Princetonians SOLVE 80-Year-Old Physics Problem

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College


COLUMN: The Rape Question

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Imagine the following scenario: A girl goes to a frat party, drinks too much and has sex with a guy she just met. The next day she does not remember a...

Princeton More Than A Reach School For Exchange Students

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An admission rate less than 10 percent may seem low to applicants for undergraduate degrees, but it's safety-school territority compared to the hurdle...

Defending Gaga

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Over the past year, I have become obsessed with Lady Gaga. I'm infatuated with everything about her: the rumors that she might be a hermaphrodite, her...