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Prosumerism

Comments | Posted May 2, 2012 | 10:05 AM

The phenomenon of dubstep music is an interesting one. There are no instruments. With a piece of digital sequencing software, a musically untrained individual can craft catchy and incredibly popular songs that captivate vast audiences. Over spring break, I was fortunate enough to attend the Ultra Music Festival in Miami,...

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#whatshouldwecallthisarticle

Comments | Posted April 29, 2012 | 6:41 PM

Memes. GIFs. Unpronounceable (mehmeh? jiff?) and even harder to define. As far as I can tell, they're both things on the Internet that make you LOL, except GIFs move and memes don't.
The Facebook page "Princeton Memes" burst onto the scene on Feb. 14 of this year, a Valentine...

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A Matter of Time

(1) Comments | Posted April 29, 2012 | 6:03 PM

NPR recently aired a story on former chief of staff and current mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel's plan to extend the school day from one of the nation's shortest -- five hours and 45 minutes -- to one of its longest -- seven hours and 30 minutes. Emanuel claims that...

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Suing School

(1) Comments | Posted April 2, 2012 | 5:15 PM

By Chelsea Jones

Princeton students are a varied bunch, to say the least. We do different things, enjoy different things and believe different things. Even our paths to get here were vastly different. However, I find it safe to say that the majority of us have a similar wish --...

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Shooting to Kill

(4) Comments | Posted April 2, 2012 | 5:13 PM

By Nathan Mathabane

The recent shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has sparked a firestorm in the national media, generating intense discussion around everything from gun ownership to race relations. A wave of protests has been sweeping the country, demanding the arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot...

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The 35.9 Percent

(2) Comments | Posted March 8, 2012 | 5:31 PM

By Peter Zakin, Columnist

Recently, Ezra Klein of the Washington Post argued that schools like Princeton send so many students off to careers on Wall Street -- 35.9 percent of Princeton seniors employed at graduation, in fact -- because their students are poorly prepared to do much of...

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