Daily Princetonian pieces

NEWS: 3 months into term, new architecture dean responds to criticism

Originally posted Nov. 27 at The Daily Princetonian. When Alejandro Zaera-Polo was appointed as the new dean of the School of Architecture in March, student reactions were mixed. An informal poll circulated among the school’s graduate students in March found that only five of 58 respondents approved of Zaera-Polo’s selection. Continue reading

Daily Princetonian pieces

NEWS: For online copyright violators, potential U. discipline awaits

Originally published at The Daily Princetonian on Oct. 22, 2012. By the time one student entered sophomore year, file-sharing had become a common personal practice. This student used BitTorrent — a file-sharing client with a reputation of being the fastest way to download large files — to download movies over a home wireless network. But … Continue reading

Intersections posts

MUSIC: Stars announces new album; The North to be less depressing than band’s last

Originally published June 21, 2012 on Intersections. Canadian indie-rock stalwarts Stars announced their sixth studio album this morning, officially ending any and all productivity I might’ve had in the middle of this workday. The North will be released Sept. 4 on ATO Records, featuring cover artwork and a general color scheme in a fuzzy, coastal … Continue reading

Daily Princetonian pieces

NEWS: Trustee donates $10 million to fund international fellows program

Originally published online at The Daily Princetonian June 19, 2012. Trustee William Fung ’70 has donated $10 million to expand the University’s globalization efforts and bring six international fellows to Princeton beginning next year, the University announced Tuesday. Fung’s gift will create the Fung Global Fellows Program, a postdoctoral fellowship program in the social sciences … Continue reading