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Besides sending each other ridiculous random videos, Katie and I regularly browse Instagram for cool art and project ideas. When this super simple Pepper's Ghost illusion popped up in the feed, we knew we needed to try it!
This week the blog features a new post by Polina Popova, our guest expert on Russian- and Ukrainian-language children’s books, on a picture book for Ukrainian children published in the early 1930s. Her series of pieces bringing to light these …
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a new president formally takes the helm, the Dean of the Graduate School defends an unpopular policy, and more.
By April C. Armstrong *14 on behalf of “Mr. Mudd“ Dear Mr.
It's a big job, but our stellar sanitation team is up to the task! Drive your garbage truck to multiple locations around town, then head to the city dump and send everything flying down the chute. Yes we made a mess, but we had SO much fun!
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, efforts to help sleepless bunnies are helping, Princeton donates a cannon to a scrap metal drive, and more. September 11, 1868—Due to a family illness, James McCosh has delayed sailing for America.
My memories of clashes between my mother and a librarian over access to potentially objectionable books sound impossibly quaint now.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a system is put in place to warn passengers of departing trains, a new student reflects on having a roommate of a different race, and more.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the Wyman estate reverts to the University, a student is unimpressed by a New York tourist attraction, and more. August 29, 1921—Susan B. Dickinson, widow of Daniel Dickinson and daughter of William Wyman, dies.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a member of the Class of 1931 meets with tragedy while engaged in heroic efforts to save others, an employee stages a stakeout, and more.
This post is the second this week concerning recent Supreme Court decisions and their relation to materials housed within Princeton University Library’s Special Collections. Please see the Special Collections post on the Indian Child Welfare Act for more.
Cultural commentators have had a lot to say about Greta Gerwig’s smash summer movie, but no one I’ve read has considered Gerwig and Baumbach’s clever script as a post-modern take on a doll story like Rachel Field’s Hitty: Her First …
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, one alum condemns lynch mobs, another observes an enemy army arriving, and more. August 14, 1818—Following an investigation, faculty suspend sophomore George W.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a member of the Class of 1858 pays for tuition and fees, a false report of a war ending causes confusion, and more.
For her senior thesis, AnneMarie Caballero ’23 went through more than a thousand children’s books published during the 19th century and analyzed the pattern of topics in relation to the gender of protagonists.
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