Princeton University

Go forward in what God is leading you to do in life

In the early 1900s, 16-year-old William Whiting Borden graduated from The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania – a prestigious boarding school known for sending its alumni to Princeton University. He was an heir to the Borden family mining fortune, and had a clear path to wealth and success set …

Opinion

Amazon Prime Day 2018: What time does it start tomorrow and how to find the best deals

Amazon Prime Day, which begins tomorrow, is the ideal opportunity for bargain hunters to snap up a deal. The online retail giant's annual flash sales event will last 36 hours, beginning at midday on Monday and lasting until midnight on Tuesday July 17.<p>If you're not yet an Amazon Prime member, we …

Business

Longtime Illinois Republican strategist McGovern known for 'impeccable ethics' and 'good political gut' dies at 48

In dealing with the travails of serving as a spokesman and strategist for a myriad of Illinois Republican candidates, John McGovern stayed true to his beliefs in policy and civility even as public moods about ideology and partisanship shifted.<p>McGovern, whose work with candidates for state, …

Chicago

The Supreme Court Could Use a Few Good Politicians

If the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is confirmed, he and his fellow justices will all be graduates of Ivy League law schools: four from Harvard, four from Yale and one from Columbia. Five have been clerks for Supreme Court justices and seven served on a U.S. Court of …

Brown v. Board of Education

The Risk to the World: Massive Nuclear Proliferation

America leaving NATO would force European countries that currently lack nuclear arms to rush to acquire them, all in order to deter the Russians …

Geopolitics

Mercer County Community College And Trenton Children's Chorus To Host Summer Jazz Institute For Students

Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and the Trenton Children's Chorus (TCC) will host the 2018 Summer Jazz Institute, a master class for high …

College & University

On Feeling One’s Way: David Russell’s “Tact”

WHAT WAS “tact”? The Scottish moral philosopher Dugald Stewart described it in 1793 as a “delicate sense of propriety which enables a man to <i>feel his</i> …

Books

What Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin should agree on in Helsinki

The Trump-Putin summit, similar to the US president's recent talks with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, is expected to yield few tangible results. But …

Russia

'No running or hiding': Trump's trade war starts to hit Texas consumers

WASHINGTON — For a consumer’s guide to President Donald Trump’s trade war, just take a trip to the local appliance store.<p>Pocketbook pain that comes …

Economy

Where is Trump's Emmy nomination?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Emmy nominations have been announced. The list for best drama includes many predictable entries, such as "Game of Thrones" and "The Crown." And there are some newcomers in the comedy category like "Barry" and "Glow." There is of course some Emmy controversy, including whether the last …

Donald Trump

Quantum computers have an edge over classical ones, says the oracle

Computing may itself be a complex world for many, but classical computational complexity is an area literally booming with research. Quantum …

India News

It’s Time to Depopularize ‘Populist’

Let’s do away with the word “populist.” It’s become sloppy to the point of meaninglessness, an overused epithet for multiple manifestations of political anger.<p>Worse, it’s freighted with contempt, applied to all voters who have decided that mainstream political parties have done nothing for their …

Opinion

Henry Morgenthau III, producer who helped shape public television, dies at 101

Henry Morgenthau III, a TV producer and documentarian who helped shape public television in its early days and provided a forum for the nation’s civil rights conversation in the 1960s, died July 11 at a retirement community in Washington. He was 101.<p>The cause was complications from aortic stenosis, …

Boston University

The meta brilliance of ‘An Emmy for Megan’

The Television Academy announced the 2018 Emmy nominations Thursday morning, sparking the usual amount of celebration, shock, frustration, and wrath …

TV

Drawn from the Trenches: War Military Books 2018

Wartime graphic narratives have a long history. During WWII, Army cartoonist Bill Mauldin created the infantrymen characters Willie and Joe and later …

Graphic Novels

Change in International Politics: The View from High Altitude | International Studies Review

This essay notes the major changes in actors, institutions, and processes of international politics over the last four centuries. It emphasizes wars, …

Geopolitics

Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate Edward J. Weiler

Dr. Edward J. Weiler was named Associate Administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. in May 2008. He …

Space Science

The Best Universities in the World Today

When it comes to choosing a research university, you should probably, well, do your research.<p>Choose a college wisely. Consider factors such as cost, …

College & University

The Trump administration has a new argument for dismantling the social safety net: It worked.

Republicans for years have proclaimed the federal government’s decades-old War on Poverty a failure.<p>“Americans are no better off today than they were before the War on Poverty began in 1964,” House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) wrote in his 2016 plan to dramatically scale back the federal safety …

Liberal View

Life of Wilkie Collins, Grandfather of the English Detective Novel

Wilkie Collins (January 8, 1824 – September 23, 1889) has been called the grandfather of the English detective novel. He was a writer of the …

Literature

This Cold War-Era Publishing House Wanted To Share American Values With the World

In 1952, a group representing the most important trade, university and educational publishers in the United States met in New York City to …

History

Putting Trump's U.K. And NATO Remarks In Historical Context

President Trump's U.K. visit has drawn heavy criticism following comments made to The Sun newspaper about Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit …

Donald Trump

9 Teens on Why They're Spending Their Summer Working In News

On June 28, a gunman killed five people and injured two others at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Maryland. The suspect, Jarrod Ramos, had sued the …

Journalism

60 Second Spotlight: Erin Reelick

Meet Erin Reelick. Born in Torrington, Conn., Reelick got her start in rowing back in 2009 with Connecticut Boat Club under coach Liz Trond. Having …

Team USA

Davis Puts Up Exceptional Week for Holly Springs - Princeton University

PRINCETON –Andrew GnazzoandChris Davishad tremendous weeks for their respective summer teams. <br>Let's see how the summer is going for Princeton … <i><br>Ryan</i> …

Cape Cod

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Climate sciences<p>The deserts of Arabia and northern Africa grew more arid as Europe shivered in the nineteenth century.<p>The eastern Sahara and Arabian …

Red Sea

Work On Washington Road Pedestrian Bridge Begins Friday Night

The project is expected to run for four weeks, weather permitting, according to the Princeton Police Department.<p>PRINCETON, NJ — Princeton University …

Princeton University

These Young Climate Justice Advocates Say It's Time for a Revolution

On July 21, youth climate marchers will converge on Washington and around the country to demand a better future.<p>Jamie Margolin can’t remember a time in her life when climate change wasn’t a crisis. The signs were everywhere, from the disappearing sea life in the 16-year-old’s hometown of Seattle, …

Climate

Romania climbs to top five in global broadband speed ranking

Romania went up 13 places in an annual top of broadband internet speeds, ranking fifth in the world. Only Singapore, Sweden, Denmark and Norway have …

Romania

Snapshot: ‘Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now’ by William Bache | Financial Times

Named after the miserly 18th-century French finance minister Etienne de Silhouette, the expression “<i>à la silhouette</i>” was once shorthand for “on the …

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