If you spend most of your time down-campus, you might be able to pass an entire day at Princeton without seeing Gothic architecture. If you and your friends don’t talk much about grades, you might even go 24 hours with the bogeyman that is grade deflation out of sight and out of mind. But there is no escape from the “Orange Bubble” (“the bubble” for short). Maybe the most ubiquitous phrase in the 08544 zip code, its syllables echo through dining halls and eating clubs.
I was late to climb aboard the Muppet train. If you’d asked me to name them when I was five, I’d have known Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and maybe Gonzo. But I didn’t discover the other treasures that Jim … Read More