It’s a Princeton tradition to clap for a professor at the end of the last lecture of the year. For students, it’s a way to show our appreciation for the work professors do to teach classes and share their knowledge. As the end of the semester approaches and students prepare to head off for break, the Board wants to suggest that students take some extra time and effort to thank some of the other people who are responsible for the quality of our Princeton experience: the staff. Members of the staff often go unacknowledged, but they are vital to making our time here as special as it is.
Since these individuals often work in the early morning, we sometimes take for granted our clean bathrooms, empty trashcans and well-functioning facilities. The men and women who perform these services for us are sometimes unseen and therefore unfortunatelyunder