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The 2016 election continues to loom large on the psyche of Princeton Republicans. To many on both sides of the political spectrum, Donald Trump represented a subversion of political norms and accepted political behavior. To Dudley Sipprelle, Trump’s campaign posed a serious threat to the “traditional” Republican party. It was only after the Republican primary that Sipprelle was forced to come around on Trump and support his party’s nominee.
After a nor’easter swept through the town of Princeton and left behind 17.8 inches of snow, the University delayed opening until 10 a.m. Thursday morning.
The new officers of USG began by introducing themselves and presenting one goal they have for the year. Yee explained that the general public might not know how much work USG really does and resolved to work to improve this in the future.
Reinhardt has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on healthcare economics and the U.S. healthcare system, and had been teaching at the University since 1970.
“PCS is a part of the community whether we like it or not, and they’re here, they’re taxpayers, and a lot of the parents at PCS also have children at PPS. I think it’s unhealthy for us to create dichotomies between the two,” explained Fields. “They are both funded through taxpayer dollars. Because of that, I would like to see transparency on both sides, PPS and PCS, and I would like to see where we can have greater collaboration and cooperation.”
“We’ve been waiting for this for such a long time,” explained Assistant University Librarian for Collection Development Patricia Gaspari-Bridges, referring to the University’s new partnership with the The Wall Street Journal. On Oct. 3, 2017, the Princeton University Library announced that members of the University community, including staff, students, and faculty members, now have access to the Journal’s online edition.
Opponents to the legislation, such as McCain, are using this 10-day period to propose that it be eliminated altogether. Since the act was waived, McCain, who did not offer comment, has repeatedly vocalized the need to repeal the act. The outdated piece of legislation doesn’t come cheap, either, Bhatia explained. As a crucial partner to the cargo ships, Puerto Rico essentially provides a third of the ship workers’ income.
Dan Schwartz ’72, Nevada’s State Treasurer, is a Republican candidate running to replace Brian Sandoval, the state’s term-limited Republican governor. Time and time again, Schwartz was not afraid to challenge Sandoval and those who he refers to as Sandoval's “lackeys in the Nevada legislature.” Schwartz’s rugged independence is a quality that he has spent a lifetime cultivating. Back in the early 1970’s, when Schwartz was a student here at Princeton, he exhibited many of the same qualities.
Richardson Law joined Harvard, Georgetown, Arizona, and Northwestern as the fifth law school in the country to change its application process in this way, stimulating discussion among the University’s community of pre-law students.
“In our world, there needs to be a real change in mindset,” explained Molly Jones, Executive Director of Sustainable Princeton, after a Sept. 11 announcement that the local organization had received a $100,000 grant to create a Climate Action Plan for the town of Princeton. “We need to consider the human impact on the environment.”
For the seventh consecutive year, the University was named the best national university among 311 schools by U.S.
Over 170 University affiliates so far have signed an open letter in support of students enrolled in or eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation.
On August 11, the University’s Office of Religious Life co-sponsored a rally at the Carl A. Fields Center in support of Planned Parenthood, drawing criticism from some members of the University community.The rally was organized by Run 4 All Women New Jersey one day before six local women ran 44 miles from the Princeton Women’s Center to Philadelphia’s City Hall “to raise visibility and funds for Planned Parenthood of NJ — and to advance the social dialogue about equitable health care, women’s rights, and empowered wellness more broadly!”Both events were advertised by ORL in a Facebook post, which also gave instructions on how to donate to Planned Parenthood on CrowdRise. As of this article’s publication, Run 4 All Women New Jersey has raised $6,592 to support the non-profit organization which provides reproductive health care and abortion services.According to Rev.
On August 29, a group of professors from Princeton, Harvard, and Yale released a statement encouraging students to “think for yourself.”The statement was posted on the website of Princeton’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, an institute headed by one of the letter’s co-authors, Robert George, the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence.
Every 22 minutes, someone in New Jersey is arrested for marijuana possession, according to a 2012 statistic cited in a new bill introduced by New Jersey lawmakers on May 15. Just this month, a University student was arrested for possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, according to a local police report. Sponsored by Democratic state senator Nicholas Scutari, the bill would legalize, regulate, and tax recreational marijuana in New Jersey, joining eight other states that host recreational marijuana programs. The new bill seeks to alleviate racial inequalities in the criminal justice system by legalizing the drug. The University's stance surrounding the drug's use is not immune to the potential policy change.
Over the course of two years, three serious incidents of racism have occurred in Princeton Public Schools.
On April 18, 2017, 22 students gathered in Class of 1998 Rectangular Private Dining Room in Whitman College to converse and have lunch with University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83.
Both of Barbara Sampson's parents were doctors. When she was growing up, it was never a question of if she would become a doctor; it was a question of when. One day, her father asked her, “How about pathology?” While the branch of medical science that examines body tissue for forensic purposes may not seem appealing to some, Sampson was immediately intrigued.
Every tutor searches for that “magic moment” — the opportunity to witness a student suddenly see the light through a murky question or concept and grow a deeper understanding and a greater enthusiasm for learning right before the tutor’s eyes.
On Feb. 16, the Latino Coalition of New Jersey (LCNJ) filed a complaint against the Princeton Charter School (PCS) with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. In a press release that explains the filed complaint, the LCNJ urged these two departments “to investigate segregation at the Princeton Charter School and to review state policies that permit charter schools to serves as ‘enclaves of segregation.’”