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Recent natural disasters in Texas, Mexico, and Puerto Rico have inspired a tremendous wave of campus activism. Various initiatives led either fully or in part by Princeton students have already raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the wake of several earthquakes and hurricanes that have torn a path of destruction through the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.
Bill Bradley ’65 is a former University basketball star, Olympic gold medalist, Rhodes Scholar, U.S. Senator for New Jersey, and Democratic presidential candidate. The ‘Prince’ sat down to interview Bradley while he was on campus for an event to celebrate a donation of Bradley's own documents to the University.
Established in 2000 by a gift from University Charter Trustee Lloyd Costen ’50, the Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts supports a class of several scholars for a period of three years, providing them with financial and intellectual support. The Society, which has been directed for the last eight years by English professor Susan Stewart, will continue next year under the directorship of history professor Michael Gordin, according to a University press release.
While the course is intended for prospective physics majors, it will be open to students from other disciplines as well, Lisanti said. Furthermore, the course will aim to cover a broad range of techniques, as well as both experimental and theoretical research, through different projects during the semester.
This week’s meeting of the Undergraduate Student Government featured debate on a wide range of amendments, as USG worked to wrap up new business for the spring.USG President Myesha Jemison ’18 opened with her report to the committee, which detailed upcoming meetings with administrators and student groups, as well as the interview process for the Honor Committee, which will commence tonight.U-Councilor Pooja Patel ’18 presented the upcoming “Get Yourself Tested” initiative, a partnership between USG and Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice.
After anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant, and racist flyers were found posted around campus last week, Princeton Advocates for Justice and a coalition of graduate students held a Rally for a Hate-Free Princeton today in protest.The flyers had been found taped to Stanhope Hall, the Center for Jewish Life, Murray-Dodge Hall, and East Pyne. The rally was held in Firestone Plaza.
Traister, a writer for New York Magazine, was invited to discuss the theme of her most recently released book. Published in 2016, All the Single Ladies discusses the history of single, unmarried women in the United States from its inception to the modern day.
“Here I am, 70 years later… all because the phoenix that rose from the ashes of Auschwitz was justice.”
The evaluation of factual information is not only a qualitative exercise, but also, crucially, a qualitative judgement of both the information and its source, according to New Yorker staff writer Nicholas Schmidle.
To illustrate the importance of this issue, Kolemen played a clip from back to the future showing the “Mr. Fusion” device used to power a time-traveling car. Kolemen explained that process control should allow fusion to take place in a space of 5 or 6 meters in diameter, though he doubts that it would ever be possible in something as small as the Mr. Fusion. He outlined several methods for creating fusion energy, starting with the obvious example of the sun. This type of fusion energy is not attainable, though, for an obvious reason.
The Institute for Advanced Study and the Civil War Trust have reached an agreement to expand the Princeton Battlefield State Park, according to a press release jointly issued by the Institute and the Trust at 3 p.m.
Most partygoers wouldn’t think to call Department of Public Safety and file a noise complaint for the party they are currently attending. For a group of University students at the 2 Dickinson St. Co-op, however, that was exactly the right idea.
In an email sent to the undergraduate student body on Monday afternoon, University President Christopher Eisgruber '83 said that the concept of a “Sanctuary Campus” is a legally unfounded, noting consultation with immigration lawyers as the basis for this impression.Eisgruber also brought to bear his own experience as a constitutional scholar, connecting the judgment of these lawyers with “commitment to the rule of law,” which he holds as “one of the country’s most basic principles.” In the email, he wrote, “In a country that respects the rule of law, every person and every official, no matter what office he or she may hold, is subject to the law and must respect the rights of others.
World-renowned theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson shared a lifetime’s worth of wisdom about the future while dining with 30 members of Princeton Envision.Dyson urged Americans to plan more on a macroscale and to be careful about misestimating the impact of solar energy and robots.
On Oct. 20, Green Princeton hosted a Do-It-Yourself costume-making event at 99 Alexander Street. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., students were invited to bring clothes and other supplies to trade and fabricate into costumes for Princetoween.
The third presidential debate of the 2016 election season took place on Oct. 19 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Astrophysics professor Stewart Prager stepped down as director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory on Sept.
PHILADELPHIA- Speaking on behalf of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who had just become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, her husband and former President Bill Clinton called on the Democratic Party to unite and made a unique appeal for their nominee last Tuesday at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Clinton, through video, rather than a live podium speech, served as his own introductory speaker.
PHILADELPHIA —Thursdaynight saw the end of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, a four-day political extravaganza featuring numerous spectacular speeches.
America as a nation still has miles to go before solving the energy crisis, said Norman Augustine ’57 *59, former president and CEO of Lockheed Martin.
Augustine has served as Under Secretary of the Army and later Acting Secretary of the Army.