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While the University requires a minimum proficiency in English for both undergraduate and graduate admission, some students arrive on campus still facing challenges with the language. According to University English as a Second Language tutors, the problem is especially seen among graduate students, who often turn to formal and informal ESL resources.
The Projects Board allegedly violated the USG Constitution by approving a funding request for $1,800 for the Tango Club Tango Festival.
Nusrat Ahmed, CJ Harris, Luke Li, Nathan Suek and Andrew Sun have been elected class council for the Class of 2017. The results were announced Friday evening by USG president Shawon Jackson ’15 in an email sent to the freshman class.
In response to calls for greater transparency by members of the USG Senate, theUSG passed a proposal to create a transparency ad hoc committee at a Senate meeting on Sunday evening. The vote was 12 in favor, seven opposed and three abstaining.
With the special New Jersey senatorial election happening on Wednesday, Oct. 16, the University continues to provide the resources necessary for students who want to vote in local, state and national elections, from facilitating voter registration to providing directions to polling locations.
The new Class of 2017 class council officers were announcedFridayevening by USG president Shawon Jackson '15 in an email sent to the freshman class.The new officers areNusrat Ahmed '17,CJ Harris '17,Luke Li '17,Nathan Suek '17 and AndrewSun '17.The five freshmen were chosen out of 23 who ran for the position.Sun received 253 votes, Suek received 233 votes, Harris received 197 votes, Li recieved 174 votes and Ahmed received 173 votes.Jackson did not disclose in the email the percentage of votes each elected officer received.A referendum in the election of April 2012eliminated officer positionsfor the freshman class council. Instead of having a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and social chair like the upperclass council, the freshman class council officers are all equals.
College Night at Whitman will now take place every three weeks instead of each Tuesday in response to cumulative student feedback, the Whitman College Council announced in an email to Whitman College this week. Aimed at fostering residential college camaraderie and team spirit, these themed dinners are restricted to Whitmanites only and feature festive decorations as well as specialty meals.
Two of the University's most prominent undergraduate Christian organizations, whose membership had been delineated largely along racial lines, merged this fall, following a lengthy discussion over the previous academic year.
The female studentwho received treatment at a local hospital last weekfor meningococcal disease has been discharged from hospital care. She is currently recovering, according to New Jersey Department of Health spokesperson Daniel Emmer.
A groupof Mathey freshmen enjoyed the last of the season’s locally grown tomatoes and Jersey corn for dinneron Thursday at the home of Master of Mathey College Harriet Flower, just one of many traditional freshman advisee group dinners taking place at residential college masters’ homes this month. While Flower hosts Mathey advisee groups for dinner every year, this year is the first that has featured locally grown food.
U-Council Chair Elan Kugelmass ’14 proposed creating a three-member “USG Transparency Committee” at the weekly USG meeting on Sunday evening.
There was no food on the menu. Instead, five thought-provoking questions lay on a table in the Frist Multipurpose Room. "What have you rebelled against?" one of them read.
Students will soon be able to rent mattresses for overnight guests as part of a program initiated by the Undergraduate Student Government. The service, which will allow students to rent air mattresses from the USG for their rooms, will be piloted in the coming weeks despite concerns that have been raised over possible sanitation issues.
A female student has been diagnosed with probable meningococcal disease and is receiving treatment in a hospital, the University announced in an email Thursday evening. If confirmed, hers will be the sixth case of bacterial meningitis linked to the University since March.
The Gap Year Network,an Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students-approved club that aims to help students who took gap years transition back into campus life, is expanding its reach. Under the leadership ofEden Full '15 and Jose Drost-Lopez '16, the club now caters not only to students who took gap years before Princeton, but also to all studentswho took time away from Princeton, including students returning from leave and academic or disciplinary probation.
Members of the Class of 2017 were required to complete a new online Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources and Education course— along with the traditional AlcoholEdu—prior to their arrival on campus this year.
Tower Club, the most popular club for the fall Bicker season last year, saw its number of bickerees drop by almost half this year, from 66 students in 2012 to 34 this year.
The USG Academics Committee will discuss the concerns expressed by students and faculty regarding fall semester final examinations with the Committee on Examinations and Standing on Friday, USG members decided at a weekly meeting on Sunday night. Academics committee chair Dillon Sharp ’14 said the discussion would include the issues of take-home tests, rescheduling exams and exerting pressure on professors to meet grading deadlines.
The occupants of a four-person suite in Rockefeller College’s Holder Hall have been relocated twice after reporting bed bug infestations on Sept. 13 and Sept. 27, according to a student from the affected suite.
The candidates for election to the Class of 2017 class council have been announced, according to the USG website. Voting begins on Oct. 1.