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University alumni shared their experiences as members of eating clubs with The Daily Princetonian, reflecting on food, friends, and farce. Teri Noel Towe ’70, who bickered into Colonial Club, shared a story he kept quiet for 20 years: He and a friend pulled a prank on Ivy Club.
On Sunday, May 20, a student studying in Lewis Library thought she overheard someone mention getting a shotgun and called the Department of Public Safety, which alerted the Princeton Police Department. Officers came to the library and evacuated the building, according to Daniel Day, the University assistant vice president for communications.
On May 15, as reading period came to a close, the eating clubs of Prospect Avenue opened their doors to students looking to celebrate the completion of their written work — under one condition. Party-goers were asked to read a “consent pledge” before entering each club.
On Wednesday, five philosophers debated where to draw the line between religious liberty and discrimination, using the high-profile pending Supreme Court case Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission as a main example.
Presenting five statements about Spanish in the U.S., Kim Potowski, professor of Hispanic linguistics in the Hispanic and Italian studies department at the University of Illinois at Chicago, asked the audience: “¿chisme o verdad?” True or false?
“Racism plays a crucial role. The prison is racist,” explained philosopher Tommie Shelby. “It perpetuates racism and creates new modes of racism.”
On Tuesday, a third federal judge rejected the Trump administration’s justification for ending the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, which protects undocumented immigrants who came to the country illegally as children, known as “dreamers.”
On April 24, some University students will partake in a decades-old tradition, “Newman’s Day,” in which participants drink 24 beers in 24 hours. The tradition comes from an apocryphal quote attributed to actor Paul Newman: “24 beers in a case, 24 hours in a day. Coincidence? I think not.”
On April 18, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 joined 62 other university presidents and chancellors in affirming the value of free speech on college campuses at an Association of American Universities meeting in Washington, D.C. Eisgruber has been a vocal supporter of free speech during his presidency.
On the morning of Wednesday, April 19, students sitting in the back row of McCosh 50 found energy drinks attached to the bottom of their seats along with promotional fliers.
“I turned and looked at all the seats, and there was a bunch of Red Bull taped under the desks,” Alex Reblando '18 said. “I thought it was a miracle."
Beginning on the night of April 11 until the following night, University community members came together to observe Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, through a student-led program supported by the Center for Jewish Life.
Don’t be surprised when you see students swiping away at their phones this week. They are swiping right — a “yes” signal — on the dating app Tinder in order to win a concert featuring stripper-turned-rapper Cardi B. But, according to the contest rules, only 200 students from the winning school can attend a performance given by the artist.
Moses traced the shifting meaning of the U.S. Constitution and gave forecasts for the future of U.S. political organizing.
A news release from the University Office of Communications on Sept. 1, 1977, provided further details about the experimentation, including that “CIA funds totaling $4,075 were paid in 1953 and 1958 for research by two individuals who were then affiliated with the University.” The release also refutes any claims that the “University as an institution was involved in this research.”
On this day in history, March 9, 1988, The Daily Princetonian reported on a decrease in Wilson School applications, a panel on the changing status of women abroad, the ongoing presidential primary campaigns, and new appointments for the Humanities Council.
The Daily Princetonian checked in with Alice Wistar ’20 and Anne Marie Wright ’20, who are living in one of the Merwick Stanworth apartments with another roommate.
On Feb. 27, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order, creating a Jobs and Economic Opportunity Council tasked with providing recommendations for developing the state’s workforce. The Council will analyze economic data and identify funding, both federal and philanthropic, for infrastructure development and worker training programs.
Alice Wistar ’20 was sitting outside her room in Holder Hall entryway 4 when she heard alarms going off from within the building. When she walked inside, the floor was wet, and she soon discovered that the water had soaked her roommate’s belongings.
After anthropology professor Lawrence Rosen cancelled ANT 212: Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy, and Pornography following a controversy over his use of the n-word, some students were left in need of a new class only days before the add/drop deadline.
Ashley Koning, the director of the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at Rutgers University, said that pollsters have long found heavy opposition against self-pumping in New Jersey, especially among subgroups such as women and the elderly.