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“In early stage investing, in my perspective, it’s 95 percent the founder, 5 percent the product,” said Trip Jones, a general partner with August Capital and a judge at this year's TigerLaunch competition. “If you have the right founder, I don’t even care what the product is; you can fund the company before the company exists.”
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has been selected as the keynote speaker for the University’s Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 4, according to the Office of Communications. The ceremony is organized by members of the graduating class.
Last week, Mercer County authorities seized $200,000 in heroin in a joint narcotics investigation, according to a press release by the Office of the Mercer County Prosecutor.
An elite team of computer science majors from the University are taking their project to the finals of TigerLaunch, the nation’s largest student-run entrepreneurship competition. The co-founders of the BlockX team are Felix Madutsa ’18, Avthar Sewrathan ’18, and Richard Adjei ’18. Their company’s mission is to help people reclaim their privacy and data on the internet.
University graduate students Irineo Cabreros and Tim Treuer have been selected for the 2018 Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellows Program. Cabreros and Treuer are Ph.D. candidates in applied mathematics and ecology and evolutionary biology, respectively.
Kuczynski announced his plans for resignation just days before he was set for his second impeachment hearing in three months. The hearing would likely have ousted him from office, as the opposition party appeared to intend to oust him from office, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The team includes three psychologists, a psychiatrist, the University’s nutritionist, several medical providers, an advanced practice nurse, a physician, and an athletic trainer, according to Chin.
The Honor System Review Committee recommended against the first and third Honor Code referenda, which would decrease the standard penalty for a violation of the Honor Code and give professors total jurisdiction over whether or not an infraction occurred, respectively. President Eisgruber defended the process, distinguishing between referenda that have to do with procedures and with principles.
Trenton artist Will Kasso and members of the University community created a 40-foot mural on canvas which will be installed later this spring on the lower level of the Butler dorm complex near Studio 34. The mural attempts to express the University’s multifaceted history.
On Saturday morning, a deer broke through a window in Wu Hall. Animal control was called to facilitate its exit from Wu.
In response to the recent protest undertaken by members of the Open Air Outreach and the subsequent counter-protest on the part of students, Kevin McElwee ’18 has established the PUFightsHate fundraiser through Venmo.
A small group of Christian protesters amassed outside of the Wilson School across Washington Road Tuesday afternoon.
The protest consisted of a few men holding signs that read “Jesus or Hellfire,” “Gamers are Murderers,” “Feminists are Whores,” and “Women Belong in the Kitchen.” The men voiced their ideas at various passersby, declaring that they were “failing at life” and “being a disappointment to God.”
“I believe that everybody could take advantage of going to a therapist, I think everybody could take advantage of going to a nutritionist, and I think everyone has, to some extent, an unhealthy relationship with food,” Feig said. “I think that the more we talk about that, the more we realize that, the more we provide support for each other, and provide spaces that are safe to express those anxieties.”
The average wait time for appointments used to be one to two weeks, with some students experiencing up to three-week wait times. The shortening of the initial consultation allows more students to be seen at a faster rate.
“Last year, the goal was to create institutional change. We had a lot of good discussions,” said USG President Rachel Yee ’19. “But there was no follow up, no mechanisms put in place to make sure that the work would actually happen, and that was our goal. I think we can do that better.”
“We really need to step back and recognize that we can’t afford to look at this future without critical eyes,” explained Smith. “Technology is always used in good ways and bad, and even when it’s used in good ways, it has an impact that we can’t necessarily predict. It had indirect effects that aren’t necessarily intended.”
“All of the sudden in 1945, four black students show up on campus,” said University Trustee Robert Rivers. “There were a lot of questions among the Princeton University alumni, but there was a lot of joy . . . and it was a major, major thing for young black folks in the town. They were heroes.”
Last year's recipient of the James Madison Medal, given to an alumnus who achieved a distinguished career in public service or advanced the graduate education program, was Pedro Pablo Kuczynski ‘61, current president of Peru. Since receiving the award, however, Kuczynski has experienced a fall from grace.
John “Newby” Parton ’18 and Maggie Pecsok ’18 have been named the recipients of the University’s 2018 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize.
The University dating app, Prospect, is out on the iOS store — just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Similar to dating apps like Tinder, “Prospect: Find Your Tiger” allows users to privately message one another after establishing mutual interest.