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Comparing the origins of the current senior class to where the Class of 2012 now resides reveals a pull toward the coasts, especially to New York and California. Even magnets like Texas and Florida do not regain the number of students they send to Princeton.
Chester Lam ‘19 of Morganville, N.J. was a loyal, caring, and funny, though quiet, friend to those who knew him well.
He passed away in a New York City hospital on Jan. 12. He was 20 years old.
Starting on Jan. 10, the University’s Director of Global Health Programs, Gilbert Collins GS ’99, racked up five consecutive wins on the television game show “Jeopardy!” The winning streak puts Collins, who holds a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School, in the running for the Tournament of Champions, an annual competition featuring the longest-running champions and biggest winners from recent seasons.
Ioffe, who covers national security and foreign policy for The Atlantic, was quick to outline the two traps to which Americans often fall victim: seeing Putin and Russians as more competent than they actually are, and blaming the result of the 2016 election on an outside power.
In February, the University will feature an important addition to promote its sustainability goals on campus: an in-vessel aerobic digester, according to the University’s Biodigester Blog.
The Office of Information Technology opened an investigation and found that the email was forged in order to mislead the recipients about the origin of the message. Such an email is commonly referred to as a spoof.
As the fall semester draws to a close, students reflect on the semesters, years, and memories for which they are thankful. For one group of juniors in Forbes College, one good memory stands out among the rest: their freshman year advisee group.
“What I would like to see happen is for the momentum that we gained during the elections to continue,” said USG president-elect Rachel Yee ’19. “This election cannot be the ending point.”
Plans for a new New Jersey-New York tunnel were derailed last week when the Trump administration killed plans for the federal government to pay half the cost.
President Trump noted on Twitter today that the University’s Annual Giving campaign has had its most successful year yet. He also appeared to take some credit for alumni donations through this campaign, and promised there was “MUCH MORE TO COME!!”
In a move that few expected, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 announced that from Jan. 32 onwards, the U.S. Congress will be owned by the University and will operate as a branch of the University.
In a late vote Thursday night, over 500 squirrels voted to unionize and form Nutcrackers Local 522. The vote was marred by allegations leveled against organizers by chipmunks that accused the organizers of leaving them out of the process. These protests were discarded after attendants were reminded that it was time to hibernate.
“CHEHEHEHEHE,” said one voter after all acorns had been counted. “CHEHCHEHEH HEHCHE! WHEHEHSHHEHEHWH!”
“We’ve herd the voices of the students and we truly believe this to be the best decision,” said President Eisgruber. “The ox is a symbol of service and courage, and when we at Princeton see a good idea like this, we milk it for all it’s worth.”
On Jan. 4, 2017, former New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne ’49 died at his home in Livingston, N.J. Nicknamed the “The Man the Mob Couldn’t Buy,” Byrne served two terms as New Jersey’s chief executive from 1974 to 1982. Byrne was 93 when he passed from a lung infection.
The University’s reason for rejecting all but one of the referenda, according to faculty, is the lack of faculty involvement in developing the large-scale changes the referenda would have made to the Honor Code, a 125-year-old agreement between students and faculty. Administrators say faculty support is necessary for alterations as fundamental and consequential as those proposed by the first three referenda.
Eating club officers have resigned for many reasons, included everything from criminal charges to security breaches to philosophical differences with the rest of the corps. Over the years, these resignations and security breaches have resulted in modifications to the structure of the ICC and eating club officer corps.
According to the alert, the leak was reported at 8:30 a.m. Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), an electrical services company, worked to repair the leak, and emergency responders remained on campus until the leak was closed.
After an eight-month battle with cancer, Kaplan, a talented computer programmer, passed away on Dec. 24, 2017. He was 21 years old.
The Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative Graduate Program selected four students to participate in the program next year. Dina Chotrani, Caroline Jones, John Parton, and Caitlin Quinn, all of the Class of 2018, were announced as the newest SINSI scholars in the last week of November.
Eric Schmidt ’76 is stepping down from his role as executive chairman of Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company, according to a Dec. 21 statement from Alphabet. Schmidt served as Google’s chief executive officer from 2001 to 2011. He will be transitioning into a technical advisor role at Alphabet and will continue to serve on the company’s Board of Directors.