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On the first day of the semester with temperatures that failed to reach above freezing, students, faculty, staff and townspeople huddled for warmth around a bonfire on Cannon Green to celebrate the football team’s victory in the Big Three for the second year in a row. While the traditional effigies of the Harvard and Yale mascots were absent from the event, crumpled portraits of John Harvard littered the perimeter of the pyre and at least one paper airplane flew over the outside barrier.
Adam Mastroianni ’14 and Timothy McGinnis ’13 were selected as recipients of the U.S. Rhodes Scholarship on Saturday. The Rhodes Scholarship awards selected students the opportunity to study at University of Oxford. The program selects 83 recipients worldwide, including 32 from the United States.
Updated 11/24, 9:07 p.m.
Despite a late start to campaigning, Zach Ogle ’15 said he will rely on his perspectives as a student in USG and in other campus groups to win the campus vote, emphasizing the importance of increased outreach to student groups.
In a break from recent trends, three of the four USG committee chair positions — Campus and Community Affairs Committee,Social Committee and Academics Committee — have contested elections. The final chair position, University Student Life Committee chair, is the sole uncontested election.
This spring break, eight Princeton students and one faculty member will travel to Urubamba, Peru to bring solar power to two communities in the area. Their trip is a pilot program of the Pace Center for Civic Engagement's formerly active International Service Trips program.
In response to student concerns regarding the burning of a human figure, fuel for Sunday’s bonfire will not include an effigy of John Harvard and likely will not include a Yale bulldog. The bonfire celebrating the University football team’s victories over both Harvard and Yale will take place Sunday evening at 7 p.m. on Cannon Green.
Out of a total of 259 students interviewed by The Daily Princetonian between Tuesday and Wednesday, 197, or 76 percent, said they plan to get a vaccine not yet licensed in the United States that will be offered by the University to combat a campus outbreak of type B meningitis.
Amid the chaos of Cane Spree this October, Colin Lualdi ’17 was trying to ask for a T-shirt. The problem was that no one at the Campus Recreation table could understand him. The staff soon realized that Lualdi was using American Sign Language to convey his request.
On May 6, Peter Carruth ’14 was admitted to the hospital for symptoms of meningococcal disease. Carruth was the third case in a meningitis outbreak that has seen seven people hospitalized with the disease since March. He was hospitalized at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro for five days before being transferred back to University Health Services at McCosh Health Center for a week and a half of treatment.
A crowd of 35 people gathered outside Frist Campus Center Monday evening to protest the deportation of German Perez, a Trenton-area construction worker and native of El Salvador charged with illegally residing in the United States.
The University will sponsor two rounds of an emergency meningitis vaccination campaign for the Princeton community pending a final go-ahead from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Class of 2015 senator Zach Ogle will be allowed to run against USG president Shawon Jackson ’15 in the upcoming presidential elections, the USG Senate decided in a vote on Sunday night.
Colleges and universities nationwide have “betrayed” victims of rape and sexual assault by failing to punish perpetrators of rape, forensic scientist David Lisak said in a lecture at the University on Friday. He advocated a greater emphasis on bystander intervention than is seen in most college sexual assault prevention programs.
Student council volunteers gathered$2,400 to support the victims of Typhoon Haiyan through the charitable organizations Oxfam International, Catholic Relief Services and Stiftung Solarenergie by selling T-shirts at the Princeton/Yale football game this weekend, according to Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Students Thomas Dunne.
University of Massachusetts professor David Lisak is a clinical psychologist who studies interpersonal violence.Prior to the first session of Lisak's three-part lecture on sexual assault at Princeton, The Daily Princetonian spoke with him on Princeton’s sexual assault statistics in relation to nationwide statistics.
The University is expected to announce Monday whether it will allow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to offer a meningitis vaccine not yet approved for use in the United States to the Princeton community.
Those questioning their sexual identity or searching for LGBT resources need not look further than their computer screens.
A single-stream recycling pilot program in 1939 and Edwards Halls was launched Monday through the collaborative efforts of Greening Princeton, a student group that promotes environmental sustainability, and University Building Services. Students in these buildings may dispose of all recyclable materials in one receptacle rather than separating them, as the current recycling system requires.
One windy winter day, two freshmen decided they were tired of dining hall food and took a train to New Brunswick in search of gourmet sandwiches. On the train back to Princeton three hours later, they recognized their common passion for food and decided to share it with the University community. A year later, a student-run online magazine known as Princeton Spoon University was born.