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“In our world, there needs to be a real change in mindset,” explained Molly Jones, Executive Director of Sustainable Princeton, after a Sept. 11 announcement that the local organization had received a $100,000 grant to create a Climate Action Plan for the town of Princeton. “We need to consider the human impact on the environment.”
“Props can be found in the body and the language of the actors,” she continued. If you step onto a boat, this all depends on gestures and physical movements of the actors, which is unlike an American show where a real boat or horse might come onto the stage, she illustrated.
An inclusive vision for India, opening up several systems in the
country, and the creation of jobs are some ideas that are top priority
for India’s future, according to Indian politician Rahul Gandhi.Gandhi
is Vice President of the Indian National Congress party, Chairperson of
the Indian Youth Congress, and is currently serving as a Member of
Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Amethi, Uttar Pradesh.According
to Gandhi, the process of transforming India began several decades ago,
and has accelerated over the past 25 years. The Gandhi family has been
involved in Indian national politics for a similarly long tenure.
“Knowing your children are safe, loved, and well-cared for is a tremendous benefit for any parent,” she said.” Bertrand explained that UNOW focuses on play-based learning, consistency, and -- as listed in their mission statement -- “nurturing all aspects of each child’s development.”
The University has once more decided to join the battle over President Trump’s ban on entry into the United States by people from six Muslim-majority countries, after doing so earlier in the spring.The University filed an amicus curiae, or friend-of-the-court, brief yesterday along with 30 other colleges and universities.
The University has revamped a scheduling software for students developed by OIT called “Timeline,” now also accessible as a mobile application for Android and iOS devices. The application aims to facilitate the distribution of time-sensitive information to members of the University community and to consolidate campus activities, class schedules, and deadlines into one convenient place for users. Timeline was developed in response to concerns expressed by students and administrators regarding effective communication, according to the website.Linked to Blackboard, TigerHub, and the academic calendar, the app shows students academic deadlines -- even specific within certain groups like concentrations.Based on personal settings, Timeline can display WASS office hour appointments, assignment due dates from Blackboard, and upcoming lectures and sporting events.Posts may be “tagged” or “targeted.” The former indicates information such as events, deadlines, and announcements for specific individuals or groups in the campus community.
The renowned designer and artist Maya Lin has been commissioned to create an installation on the grounds adjacent to the new Lewis Center for the Arts.
The University announced extended hours to campus buildings on Sept. 12. The new policy, which has been implemented since the first day of classes, Sept.13, allows students, faculty and staff members to enter academic buildings from 7 a.m.
Contrary Capital, a university-focused venture capital fund founded by entrepreneur Eric Tarczynski, launched Monday at noon.
Taking advantage of the warm weather and the first weekend of the school year, University students crowded Prospect Avenue for fall 2017 Lawnparties. “It was the best showing and largest crowd I’ve seen at the main act,” USG Social Committee member Tom Hoopes ’20 said.
A rare albino groundhog has been spotted on Poe Field near the softball diamond. The animal was sighted eating grass on the field before running beneath a shed. Whether or not the albino groundhog seen on campus can predict the weather is yet to be seen.
Around 200 family members, friends, and colleagues of Xiyue Wang GS gathered in a candlelit vigil last night in his honor. Wang is a Ph.D. student in the history department and a naturalized U.S. citizen who has been imprisoned in Iran for the last 13 months. His appeal of his conviction and sentence was denied last month.
The Twitter account of Senator Ted Cruz ’92 liked a porn video on Tuesday morning. On Monday, Cruz clarified that a member of his staff accidentally liked the post from @SexuallPosts.
Bill Bradley ’65 is a former University basketball star, Olympic gold medalist, Rhodes Scholar, U.S. Senator for New Jersey, and Democratic presidential candidate. The ‘Prince’ sat down to interview Bradley while he was on campus for an event to celebrate a donation of Bradley's own documents to the University.
For the seventh consecutive year, the University was named the best national university among 311 schools by U.S.
Los Angeles-based R&B singer/songwriter Tinashe will headline fall 2017 Lawnparties. The biannual day of musical performances, also referred to as LWNPRTYS MMXVII, will take place on Sunday, Sept. 17.
Over 170 University affiliates so far have signed an open letter in support of students enrolled in or eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation.
University President Christopher Eisgruber ‘83 sent a letter to congressional leaders yesterday urging them to place the highest priority on legislation that would provide both immediate and long-term protection for young people who have been enrolled in or are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
On August 11, the University’s Office of Religious Life co-sponsored a rally at the Carl A. Fields Center in support of Planned Parenthood, drawing criticism from some members of the University community.The rally was organized by Run 4 All Women New Jersey one day before six local women ran 44 miles from the Princeton Women’s Center to Philadelphia’s City Hall “to raise visibility and funds for Planned Parenthood of NJ — and to advance the social dialogue about equitable health care, women’s rights, and empowered wellness more broadly!”Both events were advertised by ORL in a Facebook post, which also gave instructions on how to donate to Planned Parenthood on CrowdRise. As of this article’s publication, Run 4 All Women New Jersey has raised $6,592 to support the non-profit organization which provides reproductive health care and abortion services.According to Rev.
In a letter to the White House on Aug. 30, University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 implored President Donald Trump to continue the current form of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, also calling upon the President to shield DACA from any future court challenges.Eisgruber’s letter comes on the heels of the Sept. 5 deadline that ten state attorney generals have given Trump to either dissolve the program or have it challenged in court, a CNN Politics report explains.