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The exhibition “Learning to Fight, Fighting to Learn: Education in Times of War,” now on display at the Mudd Library, gives a historical perspective on American wars’ impact on the University. The exhibition includes articles and photographs from the French and Indian War through the Vietnam War, artifacts on the Manhattan Project, as well as personal information about each Princetonian who died in World War II.
The University is preparing for Wednesday’s storm that is projected to drop five to eight inches of snow. If necessary, campus dining workers will sleep in Dillon Gymnasium over night on Wednesday.
Terrace Club shut down after a former employee made threats against the club.
Political analyst E.J. Dionne Jr. spoke about the American electorate under Trump’s presidency on Monday, discussing key points from the book he co-authored, “One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet-Deported.”
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science included four papers from the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in a collection of its most influential scientific papers of the past 40 years. The collection, entitled “40 Years of Research Milestones,” celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the DOE’s Office of Science.
University students no longer have to wait for their cookies from Milk & Cookies to be delivered. They can now get their sugar fix from the company’s store, which opened on Feb. 27. “It’s been mind-boggling. People keep coming in and buying cookies,” the owner said.
The Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs has named Miranda Bolef ’19, Ramzie Fathy ’20, Micah Herskind ’19, Benjamin Laufer ’19, and Rebekah Ninan ’19 as 2018 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.
“I want to become a human being who understands what being human is about,” explained André Aciman, a New York Times bestselling author and former University professor of French literature. Aciman conducts his classroom, his craft, and his life with this aspiration in mind. Aciman has received the high acclaim for his 2007 novel “Call Me By Your Name.”
In the wake of the fall Honor Code reform, USG members proposed a new schedule for class government elections and USG referenda. Four new members of the USG Honor Committee were also introduced.
“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.”
“[Churchill is] such a colorful character,” explained Milton in an interview with The Daily Princetonian. “He’s contradictory, and I think that fascinates people…. He’s almost like a Shakespearean character.” Milton discussed his book at a March 2 talk hosted by the Princeton Public Library.
Around noon on Friday, 23 mph winds caused a tree to fall onto Jones Hall and almost collide with a student.
Brad Smith ’81, the President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft, visited the University on Mar. 1 to speak about artificial intelligence and the role that similar companies play in steering the technology field’s ethical standards. After his lecture, the ‘Prince’ sat down with Smith to talk about the future of AI and the way his education has informed his work at Microsoft.
Maiden and Nevins recounted one of their most memorable experiences reporting in Greece. While at Moria refugee camp — where they weren’t allowed inside — the pair heard a noise that sounded like a “small explosion” near the camp entrance.
The sound turned out to be from a riot that was forming in the middle of the camp.
“Obviously, because we were journalists, we didn’t run or get into a cab,” Nevins said.
“Reducing food waste is one of the things people can rally behind. No one can advocate for food waste,” said Cecilia Shang ’18. “As students, we are the consumers, we produce the waste, and we need to be cognizant of it. These institutional efforts need to be matched with behavior change.”
“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.”
A record nine eating clubs will have female presidents in the upcoming year. Cottage Club and Cannon Dial Elm Club elected their first ever female presidents.
“Black women are extremely complex. Oftentimes we may be messy, we may be contradictory,” said Morgan Jerkins ’14. “With this book, I hope that people will read about one black woman’s reality and not think that she speaks for all black women because I am not the arbiter of truth, I cannot monopolize black womanhood, much less blackness.”
As of the time of publication, the New Jersey Senate has voted 28–9 in support of the motion, but the bill has yet to be approved by the Assembly and sent to the governor’s desk.
At a lecture on Wednesday, sociology professor Matthew Desmond spoke about eviction in the United States. He highlighted the story of Arleen Bell, who was evicted from multiple homes in Milwaukee, Wis.