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Two air pellet guns — one of which was loaded —, a wooden replica sword and a bow and arrows were found in the dormitory of a University student in Little Hallon Sundayevening.The incident was documented as a weapon law violation, according to the Department of Public Safety daily crime log.On Sundayevening, the DPS received a report from a concerned student indicating that she thought another student might have weapons on campus,according to Assistant Vice President for Communications Daniel Day.The undergraduate made the report after seeing a Facebook photo of another student, capturing the student in question standing in his dorm, holding what appeared to be his senior thesis and various weapons, Day explained.The student in the photo lives in Little Hall, according to Day.
The United States Consul General in Shanghai Hanscom Smith GS'89 recently married his partner Lu Yingzong, also known as Eric Lu, in San Francisco recently while on vacation.
A growing pile of more than a dozen seemingly abandoned bikes can be found near the Shea Rowing Center, home of the University’s crew teams.Some of the bikes in the pile appear fully functional and crew team members walk by them everyday.
The University’s Department of Public Safety sent a Campus Safety email alert to University affiliates on Tuesday afternoon about two incidents of individuals peering into residential windows on campus.
According to the email, both incidents were recorded by a University student, one on April 2 and another on April 24.
The firstincident was reported to DPS by a female student.
Seven University faculty, alumni, and affiliates have filed amicus briefs in support of the plaintiffs in United States v.
Michael Oppenheimer, professor in the Department of Geosciences and the Wilson School, filed an amicus curiae brief on early April in defense of the Clean Power Plan, to be ruled on this June.
The Office of Sustainability, aided by multiple undergraduate and graduate students, will launch the 2016 Farmer’s Market on April 13 with new sustainability guidelines.According to Lisa Nicolaison, program coordinator at the Office of Sustainability, the market will run from 11 a.m.
Since the Pride Week at the University expanded to Pride Month last year, the number of activities offered and number of participants during the month has grown.
This year, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Center and the Pride Alliance are organizing 16 events in April, according to Jean Bellamy '19 and Nicolas Freeman '18, co-presidents of the Pride Alliance board.
Pride Alliance is a group that representsthe interests of the LGBT and questioning members of the University community.Andy Cofino, the Center's program coordinator, explainedthe LGBT Center advises, supports and checks in with the program every week, though the group is very student-run.
This year’s Pride Month has many more events, as well as considerably larger expenditures and bigger ticket items, according to Freeman.
“We want to reach out more to the Princeton campus,” they said.
The events include workshops from writer Sinclair Sexsmith on gender, sexuality and trigger warnings, speed-friending and karaoke, film screenings, art exhibits, lectures and cupcake decorating with the Princeton Aces, a group for asexual and questioning students, according to Freeman.
For most events, attendance typically ranges from 40 to 70 people, with heavier attendance for the ticketed events like karaoke, Bellamy said.
Pride Month events kicked off with the “We Are Here” Queer monologues in Wilson College Blackbox Theater April 1 and 2.
“I always think the Queer monologues are very impactful and are able to bring the community together,” Cofino said.
University President Christopher Eisgruber '83 released a letter in response to an inquiryfrom several members of the U.S.
The Princeton Sustainable Investment Initiative released apetitionto the University on Sunday proposing that the University divest from coal and, eventually, all fossil fuels.
The group'sproposalfrom last year was rejected by University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, the University Resources Committee and Princeton University Investment Company, which manages the University’s endowment.
According to University Media Relations Specialist Min Pullan, the University handles petitions on divestment through the Council of Princeton University Community Resources Committee.
Pullan declined to further comment on the petition, noting that it would be inappropriate to provide comments in advance of that process.
Last year's petition received roughly 1,700 signatures from members of the campus community, according to PSII leader Leigh Anne Schriever ’16.
U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Assistant U.S. Attorney Rebecca Ross Haywood ’90 for a vacancy on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Saturday.
The White House Press Office deferred comment to a statement.
According to the statement, Haywood is currently serving as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of Pennsylvania, where she has served as Chief of the Appellate Division since 2010.
“[Haywood] has shown unwavering integrity and an outstanding commitment to public service,” said Obama in the statement.
Haywood graduated cum laude from the University with a degree in economics in 1990 and magna cum laude fromthe University of Michigan Law School in 1994, according to Pittsburgh's Action News.
According to U.S.
Dickinson College Professor of philosophy Cripsin Sartwell recently accused University professor Alexander Nehamas GS ’71 of plagiarism and libel.
DickinsonCollege has placed Sartwell on temporary leave shortly after the allegation.
Sartwell did not respond to requests for comment.
Nehamas deferred comment to a statement.
In a statement sent to the 'Prince', Nehamas denied Sartwell’s allegations of intellectual dishonesty.
“True, Sartwell’s ‘Six Names of Beauty’ came out in 2004 but most of the material in my book had already been published by then,” Nehamas wrote.
University faculty and alumni have written amicus curiae briefs for both sides of Whole Woman’s Health v.
Three University researchers have recently been recruited by the Tor Project, a nonprofit organization that enables anonymous communication over the internet.
Tor, by rerouting messages and data through multiple layers, allows users to access the internet without revealing their identity or location, according to its website.
According to an article by The Register, Tor had contracted Roya Ensafi and Philipp Winter, postdoctoral research associates in computer science, and Nick Feamster, a professor of computer science.
Feamster and Ensafi did not respond to requests for comment.
After the Paris terrorist attacks last year, the French government proposed to increase its security measures by banning the use of Tor, according to an article in Le Monde.
University history professor Jan Tomasz Gross may lose his Order of Merit medal awarded by the Republic of Poland for claiming Polish complicity in Nazi war crimes, according to Ma?gorzata Sadurska, a member of the Polish presidential staff.
The Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, created in 1974, is a Polish honor awarded to those who have rendered great service to the Polish nation.
Gross received the award in 1996 for his books on Poland under the German and Soviet occupations and his contribution to the struggle for democracy in Poland, according to historian Dariusz Stola, director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.
Gross’ Order of Merit was brought into question after he wrote an op-ed piece for the German newspaper Die Welt in September 2015 claiming that Poles killed more Jews than the Poles killed Germans during World War II.
Several members of Congress recently sent a letter to 56 private colleges and universities with endowments over $1 billion including the University and the Princeton Theological Seminary to solicit information regarding how the institutions spend their endowments.
The letter requests information regarding categories of assets in the endowment, investments outside the endowment, spending to manage the endowment and the institution’s Form 990, a tax document.
The Office of Sustainability chose three interns for the spring semester to design and implement projects to make Reunions more sustainable, according to Director of the Office of Sustainability Shana Weber.
Internship applications were solicited through an email circulated mostly within sustainability groups at the University.Weber said that members of the Office met with all students who expressed interest and then asked the students to return with proposals for ideas brought up in the meeting.
According to Weber, the Office looked for candidates who demonstrated problem-solving abilities, well-organized thinking, clarity around purpose as well as initiative and teamwork.
New Jersey State Tax Court Judge Vito Bianco ruled against the University’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges its tax-exemptions on 19 buildings, including Frist Campus Center and McCarter Theatre, due to procedural issues this past Friday.
The ruling comes with a series of past rulings that are part of the legal battles over the tax-exempt status of certain University properties and the University’s own tax-exempt status as an educational nonprofit.rkee
University General Counsel Ramona Romero deferred comment to University Media Relations Specialist Min Pullan.
Pullan deferred comment to a statement, which noted that the judge ordered the plaintiffs to file a list of the specific properties their lawsuit concerns within the next 30 days.
“As with any complicated lawsuit, it’s not uncommon for there to be various motions along the way that attempt to clarify which issues are on the table,” Vice President and Secretary Robert Durkee ’69 said.
Bruce Afran, legal counsel for the four plaintiffs who are town residents, described the motion as the University's 'last ditch' effort to obtain dismissal of the cases after seven unsuccessful rulings in court.
“The University is now zero and seven.
The University Board of Trustees’ Woodrow Wilson Legacy Committee solicited papers from nine scholars who are experts on the history of Woodrow Wilson, class of 1879, about his contributions and legacy in education and public service.
The nine scholars are historians James Axtell, Kendrick Clements, Nathan Connolly, John Milton Cooper Jr.
While the recently passedincreases to the federal budget for Pell Grant will not significantly affect current University aid programs, theywould allow forgreater academic spending nationwide, according to Director of Governmental Affairs Joyce Rechtschaffen '75.
Rechtschaffen is a former managing editor of the 'Daily Princetonian.'