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The first Yardparties took place two years ago. However, according to Gottlieb, independents and co-op members were unable to get funding for Yardparties last year. This year, with the help of funding from USG, they were able to hold the event for a second time.
In the spring of 1967, University President Robert Goheen ’40 thought he was off-the-record in an interview with Bob Durkee ’69 for The Daily Princetonian. He was wrong.
Robert K. Durkee ’69 is the Vice President and Secretary of the University, but in May of 1967, he was the news writer for The Daily Princetonian who broke the story that President Robert Goheen thought “coeducation was inevitable” at the all-male University. Durkee said that while student opinion steadily shifted in favor of coeducation, President Goheen’s claim about the inevitability of coeducation was a “bombshell.”
USG president Rachel Yee ’19 and former president Myesha Jemison ’18 sat down with the ‘Prince’ to talk about women’s leadership at the University and their roles as female presidents of color.
Some of the first female eating club presidents were elected in 2000, and this year, nine of the 11 presidents are female. Students on campus are taking note and are thrilled to see strong leaders working hard to promote the eating clubs at the University. Former and current club presidents feel that female leadership is a self-reinforcing cycle and will strengthen opportunities for women across all of campus.
When Sally Frank ’80 filed a lawsuit in 1979 against Ivy Club, Tiger Inn, and Cottage Club because they did not accept women, her goal was clear: Get women past the threshold of men-only clubs. Now, in 2018, nine of the 11 eating club presidents are female, which means Prospect Avenue is a much different street than when Frank studied at the University.
“My favorite thing is the act of translating jargon into everyday prose. I find it very, very satisfying. It’s like working on a puzzle. Which words do you use to transmit the information in a way that is accurate but is readable?” said Rosen.
Students for Prison Education and Reform and Princeton Private Prison Divest have repeatedly called for the University to divest from private prisons, submitting a petition to the University Board of Trustees in June 2017 with over 3,000 signatures. Earlier last year, PPPD held a walkout and rally during a Council of the Princeton University Community meeting.
The Princeton Baby Lab, a research group at the University, aims to understand how young children learn and how their learning supports their development. “We have studies ranging from babies in the first couple days of their life to 8 years of age,” said Lauren Emberson, a co-director of the lab.
The two firms selected are Skidmore, Owings and Merrill; and James Corner Field Operations. The master plan for the Lake Campus will not be the first time the two firms have worked together.
On Monday, April 30, Mike Menzel, the Mission Systems Engineer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, talked about his work on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).
“Racism plays a crucial role. The prison is racist,” explained philosopher Tommie Shelby. “It perpetuates racism and creates new modes of racism.”
On April 29, the CBS series 60 Minutes released a segment called “Why Bill and Melinda Gates put 20,000 Students Through College,” which featured the University’s making significant efforts to recruit students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
On May 1, University of Illinois history professor Mark D. Steinberg stressed in a lecture that although revolutions are never perfect, the effort behind them is what matters. Through historical documents, artwork, and inspiration from philosopher Walter Benjamin, Steinberg gave the audience a unique view of the proletariat imagination behind the 1917 revolution.
“We know that we are losing social capital, but don't know how to replenish it,” said Yuval Levin, Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and editor of National Affairs. “Institutions are part of an answer to that question, but the crisis that we face is that we have been loosing the knack for treating our institutions as formative. In this way, we’ve come instead to treat them as performative, as platforms, stages for us to perform on.”
At 12:41 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, a fraud occurred on campus in front of Nassau Hall. The incident was reported to the Department of Public Safety at approximately 1:45 p.m. the same day.
Current plans involve installing 990 package lockers, in extra-small, small, and medium sizes, over the summer, according to Gorfine.
“People are engaging in a community around grief and death,” said Sudduth. “Grief seems like it has to be negative, but it doesn’t have to be.”
Mattingly entered the scholarly debate at an angle. To him, kinship networks in China do not lead to accountable institutions. Instead, kinship networks often serve as informal institutions of repression.