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The Undergraduate Student Government launched a free menstrual product pilot program on Dec. 4 in Frist Campus Center. The program will run until Dec. 16 and aims to address issues of accessibility and financial hardships associated with menstrual products. The program has involved placing one basket of courtesy tampons and pads in each of the nine bathrooms in Frist: four women’s, four men’s, and one gender-neutral.
Two on-campus robberies were reported this past week, according to the Department of Public Safety.
The University will partner with 30 other colleges and universities in the American Talent Initiative, which aims to expand collegiate access to talented low-income students, according to a University press release.
Members of Princeton Private Prison Divest are asking University faculty members to sign a petition in support of divesting from private prisons, as well as from detention corporations.
“Since the clubs are private, USG carries no authority over ICC. Information would only be released on a voluntary basis that would require the consent of each individual clubs' membership, officers, management, and graduate board,” Christopher Yu '17 wrote an email. Yu is Colonial Club and Interclub Council (ICC) President.
Joani Etskovitz '17 was awarded a 2017 Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the United Kingdom.
Established airlines will be increasingly jeopardized by newer, low-cost carriers in 2017 and as time goes on, according to Air France Joint Venture Performance Director Omar Jeroudi in a lecture on Tuesday afternoon.Jeroudi emphasized the challenges that legacy carriers such as Delta, Air France, and United Airlines will and are currently facing from low-cost airlines such as Ryanair and easyJet in terms of profitability and sustainability.
Becca Keener, Shannon Osaka, and Holly Muir are named the recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1990 Graduating Scholarship. Keener and Osaka, current University seniors, will be using their scholarship to further their education abroad, while Muir, a recent Oxford graduate, will be spending a year as a grad student at the University.
Human trafficking is a widespread issue that requires people to fight from where they are with what they have, Mandy Bristol-Leverett said in a lecture entitled Abolishing Modern-Day Slavery. Bristol-Leverett is the Executive Director of the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking (NJCAHT).
President Christopher Eisgruber '83 began Monday’s Council of the Princeton University Community meeting with a question-and-answer session. The meeting discussed faculty recruitment in American Studies, the University's operating budget, general education designations and financial aid.
Last Friday, Dec. 9, Myesha Jemison ’18 secured the majority of votes to become the Undergraduate Student Government president-elect. When she begins her term in February, Jemison will be the University’s first black female USG president.
As part of the Woodrow Wilson School's Friday, Dec. 9 event “From Ferguson to Dallas to Charlotte: Racial Justice and Policing in America,” a panel, moderated by Ben Jealous, discussed the role of activism in effecting change.
Juan Carlos Pinzón is the Ambassador of Colombia to the United States. On Monday, he sat down with The Daily Princetonian to discuss U.S.-Colombia relations, the role of democracy, and peace in Colombia.
The Institute for Advanced Study and the Civil War Trust have reached an agreement to expand the Princeton Battlefield State Park, according to a press release jointly issued by the Institute and the Trust at 3 p.m.
Student leaders discussed the recognition of new, incoming student groups, updates on the student election, as well as the selection of the new members of the Women’s Leadership Task Force.
The 2017 yearbook will reflect new and upgraded improvements in an attempt to better encapsulate the University experience for all members of the undergraduate class, according to Vojislav Mitrovic ’18, executive director of Princeton Yearbook Agency.Some of the changes include student portraits for every class and a 3D animation effect that allows viewers with smartphones and tablets to access unique videos linked to particular photos in the yearbook, according to Mitrovic.“The 2017 yearbook will be the first yearbook in the last 153 years to have portraits of every class. We want this yearbook to be a yearbook of all undergraduate students,” Mitrovic said. “We want to encompass the experiences of all four class years.”
USG has widely solicited student feedback as they prepare to institute the program, disseminating a survey and hosting two forums for students to ask questions. While Johnson says he believes that “most students. . .will recognize the positives” of the program, Czulak recognizes that the survey results have not been unanimously in favor of the policy, and hopes that the University will be able to follow the consensus of many diverse viewpoints.
People in relationships form the heart of social movements, Hali Lee '89 said at a Saturday panel in the first Asian in America conference hosted by the University.Lee founded and directs the Asian Women Giving Circle, the first and largest giving circle in the United States led by Asian-American women.
Class of 2018 Undergraduate Student Government Senator Myesha Jemison '18 won the 2016 USG presidential election, securing 51.6 percent of 2,410 votes, according to USG Chief Elections Manager Sung Won Chang '18.
Just before Charles Murray’s 4:30 p.m. lecture class was scheduled to begin, over 75 students and other University affiliates quickly filed in to the lecture hall. With every seat filled, the protestors silently gathered in the back, packing the room.