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Coming into this weekend, the Tigers knew that they would be invited to the inaugural Ivy League tournament. What they didn’t know, however, was if they would be there defending a regular season title or just looking to turn a second or third place finish into a spot in the Big Dance this March.
In its weekly meeting on Mar. 5, the Undergraduate Student Government confirmed new committee members, recapped a meeting on student health care and Mental Health Week, and deliberated future steps for the student room guide.
The Class of 2012 decided to change their costume choice for their Star Wars-theme at Reunions in response to one classmate’s concerns about the term “storm trooper,” which has connections to Nazi Germany.
“We heard banging on the window, and went to go look to see what happening, and then as we turned the corner in the annex, we saw the deer inside the building, and we saw all the broken glass, and we starting running the opposite way because we were obviously scared of the deer,” Shaw said.
In the most important game of the season, the Princeton Tigers showed last night why they are the best team in the Ivy League.
The degree of polarization – especially among media outlets – is at a zenith, Tom Weber ’89 asserted at the Princeton Social Media Day.
“We take energy for granted,” Richard said, recalling the devastating Hurricane Sandy, which left thousands of individuals across the East Coast without electricity for days in October 2012. Richard said that he believes a realignment of energy sourcing can be the answer to problems such as those that arise after natural disasters when only traditional energy sources are available.
Crenshaw argued that we must acknowledge painful truths in order to achieve equality. She said we must acknowledge that constitutional language centered around the idea of the individual prevents the administration of justice to people who have been systemically discriminated against because of their membership to a particular group.
In a public lecture on March 2, Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, assistant professor of political science at the University of Missouri and First Lady of Missouri, spoke about increases in security spending in the People’s Republic of China from the late 20th century to present. Greitens is a leading scholar in comparative politics and international relations in East Asia.In a small, densely packed room of professors, graduate students, and undergraduate students, Greitens challenged listeners to look beyond Western media projections of Chinese security spending and truly analyze released statistics.She emphasized the need to depart from media preconceptions about Chinese security spending, as well as the need to carefully analyze what few numerical sources the Chinese government releases to the international community.“The lecture that I am presenting today is focused on China,” Greitens explained, “but is also focused on trying to put some numbers that we often hear from China that we often hear in the media and the press and in the policy world in the cross national perspective and see what this means for China.”Greitens began by rebutting the media-created gloom that appears to surround the rise of China’s security spending.
Bradley Snider ’17, who served as the president of the Princeton Poker Club, received $246,000 in prize money for winning the Freeze-Out event at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in August of 2016. He plans to attend the World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada this summer.Snider defeated 529 other players at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to win the Freeze-Out event, where he had to initially place a bet of $2,650 in order to participate.
Recent developments in Washington, D.C., have prompted considerable reaction on the University’s campus over the past three months, from faculty panels to an Immigration Day of Action.
“Here I am, 70 years later… all because the phoenix that rose from the ashes of Auschwitz was justice.”
Monique Claiborne ’17 was awarded a Luce Scholarship, which allows her to spend a year in Asia, where she will work as an intern in arts and entertainment in Seoul, South Korea.Claiborne, a philosophy major from Opelousas, Louisiana, said she will pursue work at a record label, film production studio, or arts magazine.
President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband travels all over the world to support refugees. Yet he started his lecture, “The Global Refugee Crisis and What To Do About It,” by pointing out his connection to the University.
For two days in Frist Campus Center, students ran a bone marrow match swabbing drive at a central table.
For four years, women's basketball seniors Taylor Brown, Vanessa Smith, and Jackie Reyneke have made Jadwin Gymnasium their home. On Saturday, they walked off the court for their final time at Jadwin, capping a wild and record-setting four years for the Class of 2017.
From interpretive dances to think pieces to social experiments, the annual on-campus performances of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues has always generated plentiful feedback from University students.
In a critique of The New York Times' new motto “The truth is more important now than ever,” Tim Carney contends that the truth matters now more than it did from January 2009 to January 2017. “In other words, the truth matters less before Donald Trump was president,” Carney said, noting that he was being “very semantic.”In an event co-sponsored by the Princeton Progressive, Princeton Tory, and the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, Carney, an editor at the Washington Examiner, delivered a lecture and answered questions for around 25 students in Whig Hall. While nearly every seat was filled, only two women were in attendance. Carney is a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and the author of "The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money" as well as "Obamanomics."
Six University professors have been named Sloan Research Fellows for 2017.
The University program in Law And Public Affairs has chosen five undergraduate students, Kabbas Azhar ’18, Joy Dartey ’18, Steven Gomez ’19, Alice Mar-Abe ’18, and Jessica Quinter ’18 as the 2017 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.