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Robert Kopp is not one to shy away from the problem of sea level rise. On the contrary, Kopp acknowledges that rising sea levels form a major problem for this generation to address. “We’re living in a time of extraordinary environmental change,” Kopp said in a lecture at the University on Monday.
The HSRC recommended against the adoption of two referenda that would reduce the standard penalty for Honor Code violations and allow a professor’s testimony to be grounds for dismissing a case against a student, respectively. Revised language was recommended on the third referendum, on standards for evidence.
The Honor System Review Committee recommended against the first and third Honor Code referenda, which would decrease the standard penalty for a violation of the Honor Code and give professors total jurisdiction over whether or not an infraction occurred, respectively. President Eisgruber defended the process, distinguishing between referenda that have to do with procedures and with principles.
ROTC cadets wake up before sunrise three days a week for physical training, meeting at Jadwin Gymnasium to begin their two-mile ruck walks. People involved in the program reflected on their definitions of service. “When we call it service sometimes, it puts us on a pedestal that maybe it doesn’t necessarily deserve,” Lieutenant Colonel Kevin McKiernan said.
Trenton artist Will Kasso and members of the University community created a 40-foot mural on canvas which will be installed later this spring on the lower level of the Butler dorm complex near Studio 34. The mural attempts to express the University’s multifaceted history.
A news release from the University Office of Communications on Sept. 1, 1977, provided further details about the experimentation, including that “CIA funds totaling $4,075 were paid in 1953 and 1958 for research by two individuals who were then affiliated with the University.” The release also refutes any claims that the “University as an institution was involved in this research.”
On Saturday morning, a deer broke through a window in Wu Hall. Animal control was called to facilitate its exit from Wu.
Firefighters responded to a fire in Frick Chemistry Laboratory which was reported by Michael Nechayev GS at 1:30 a.m. Friday morning.
A gunman inside the Panera Bread on Nassau Street is dead after close to five hours of negotiations with law enforcement officials.
Stephen Hawking, a theoretical physicist who received an honorary doctorate degree from the University in 1982, died on the morning of March 13 at the age of 76. Hawking is famed for his scientific achievements in studying the properties of black holes, as a beloved figure in pop culture, and for his book A Brief History of Time.
Almost 80 years old, the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad is an integral part of the town and community it serves, responding to thousands of calls every year. PFARS is an independent, non-profit emergency medical services organization that is heavily reliant on volunteers in the local area, many of whom are students at the University.
On March 14, Darnell Pygum, the former Terrace Club employee who recently made threats against the club manager, was placed under arrest by the Princeton Police Department, according to a statement from the PPD.
On Wednesday at noon, several hundred students, professors, and Princeton residents gathered outside Frist Campus Center to call for increased gun control in the wake of the Valentine’s Day high school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Fla. Hosted by Princeton Advocates for Justice, the rally was named “We Call BS.”
In response to the recent protest undertaken by members of the Open Air Outreach and the subsequent counter-protest on the part of students, Kevin McElwee ’18 has established the PUFightsHate fundraiser through Venmo.
A change to the schedule of the FreeB bus, a free shuttle bus that is open to the Princeton community, has drawn fierce opposition from some town residents.
Taking a step back from perfection-obsessed ballerinas, unorthodox allegories about nature, and brutal boxing sequences, filmmaker, writer, and director Darren Aronofsky is pivoting his focus to the mystery of Earth in his new ten-episode series “One Strange Rock”. University students and community members were given a private screening of the series’ first episode, followed by a talkback with Aronofsky on Tuesday night in Richardson Auditorium.
A small group of Christian protesters amassed outside of the Wilson School across Washington Road Tuesday afternoon.
The protest consisted of a few men holding signs that read “Jesus or Hellfire,” “Gamers are Murderers,” “Feminists are Whores,” and “Women Belong in the Kitchen.” The men voiced their ideas at various passersby, declaring that they were “failing at life” and “being a disappointment to God.”
After a major snow storm struck on Wednesday, March 7, the University provided overnight housing accommodations for several dining staff members in both on- and off-campus locations.
Princeton now has two Hoagie Havens — two doors down from each other.
At the original Hoagie Haven on 242 Nassau St., customers can walk in and order sandwiches. The second location, 244 Nassau St., is designated for customers picking up phone orders. This location also has tables where customers can sit and eat, no matter which storefront provided their food.
“I believe that everybody could take advantage of going to a therapist, I think everybody could take advantage of going to a nutritionist, and I think everyone has, to some extent, an unhealthy relationship with food,” Feig said. “I think that the more we talk about that, the more we realize that, the more we provide support for each other, and provide spaces that are safe to express those anxieties.”