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Yasmin Ahmed Abdillahi ’20, known for her compassion for others and for her strong Muslim faith, died last Friday after being struck by a train in Euless, Texas. She was 20 years old. According to friends and family she had been playing with cousins and accidentally encountered the moving train. Her funeral took place on Sunday, June 10, in Dallas. Her death is still under investigation, and as of Friday, June 15, the Fort Worth Police Department was unable to provide additional information to The Daily Princetonian.
On Monday, molecular biology professor Dr. Adel Mahmoud died of a brain hemorrhage in New York. He was 76 years old.
According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the incident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. Her death is still under investigation by authorities in Fort Worth.
The 2016 election continues to loom large on the psyche of Princeton Republicans. To many on both sides of the political spectrum, Donald Trump represented a subversion of political norms and accepted political behavior. To Dudley Sipprelle, Trump’s campaign posed a serious threat to the “traditional” Republican party. It was only after the Republican primary that Sipprelle was forced to come around on Trump and support his party’s nominee.
“Lack of integrity has real, live consequences,” Eduardo Bhatia ’86 said. “In such an environment, we need to wake up and confront a culture of lies. There is no time to waste. The voices of reason, honor, integrity, and honesty need to be heard.”
Politics Robert P. George, who serves as the director of the James Madison Program, and students shed light on their experiences with political conservatism and the quality of political discourse on campus.
The University has made big steps throughout the 2017–18 year to pursue its 10-year campus development plan, including starting major additions like residential colleges and a new “Lake Campus” south of Lake Carnegie.
Significant administrative changes such as certificate opportunities, calendar reform, and student advocacy on issues such as honor code reform will leave a lasting legacy for future students.
“Walk into every room, go to every place, and embrace the world with your spirit and your truth,” said Senator Cory Booker said. “If you do that, if you live that way, if you strut like you are powerful then I promise you that generations yet unborn will know of your light and your love.”
As the University’s endowment rises with each academic year, town inhabitants continue to raise long-existing concerns that the University should be contributing more to the town financially.
Opening the doors of Nassau Hall reveals an austere, dimly-lit chamber encased in white marble — the Memorial Atrium. Inscribed on the walls are the names of men who have died fighting in U.S. wars since the University was founded in 1746. Those who died in the Vietnam War are the most recent names to be added.
A Latin inscription hangs over the columns: Memoria Aeterna Retinent Alma Mater Filios Pro Patria Animas Ponentes. Translated, it says, “In eternal memory our Alma Mater holds her sons who laid down their lives for their country.”
Military servicemembers are literally incorporated into the architecture and memory of this University.
But are they here in 2018?
Higher education is entering a new time, explained President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 in an interview with The Daily Princetonian. This new era requires him to be more vocal than has been common for university presidents in the past.
University alumni shared their experiences as members of eating clubs with The Daily Princetonian, reflecting on food, friends, and farce. Teri Noel Towe ’70, who bickered into Colonial Club, shared a story he kept quiet for 20 years: He and a friend pulled a prank on Ivy Club.
After Gaza’s bloodiest day since 2014, Princeton community members organized a “mourners’ march,” in which people took turns reading aloud the 62 names of those killed on May 14.
On Sunday, May 20, a student studying in Lewis Library thought she overheard someone mention getting a shotgun and called the Department of Public Safety, which alerted the Princeton Police Department. Officers came to the library and evacuated the building, according to Daniel Day, the University assistant vice president for communications.
On May 15, as reading period came to a close, the eating clubs of Prospect Avenue opened their doors to students looking to celebrate the completion of their written work — under one condition. Party-goers were asked to read a “consent pledge” before entering each club.
As students frantically complete Dean’s Date assignments and prepare for final exams, one break they can look forward to is the customary Undergraduate Student Government celebrations, held immediately after the Dean’s Date deadline. According to USG treasurer Alison Shim ’19, the budget for this spring’s celebrations is $7,000, significantly less than the $43,275 used in fall.
Although unwilling to discuss specific investigative techniques, Sutter said that the Princeton Police Department is talking to people and questioning people in the area. Sutter said the Police Department is open to receiving any information members of the public may have.
On Wednesday, May 9, the McCarter Theatre Center announced that it received a $30,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to support the McCarter LAB, a year-round creative incubator that supports artists through commissions, workshops, retreats, and more.
Last Wednesday the University announced that it admitted 13 transfer students for fall 2018 entry, and has reinstated the transfer admissions program that was phased out during the 1990s. Now, transfer students will be admitted on a regular basis.