Allie Spensley


ams8@princeton.edu

Articles

Eisgruber signs letter to Congress criticizing endowment tax

President Eisgruber and 48 other university and college presidents sent a letter to members of Congress expressing concerns over the effect that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have on endowment earnings. The letter called the tax “unprecedented and damaging” and explained why it would prevent institutions of higher learning from supporting students and advancing research.


Five U. undergraduates named Liman Fellows

The Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs has named Miranda Bolef ’19, Ramzie Fathy ’20, Micah Herskind ’19, Benjamin Laufer ’19, and Rebekah Ninan ’19 as 2018 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.


‘Writer to be reckoned with’ Jerkins ’14 talks identity, writing

“Black women are extremely complex. Oftentimes we may be messy, we may be contradictory,”  said Morgan Jerkins ’14. “With this book, I hope that people will read about one black woman’s reality and not think that she speaks for all black women because I am not the arbiter of truth, I cannot monopolize black womanhood, much less blackness.”


NJ schools face safety threats after Parkland shooting

The Princeton Public School district will be making several changes to their safety practices and protocols in response to an incident in which a former student entered Princeton High School and walked around the building. The incident occurred on Feb. 15, one day after the shooting by a former student at a high school in Parkland, Fla., that resulted in the death of 17 people.


Mueller ’66 indicts 13 Russians for interference in US election

Robert Mueller ’66, special counsel overseeing the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, announced on Friday that 13 Russian individuals and three Russian entities have been criminally charged for illegally assisting President Trump in the election.