“There is no other more central or urgent topic in our history than slavery,” University history professor Sean Wilentz stated at a Sept. 28 panel discussion on his most recent book, “No Property in Man: Slavery and Anti-Slavery at the Nation’s Founding.”
Nine seniors were selected as winners of the Spirit of Princeton award: Allison Berger ’18, Christina Onianwa ’18, Diego Negrón-Reichard ’18, Gaby Joseph ’18, Jordan Thomas ’18, Katie Tyler ’18, Maia Craver ’18, Soraya Morales Nuñez ’18, and Zoë Anne Toledo ’18.
The University Office of Communications announced in a statement on Tuesday that two prominent spaces on campus will be named after slaves who lived or worked at the University. A new public garden located between Firestone Library and Nassau Street will be named after Betsey Stockton, and the easternmost arch of East Pyne Hall will be named after James Collins “Jimmy” Johnson.
A poster referring to “The White Race” as “Earth’s Most Endangered Species,” followed by contact information for a white supremacist organization called the New Jersey European Heritage Association, was found on a lamppost outside FitzRandolph Gate on Monday, April 9.
Students have witnessed branches and even trees toppled onto the accumulating snow. According to Marina Latif ’19, multiple cars on Washington Street were backlogged in snow at about 4:30 p.m.
At a lecture on Wednesday, sociology professor Matthew Desmond spoke about eviction in the United States. He highlighted the story of Arleen Bell, who was evicted from multiple homes in Milwaukee, Wis.
In the lecture, “The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics: How Abortion Transformed the Culture Wars,” Lewis presented findings from his research on the “refashioning,” or shift, in defining the evangelical right in American politics.
Twenty-one members of the Class of 2018 are vying to serve as the 2018 Young Alumni Trustee on the University’s Board of Trustees. Elected during their respective senior years, each Young Alumni Trustee serves a four year term.
Established in 1959, the Churchill Scholarship Program offers American students of “exceptional ability and outstanding achievement” the opportunity to pursue one year of graduate study in engineering, mathematics, or the sciences at the University of Cambridge.
Now a student at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, Ponder weighed in on anthropology professor Lawrence Rosen’s use of the N-word in the now-cancelled course ANT 212: Cultural Freedoms — Hate Speech, Blasphemy, and Pornography. “He decided that despite not being an African-American, his lecture was important enough to justify his use of the word, and he had the audacity to argue with students who tried to correct him,” Ponder said.