USG affirms language of P/D/F and exam paper referendums, discusses past changes to the Honor System
Olivia Ott ’20, Academic Chair, and Ben Press ’20, U-Council Chair, discussed recent key changes to the Honor System in the past two years, including updates to the Honor Committee’s website, and additions of a dean on call and professional investigators to Honor Committee proceedings.
Three days a week, Cadet Gabriel Peña ’23 wakes up at 5:30 a.m. and makes the mile trip to Jadwin Gymnasium for physical training (PT). By 8:00, he’s in the dining hall for breakfast and then on his way to a 9:00 a.m. class. Peña’s schedule is roughly similar to that of the 47 other cadets in Princeton’s Army ROTC.
The Pulitzer Prize Board has selected two University alumni as members.
One of the committee’s co-chairs, Associate Dean for Student Life of the Graduate School Lisa Schryer, said the committee’s “goal is to prepare an initial report by the end of the [calendar] year.”
Alexander Road will be closed from November 6 until around April 2020 to widen the bridge in order to better accommodate traffic patterns.
Fatinah Albeez ’23, Melissa Chun ’23, Jafar Howe ’23, Taryn Sebba ’23, and Sophie Singletary ’23 (listed in alphabetical order) will represent the Class of 2023 on the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Class Council. The results of the class-wide election, held last week, were sent in an email on Friday, Oct. 18.
Rubin pointed to the impeachment proceedings, “vigorous” press coverage, and active courts for evidence of the system’s success.
Guest speaker and political scientist Norman Finkelstein GS ’87 addressed Jacob Katz ’23, a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), saying he should “feel shame” for his role as a “concentration camp guard,” in the Q&A portion of a panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 10, called “Fighting for Justice: From Gaza to Ferguson.”
In an email sent to students on Aug. 9, CJL executive director Rabbi Julie Roth wrote, “These enhanced security measures are in alignment with both the expanded measures taken at the University and security increases at Jewish institutions worldwide.”
Months after a young California resident Jahi McMath was declared brain dead, she could clearly respond to instructions to move certain parts of her body. Cases like Jahi’s were the subject of a lecture yesterday which raised questions of what it really means to be dead, entitled “The Challenge to ‘Brain Death’: Are We Taking Organs from Living Human Beings, and If We Are, Does It Matter?”