Claire Lee


PPPD petition met with little response from University

Princeton Private Prison Divest (PPPD) was met with a “disappointing response” from the Board of Trustees upon submitting their final petition that encourages the Board to state that the University will divest from private prisons.

"The Great Gatsby" director Baz Luhrmann named 2017 Class Day Speaker

Academy Award-nominated film director, screenwriter, and producer Baz Luhrmann has been invited to address the Class of 2017 at the Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 5, according to a University press release. Class Day takes place on the eve of the University’s Commencement and is being organized by members of the graduating class. “[Luhrmann’s] life exhibits what it is like to dream, preserve and explore the full breadth of one’s desires and passions, which is a fitting mindset to convey to graduates before entering the real world,” Class Day co-chair Deana Hamlin ’17 said in the release.

Students gather to celebrate International Women's Day

“We wanted to be here and recognize that and stand in solidarity with all of the women in our lives and around the world that make it a better place,” said Maggie Dillon ’06, executive director of Princeton in Asia.

Mayor appoints nine to new Civil Rights Commission

Princeton’s former Civil Rights Commission was active from 1968 to 1998, according to Town Topics. A subcommittee of the Human Services department introduced an ordinance last October after working for its re-establishment for two years.