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Claire Thornton


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“He Bellows” conference recognizes male achievements

Last Friday, the University held its first ever “He Bellows” conference celebrating male domination in fields like politics, technology, and the military. Notable alumni guests included U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R) ’92, Google’s Eric Schmidt ’76, and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld ’54.


Student secures most travel funding ever for single project

Yur Jellus, a sophomore from Lawrenceville, N.J., broke the record for the greatest amount of travel funding for a single independent research project at the University. This summer, the Wilson School concentrator will travel to the dark side of the moon, the bottom of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, and the geographic center of Antarctica as part of his academic exploration of “diplomacy through solitude.”


Bezos Residential College fails to help independent students

One year after the opening of Bezos Residential College, an investigation conducted by The Daily Princetonian found independent residents suffer from diabetes, paper cuts. First-year students in Bezos said their transition to campus was negatively impacted because they never left their dorm rooms.


Sexual misconduct lawyer to file lawsuit concerning former ELE professor Verdú

Andrew T. Miltenberg, an attorney who has represented college students and faculty facing allegations of sexual misconduct, will be filing a lawsuit on behalf of former University professor Sergio Verdú next week, according to the New York Times. It is unclear if the suit will be filed directly against the University.


Wang GS still imprisoned as Trump condemns Iran at UN General Assembly

U.S. and Iranian leaders had a war of words Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, while at the same time in Tehran, fourth-year history graduate student Xiyue Wang was presumably hoping for positive news from the annual meeting of world leaders. Wang has been arbitrarily imprisoned by Iranian authorities on an unlawful conviction of espionage since August 2016, and the University and Wang’s family are using the assembly as an opportunity to discuss the possibility of his release.


Injured construction worker first found by crew team has died

A critically injured construction worker first discovered by crew team members near Shea Rowing Center this morning has died from his injuries after receiving medical treatment in Trenton.  Members of the lightweight women’s crew team first discovered him at approximately 8:20 a.m.


The stickers on our laptops

Putting stickers on our laptops shows how we perform a balancing act between embracing our personal identities and embracing the impersonal world that exists behind our screens, on the internet.


Journalist David Remnick ’81 at center of debate over reporting ethics

Journalist David Remnick ’81 is at the center of a high-profile controversy concerning how the media should report on President Trump and his supporters. On Sept. 2, The New Yorker announced that political strategist Steve Bannon would participate in October’s New Yorker Festival, which features prominent public figures being interviewed in front of live audiences who pay for seats. But within 12 hours of the announcement, Remnick withdrew the former White House Chief Strategist’s invitation.


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