On April 29, NAACP president Cornell William Brooks gave the keynote address at the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race. Each year, as part of the conference, the Princeton Prize in Race Relations honors high school students from around the country whose work has had a positive effect on issues surrounding race in their hometown communities.
On Saturday, April 29, eating clubs hosted the fourth annual TruckFest food truck festival on Prospect Avenue. For the past three years, community service chairs of the 11 eating clubs have collaborated to put on the festival, which raises money for local charity organizations.
Casey Waterman, a librarian at the Princeton Public Library, put it even more simply, saying, “It’s a labor action. I stand for workers’ rights.”
In an interview, Berger explained the function of the new chapter of the Network of Enlightened Women or NeW, will be to provide community and space for open dialogue among right of center women at the University. Berger is currently listed as the group’s president, and Caroline Pritt ’20 (check) is listed as treasurer, according to ODUS’s website.
Hedges, an author, former University professor, and Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for the New York Times, said that “to resist radical evil is to endure a life that by the standards of wider society, is a failure.”
Three University alumni — Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80, Alice Gast GS ’84, and Donald B. Rubin ’65 — will receive honorary degrees and speak at commencement ceremonies this May at Indiana University, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Chicago, respectively.
He explained that now, the newest evolution of Russia–U.S. relations is becoming clear: the United States is experiencing a governmental collapse comparable to the fall of the Soviet Union, and meanwhile the leaders of the U.S. and Russia see eye-to- eye on a long list of issues.
Kimberlé Crenshaw, activist and professor, discusses underrepresentation of intersectional identities
Crenshaw argued that we must acknowledge painful truths in order to achieve equality. She said we must acknowledge that constitutional language centered around the idea of the individual prevents the administration of justice to people who have been systemically discriminated against because of their membership to a particular group.
August Flentje ’92 argued Feb. 7 on behalf of the Justice Department in favor of the executive order banning immigration from seven countries in front of a panel of three judges, which included Senior Judge Richard Clifton ’72 of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
As I read through the fall semester program calendar for the Women’s Center, one event in particular caught my attention.