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Graduate students protest Student Health Plan changes

At noon on Thursday, the Princeton Graduate Students United (PGSU) and the Young Democratic Socialists of Princeton (YDS) held a protest on the South Lawn of Frist Campus Center over recent changes to the University Student Health Plan (SHP).

Goldstein ’96 serves as mainstay of Mueller investigation

Goldstein, former chief of the public corruption unit in his office, has interviewed several key figures in the Trump administration, including Donald F. McGahn II, Michael Cohen, and Roger J. Stone Jr., a former adviser who was indicted in January in connection with interference in the 2016 election. 

Questlove discusses importance of boredom, creativity

During the talk, Questlove — a writer and the frontman for the Grammy Award-winning band The Roots — was named an honorary member of the class of 2019. The honor recognized his “contributions to culture, the arts, and the creative process, which have left an indelible impression on the members of the class of 2019.”

Federal Reserve chair Powell ’75 clashes with Trump

Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell ’75 has recently found himself embroiled in a controversy surrounding federal interest rates with President Donald Trump. The two men have sparred pointedly on the topic, largely differing in their approaches to sustaining growth in an economy that is strong, but not immune to a slowdown in 2019. 

U. announces partnership with Microsoft on microbiology research

A team at Microsoft Research called the Biological Computation group will collaborate with Bonnie Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and chair of the Department of Molecular Biology, and Ned Wingreen, the Howard A. Prior Professor in the Life Sciences and professor of molecular biology.

Ressa ’86 at center of fight over free press in the Philippines

On Nov. 9, the Philippine government announced that it will charge Maria Ressa ’86 and Rappler with tax evasion. Ressa and other journalists say these accusations are politically motivated and are a direct response to Rappler’s criticism of the Philippine government and President Rodrigo Duterte.