On Aug. 3, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates upheld his earlier ruling that the Trump administration must restore the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in a lawsuit brought up by the University, Maria De La Cruz Perales Sanchez ’18, and Microsoft. DACA grants protection to undocumented immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.
On July 5, the University dropped the need for applicants to submit an essay score from the SAT or ACT. Beginning this 2018-2019 application season, applicants will, instead, have to submit a graded high school writing sample, preferably a work either of English or history.
According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the incident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. Her death is still under investigation by authorities in Fort Worth.
Higher education is entering a new time, explained President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 in an interview with The Daily Princetonian. This new era requires him to be more vocal than has been common for university presidents in the past.
On Wednesday, May 9, campus staff members shared testimony of job uncertainty, low wages, and sexual harassment with a crowd of community members gathered for a town hall organized by the Young Democratic Socialists and Service Employees International Union, Local 175 in light of the upcoming contract negotiations in June.
In the spring of 1967, University President Robert Goheen ’40 thought he was off-the-record in an interview with Bob Durkee ’69 for The Daily Princetonian. He was wrong.
Students for Prison Education and Reform and Princeton Private Prison Divest have repeatedly called for the University to divest from private prisons, submitting a petition to the University Board of Trustees in June 2017 with over 3,000 signatures. Earlier last year, PPPD held a walkout and rally during a Council of the Princeton University Community meeting.
On the morning of Wednesday, April 19, students sitting in the back row of McCosh 50 found energy drinks attached to the bottom of their seats along with promotional fliers. “I turned and looked at all the seats, and there was a bunch of Red Bull taped under the desks,” Alex Reblando '18 said. “I thought it was a miracle."
The fifth referendum on the Honor Code this year proposes allowing members of the Honor Committee to petition to replace the clerk or chair. It comes after three of four referenda on the Honor Code were stayed by the administration in December.
After a draft of proposed changes to meal plans circulated on Tuesday night, students have expressed frustration and outrage regarding the potential plans, which would require underclassmen to purchase an unlimited plan and all upperclass students who are not part of an eating club to purchase a “Community Plan.”