From Sept. 4 to Sept. 12, over 650 of the roughly 1,300 students in the Class of 2021 will embark on their first University adventure — Outdoor Action frosh trips.
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“We all come together and share experiences of both tragedy and strength. It undoubtedly makes your eyes water, but what is incredible is that afterward, for the rest of camp, all of the campers suddenly seem so much closer, like they have known each other for months,” Finlay explained.
The University offered admission to 770 students from a pool of 5,003 applicants through the single-choice early action program for the Class of 2021, according to Dean of Admission Janet Rapelye. This represents the largest application pool the University has received in the last six years, a 18.3 percent increase over last year's round of early applicants.
The Princeton Clay Project shared students’ solidarity with refugee populations worldwide through “Princeton Stands Together #WithRefugees,” a photo campaign which took place in Frist this past Monday and Tuesday.
Sexual Harrassment/Assault Advising, Resources & Education (SHARE) parterned with Womanspace to line Prospect Avenue and other streets around campus with luminarias, a lantern consisting of a candle set in a small paper bag weighted with sand.
“A big realization was that Trump is dangerous mainly because of the level of power that America has in the world right now versus perhaps what past demagogic presidents in United States have had in history."
Over six hundred developers and designers from across the nation pooled their mental stamina at HackPrinceton for a straight 36 hour period to create software and hardware projects. The event, taking place on November 11 to 13, brought together students and seasoned mentors to engage the University’s on-campus and off-campus communities with both new and familiar technologies.
With Election Day finally upon the United States, Americans across the nation are — and will be — lining up to cast their ballots throughout the day, or in the case of absentee voters, keeping their eyes peeled on the polls and heart rates up until the late hours of the night when results are finally announced. The Computer Science Building Lobby and Carl Icahn Laboratory are two voting locations on campus, and they will be open from 6 a.m until 8 p.m.
As the returns of the 2016 presidential election reveal the victory of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a very close result, many University students expressed surprise. The night began with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leading, yet it quickly turned into a very close race. Daniel Pallares ’20 noted that he was surprised on how close the results were. “I thought that Clinton would win in a landslide, with the early projections and all the things that Trump has said,” he said. Chamari White-Mink ’20, who identified as a Clinton supporter, noted that she felt “terrified [and] very anxious” upon learning how close the results were. Around 9:30 p.m., Trump starting leading in the polls and the odds shifted in his favor. Nick Sileo ’20 noted that he was pleasantly surprised with the outcome.