Katie Petersen


HUM Sequence offers students broad survey of Western intellectual history

“They have read a body of work; they have written about 10 texts in-depth; they’ve been examined on dozens of others; they’ve discussed many others. They have a frame of reference that’s deep and broad and historically rich,” explained Esther Schor, professor of English, and inaugural Behrman Professor in the Council of the Humanities. Schor has taught the course for five years.

University students help put out flames

Of the roughly 1,000 calls the Princeton Fire Department receives every year, 100 percent are answered by volunteers. When a call comes in, these volunteer firefighters rush to the Witherspoon Street firehouse, don their turnout gear, and board a fire engine. The process takes under 10 minutes.

​U. lobbies for BRIDGE Act, DACA

Recent developments in Washington, D.C., have prompted considerable reaction on the University’s campus over the past three months, from faculty panels to an Immigration Day of Action.

Sophomore plans to run across the US for charity

“Everything that enters my body will have calories,” Lang says, conceding that he may drink water every now and then. But other than the occasional sip of water, he’ll be chugging energy drinks, fruit juice, and anything that ups his calorie intake.

USG pilots free menstrual products program

The Undergraduate Student Government launched a free menstrual product pilot program on Dec. 4 in Frist Campus Center. The program will run until Dec. 16 and aims to address issues of accessibility and financial hardships associated with menstrual products. The program has involved placing one basket of courtesy tampons and pads in each of the nine bathrooms in Frist: four women’s, four men’s, and one gender-neutral.

Bristol-Leverett discusses human trafficking

Human trafficking is a widespread issue that requires people to fight from where they are with what they have, Mandy Bristol-Leverett said in a lecture entitled Abolishing Modern-Day Slavery. Bristol-Leverett is the Executive Director of the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking (NJCAHT).