At around 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, a Coach USA bus transporting University students to the Princeton versus Yale football game crashed into a building in West Haven, Conn., approximately 10 minutes from New Haven.
At around 10 a.m. Sat. morning, a Coach USA bus transporting University students to the Princeton v. Yale football game crashed into a building in West Haven, approximately 10 minutes from New Haven.
In the weeks prior to the 2018 midterm elections, the focus on political discourse and civic engagement has heightened throughout the nation, particularly on college campuses. However, a small minority of the University’s undergraduate student body — international students — experiences this focus in vastly different ways.
During the last midterm elections, fewer than 15 percent of students aged 18–21 showed up to the polls. “Vote100,” a student-run initiative, has set out to change that, working to inspire civic engagement among University students. Its goal is for every undergraduate student to take a pledge to vote in the 2018 midterms and in all future elections.
The first half, referred to by the University Art Museum as a “folded earth piece,” was completed this past June, while the second half of Lin’s outdoor installation piece — a water table — is set to be completed in late spring before Reunions, according to art museum Campus Collections Manager Lisa Arcomano.
On Saturday, Oct. 6, five University alumnae discussed the importance of women in politics at the panel “She Should Run: Why and How More Princeton Women (Like You) Should Run for Office,” a part of the “She Roars” conference. The panel took place at 9 a.m. in the Frist Campus Center Multipurpose room.
Ellie Kemper ’02 closed the University’s second “She Roars” conference, attended by over 3,000 alumnae, by praising the resilient women in her life and recalling her years as an undergraduate.
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, University Health Services commenced its annual FluFest in the Frist Campus Center basement. The clinic offers flu vaccinations free of charge to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff members. This year, participants praised the clinic for its accessibility and friendly staff.
On Friday, Sept. 28, the University hosted its annual Facilities Appreciation Picnic to celebrate the Facilities staff for their year-round work.
On April 2, the University approved the Asian American Studies certificate program after over 40 years of campaigning, protesting, and lobbying; however, this semester’s enrollment rates in the department were concerningly low.