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University community weighs in on Supreme Court travel ban ruling

On Tuesday, June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote that President Trump’s travel ban was constitutional because it did not necessarily target immigration on the basis of race or religion. The ruling elicited a statement from President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83. Many University students are responding to the court's decision with outrage, while others said the travel ban could positively impact national security.

Spring 2018 Dean's Date celebrations to have significantly smaller budget than last semester

As students frantically complete Dean’s Date assignments and prepare for final exams, one break they can look forward to is the customary Undergraduate Student Government celebrations, held immediately after the Dean’s Date deadline. According to USG treasurer Alison Shim ’19, the budget for this spring’s celebrations is $7,000, significantly less than the $43,275 used in fall.

University workers’ rights to be discussed at YDS town hall

After having private conversations with University employees and the labor union, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 175, Young Democratic Socialists (YDS) organized a town hall for campus workers to share their concerns about low wages, temporary work status, and job uncertainty with the student body. 

CPUC discusses divestment process, renaming campus spaces, graduate student life

During the final Council of the Princeton University Committee meeting of the academic year, representatives from the Resources Committee, the Committee on Naming, the Campus Iconography Committee, and the Graduate Student Government addressed University divestment from private prisons, initiatives to honor diverse individuals from the University’s history, and plans to improve graduate student life on campus.

Parish ’21, Park ’21 win USG run-off elections

One week following the release of spring election results, the Undergraduate Student Government announced in an email to the student body that Emma Parish ’21 and Phoebe Park ’21 have been elected as Class of 2021 president and social chair, respectively, in run-off elections for both positions.

Eisgruber joins 62 university officials in endorsing free speech statement

On April 18, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 joined 62 other university presidents and chancellors in affirming the value of free speech on college campuses at an Association of American Universities meeting in Washington, D.C. Eisgruber has been a vocal supporter of free speech during his presidency.