Mallory Williamson


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Students react with outrage to proposed changes to dining plan

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.”


Expansion of water infrastructure could benefit New Jersey

“Funding critical repairs and improving resiliency in our wastewater treatment and drinking water distribution systems remains a critical priority,” Lopez said in an EPA statement. “New Jersey knows all too well the costs of storm damaged water and wastewater systems.”


University announces foundation of the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India

The Center for Global India, which according to a University statement, “will bring together scholars and students from all disciplines to broadly explore contemporary India, including its economy, politics and culture,” has yet to announce a specific opening date or a scholar to lead it.


Michelle Obama ’85 to release memoir titled Becoming

Michelle Obama ’85, former First Lady of the United States, revealed Sunday she will be releasing her first personal memoir, Becoming. The book will be published by Random House and is expected to be released on Nov. 13 of this year.


Class of 2022 Pre-read announced

On Feb. 7, the University Office of the President announced that President Eisgruber selected “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech,” written by politics professor Keith Whittington, as the Class of 2022 Pre-read book.


Reading between the numbers: Trends in the University’s early acceptance rate

Single-choice early action program  unlike traditional early action plans, restricts how many schools a student can apply to in the early round. Notably, the SCEA admission rate is significantly higher than the regular decision admit rate. Last year, 15.4 percent of SCEA applicants were accepted while only 4.3 percent of regular decision applicants gained admission to the University — a staggering 358 percent difference. 


Mumps confirmed and chickenpox probable on campus

An email sent to University students late Thursday afternoon stated that one undergraduate student is sick with a “probable” case of the chickenpox virus and noted that another student is has a confirmed case of the mumps virus. According to the email, both students are expected to fully recover.