Several Black Student Union (BSU) members discuss their experiences with the organization. The group organizes multiple events each year, but BSU leaders hope to increase funding in order to give back to black communities near Princeton, bring more speakers and alumni to campus, and build up a BSU alumni network, among other initiatives.
Formerly incarcerated speakers advocate for the voting rights of the incarcerated in a SPEAR organized panel
Formerly incarcerated individuals discussed voting rights and the criminal justice system in a panel organized by SPEAR’s Voting Rights project, led by Leila Ullman ’21. The panelists are currently advocating a New Jersey state bill that would remove the prohibition on voting by people on parole, probation, or serving sentences.
At Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 23, Carol Quillen GS ’91 and Mellody Hobson ’91 received the University’s top alumni awards and reflected on their careers, both at Princeton and beyond.
Five undergraduate students have been selected as 2019 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law by the University’s Program in Law and Public Affairs. This year, the fellows named include three juniors, Kat Powell ’20, Peter Schmidt ’20, and Audrey Spensley ’20, as well as two sophomores, Amanda Eisenhour ’21 and Leila Ullmann ’21.
The Wilson School announced the 12 students named to the 2019 cohort of Scholars in Nation’s Service Initiative (SINSI) on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Four current seniors were named graduate scholars, and eight juniors and sophomores will be interns.
At the first CPUC meeting of the semester, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 discussed the University’s new research initiatives and expansion plans. Undergraduates from Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) confronted Eisgruber with a series of questions.
Classics professor Dan-el Padilla Peralta ’06 was the target of racist and disruptive comments while on a panel at a classics conference in San Diego.
Sue Talot, mother of a first-year student, filed a lawsuit against the University Campus Dining on Tuesday, claiming the service of “late meal” inflicted irreparable damage on her daughter, Ella Talot ’22.
Director of the Chabad House Rabbi Eitan Webb explained that he has been working on trying to host a fully kosher Jewish event at Prospect House for “over a decade.”
Gregory Cantrell, the University’s associate director for workplace safety in the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), was charged with possession of child pornography early in the morning on Wednesday, Nov. 28. He has since been placed on administrative leave, according to University Spokesperson and Director of Media Relations Ben Chang.