Ellie Kemper ’02 gave the 2019 Class Day speech on Monday, June 3. At the University, Kemper majored in English. She wrote and acted for the Triangle Club, performed improv with Quipfire!, and acted with Theater Intime.
“I saw so many paths to success and so it was really comforting to know that whatever path I take, as long as I’m doing the things I’m interested in and working really hard, that I think I’ll be able to find success in the future,” a 2019 participant Nicole Meister ’22 said.
Jenny Cho and Yongmin Cho, along with University of Pennsylvania graduate Quan Nguyen, co-founded ‘SAY’, an online platform that pairs students interested in learning Korean with Korean senior citizens who teach them the language.
Diana Chao ’21 founded a global nonprofit called Letters to Strangers when she was just a sophomore in high school. Now there are over 20 chapters of the organization in over 10 countries, with one chapter here at the University.
Former Palestinian Authority prime minister, former diplomats discuss Israeli elections in panel discussion
In the March 28 event, “Up to the Minute Panel: Implications of the Israeli Elections,” Ambassador Ryan Crocker, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait, and Lebanon; Salam Fayyad, former prime minister of the Palestinian Authority; and Kurtzer discussed the upcoming Israeli election and the worldwide effects it could have.
Monday, March 11 at 5:00 pm The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA), a Princeton-based grassroots organization, held an hour-long protest against United States intervention in Venezuela, which the group’s website referred to as a “vigil.” The protesters handed out flyers urging supporters to contact their members of Congress to advocate for the Prohibiting Military Action in Venezuela Act, which would block funds for American intervention and prevent the administration from taking military action without Congressional approval.
Ron Miasnik ’22 and Daniella Cohen ’22 planned the first international TigerTrek. Over Intersession 2020, 15 students will travel to Israel, the nation with the most venture capitalist funding per capita of any country in the world. Participants will spend a week exploring both the entrepreneurial and cultural aspects of Israeli life. Program participants will be selected at the beginning of next school year.
In 2017, The Daily Princetonian reported that five University students served as volunteers. Now, according to Gregory, only one University student currently volunteers for the fire department.
Alicia Van Cleve and Victoria Rodriguez Mitchell, the ASL interpreters for Alik Zalmover ’22, wonder if people ever think that they are the first-year’s moms or sisters when the three walk around campus together.
A longstanding University policy limiting Uber, Lyft, and taxi access to campus is now being enforced, affecting countless students, staff, and faculty who rely on these ride services. The change will prevent transportation services from entering campus between the Elm Drive kiosks.