Neha Chauhan


Solar power plant plans ahead 100 years

Though the University earns SRECs from the energy its solar field produces, the University currently sells those SRECs to pay off the initial loan for the solar field, explained Engineering and Campus Energy executive director Thomas Nyquist. As such, the SREC-measured value of the energy produced by its solar field is masked, at least on paper.

Princeton Energy Plant responded smoothly to Sandy

The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center has predicted a mild winter, contrary to the storms in past years. Last March, a severe storm dubbed Stella led the University to put in extra precautions among its staff and other University community members. The year before, another storm dubbed Jonas hit campus during intersession — hard. In addition to staff preparations, the University has other measures to mitigate the impact of a huge storm. 

Diagon Alley event draws 'magical' crowds

On Saturday, 25,000 Harry Potter enthusiasts flooded Spring Street in Newton, N.J. — just about an hour from Princeton — to witness its transformation into Diagon Alley for the afternoon.

Kristan Hawkins speaks out against abortion, feminism

“Abortion is and always will be the opposite of empowerment,” said Kristan Hawkins during her pro-life lecture Monday night.  Hawkins’ talk at the University was a part of an national tour, “Announcing the Lies Feminists Tell.” 

Princeton Peer Nightline grows as biweekly support resource for students

Rarely can students find a place to share what is weighing on their minds without worrying about the consequences of what they are disclosing. Princeton Peer Nightline, a peer-run, confidential and anonymous call and chat service run by volunteers, offers just that. Open on Tuesday and Friday nights, the network offers an empathetic ear for issues with which students are struggling.

Negative email on chemical and biological engineering major sparks dialogue

Chemical and biological engineering students choose their major in part because they believe that upon graduation they will have their pick of dream jobs. But a senior sent an email to the department rejecting this notion. Nathanael Ji sent the email, titled “CBE info - Jobs and Advice,” on Sept.  24. Ji outlined career paths that CBE concentrators typically pursue after graduation. For each path — medicine, consulting or finance, computer science, pharmaceuticals, and oil — he explained why CBE isn’t the best choice. 

Lewis Center for the Arts festival preview

The transformation of the former Dinky station’s location to a state-of-the-art performance center for the University is complete. The Lewis Center for the Arts, replete with 146,000 square feet of space for students in theater, dance, music, and the visual arts, will become a brand new arts hub.