Five students from St. John’s College at Cambridge University visited Forbes College for a week-long residential college exchange this past week and left Monday night. Visiting students were originally supposed to stay with the five residents of Forbes College who completed a similar exchange duringspring break last year.
Assistant psychology professor Alin I. Coman has published a one-year studyinPsychological Science,a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, assessing the effects of wartime atrocities on people of different social groups.
Chancelor Bennett, more commonly known as Chance The Rapper, has canceled his performance for Yale University’s Spring Fling on Saturday. Chance was expected to perform at the event with electronic-dance DJ Diplo and pop artist Betty Who. According to a letter posted on his Twitter account by his manager Patrick Corcoran, Chance fell ill Friday night following his performance at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas.On Sunday morning, he was hospitalized at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital with a high fever and difficulty speaking. Chance is currently recovering at his home. The announcement that he would not be able to perform at Yale occurred the same day he announced that he would not recover in time for his second set of the closing night at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
Students will vote on a referendum to separate the Senate and Class Governments in addition to voting for Class Council and U-Council positions.
House of Cupcakes will reopen in a new location some time in the next month, The Princeton Packetreported. The move comesafter a March 19 fire left the old building damaged. The business will now be moving one door over from 30 Witherspoon St.
Tiger Admirers, a Facebook page that allowed University students to express love, affection and secret crushes for other members of the University anonymously, was recently removed from Facebook because it was found to be in violation of the website's policies. The page’s format was that of an ordinary Facebook user, and students would submit poems, YouTube links and confessions to the Tiger Admirers inbox as if they were instant messaging a friend.
The Princeton Theological Seminary has received a $1.1 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc. to fund The Confirmation Project, Christian Youth: Learning and Living the Faith.
Students competed in teams to present the most informative and sophisticated data analysis at DataFest, the University’s first data analysis competition that was held March 28-30. The competition had 46 participants, and although 13 teams had signed up for the event, only seven participated. Duke and UCLA have had similar competitions in the past and for this competition, and Duke provided the common data set that all the teams were required to analyze. The competition was sponsored by the Operations Research & Financial Engineering department, along with the Princeton Statistics Laboratory, the Computational Stochastic Optimization and Learning Department of Operations Research, RJMetrics, and the IBM Academic Initiative.