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Courtyard to be named for historic landscape architect Beatrix Farrand

The courtyard between Henry, Foulke, and 1901-Laughlin halls will be named the Beatrix Farrand Courtyard after famed landscape architect Beatrix Farrand, who worked at the University from 1912-1943 as its first consulting landscape architect. Farrand was one of the 11 founding members and the only female member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. She designed and influenced many elements of campus, including the Graduate College, Henry and Foulke halls, McCosh Health Center, and the Dinky station.

White supremacists, counter-rallies to organize in Palmer Square

Members of the New Jersey European Heritage Association, a white supremacist organization, plan to organize in Palmer Square on noon Saturday. A number of other organizations, such as the Central Jersey Democratic Socialists of America and student organizations on campus, plan on counter-protesting.

Q&A with Justin Ripley, president of Princeton Citizen Scientists

On Dec. 5 and 6, 18 graduate students and members of the Princeton Citizen Scientists, a student organization formed in 2016 seeking to promote scientific engagement and affect scientific policy, traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate for issues relating to climate change, science education, and healthcare.  On Saturday, the Citizen Scientists’ president, Justin Ripley, spoke with the Daily Princetonian about the trip and the other work of the Citizen Scientists. 

U. researchers in Kenya see land drama firsthand

The Mpala Research Centre is a world of its own. Great research comes out of the center — its reserves boast a wealth of environmental, scientific, and human resources which researchers draw upon. The subjects of the study — livestock and land, mainly — are contentious political issues in Kenya, as well.

Charter member destroys menorah, gets suspended

Earlier today, Charter Club’s menorah was discovered broken in the great room fireplace. The menorah had previously stood on a table in the club’s front atrium. Officers think the incident occurred sometime after 2 a.m. this morning. The incident is currently under investigation.

SHARE, Womanspace host 17th annual luminaries event

On Monday, Dec. 3, SHARE and the local advocacy group Womanspace put together the 17th annual Community of Light Event, placing lit candles along Nassau Street, Washington Road, and Prospect Avenue in the name of assault and harassment awareness. It was the largest Community of Light event in Mercer County.