Members of the Princeton Citizen Scientists find the lack of American lawmakers with science backgrounds shocking, so on May 1, the group traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate for evidence-based policymaking and met with 22 legislators or their staffers.
On April 20, 2017, the Princeton Unionization Information Committee gave their first presentation advising against unionizing with the American Federation of Teachers. Around two dozen people attended the meeting.
At noon in Palmer Square, a lone guitarist stood next to an anti-war sign to protest the U.S. missile attack on Syria.
Last summer University students went to the front lines and reported on an ongoing story — the refugee crisis in Greece.
On Monday night, four panelists from NYU and Rutgers shared their experience with higher education unions and encouraged University graduate students to unionize. Last October, graduate students voted to affiliate their union, Princeton Graduate Students United (PGSU), with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Now, PGSU organizers are holding meetings and events to gather feedback on the union’s potential future. This will involve whether they continue with the process of unionization by holding elections for representatives, gaining recognition from the University, and negotiating a contract.
From interpretive dances to think pieces to social experiments, the annual on-campus performances of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues has always generated plentiful feedback from University students.
Basketball forward Stephen Cook ’17 has always looked up to college basketball players. Now that he is filling such a role himself, he is working to give back.
Solveig Gold, ‘17, and Marisa Salazar, ‘17, were named co-winners of the 2017 Moses Tyler Pyne Honor Prize Feb. 16, the highest general honor awarded to undergraduates by the University.
"Understanding the revolution is further complicated by the fact that Fidel Castro was a polarizing figure, so not only is he leading the extremely polarizing historical process of the revolution, but within that, he’s an extremely polarizing figure," López-Denis said. "You need to move away from the polarizing elements to understand the revolution’s complexity.”
The University Student Life Committee unanimously passed a proposal on Wednesday to expand gender-neutral housing on campus. Previously only dorms with at least one more room than the number of inhabitants were gender-neutral, making only ten percent of undergraduate housing gender neutral.