The Office of Communications published its annual summary detailing the University’s contributions to the surrounding town of Princeton on Feb. 12. Ranging from voluntary contributions to the municipality of Princeton and working with emergency services to educational outreach at Princeton High School and supplying transportation, the report brings attention to the town’s primary investments in the community.
The Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), founded in 2001, has helped approximately 400 low-income students in New Jersey gain admission to universities like Princeton, Columbia University, or Stanford. A tuition-free program sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, PUPP provides academic guidance and advising in the college application process for high schoolers.
In a race closely watched both nationally and by University students, Senator Ted Cruz ’92 of Texas narrowly edged out Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke by 2.6 percent to retain his seat in the U.S. Senate. Cruz’s victory set off strong emotional reactions on all sides of the political spectrum within both the United States and the University.
Tuning political struggles toward urban art gave serious political powers to black South African performers, according to Witwatersrand University anthropology professor David B. Coplan.
Around 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, a student in a Cottage Club sweatshirt handed a Wawa cashier his ID. “We only accept American IDs,” said the cashier. The student, irate, stormed out. He was trying to buy a Juul pod.