In her first appearance on Jeopardy!, Emma Boettcher ’14 defeated professional sports gambler James Holzhauer, ending his 32-game winning streak and preventing him from surpassing Ken Jennings’ record for highest regular-season winnings. In her first three days on the show, Boettcher has made over $97,000.
After over 100 hours of protest in front of Nassau Hall, Princeton Students for Title IX Reform (PIXR) updated their list of demands. Additionally, PIXR has called for a public statement from the University, signed by President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, “in order to demonstrate the University’s commitment to addressing students’ persistent suffering.”
The Princeton Council held a meeting in the Whig Senate Chamber on May 8, the first town council meeting ever held on the University campus. Students and Council members discussed a number of issues facing the University and the town, as well as possibilities for collaboration between the two entities.
The assembly outside of Nassau Hall marks the third day of the student protest against the University Title IX office, as students have remained on the lawn overnight between demonstrations. Students have been on Nassau lawn since Monday at 10 a.m.
Day 2: U. Title IX office protesters left dissatisfied after U. response, send letter to administration
Over 70 students have gathered on the front lawn for the past two days to protest the Title IX’s office handling of sexual misconduct cases. This sit-in follows several months of protests and graffiti on campus that aim to demonstrate their misgivings against the Title IX process.
Dozens of University students are participating in a sit-in to push forward a list of at least eleven demands crowdsourced from the student body detailing specific ways in which the University could improve upon its Title IX policies.
On Thursday night, three former Jeopardy! contestants spoke about their time on the show and competed in two games of Princeton-themed Jeopardy! against a few graduating seniors. Five-time winner Gil Collins *99, who serves as Director of Global Health Programs, won the first game, but all three former contestants fell short in the second, defeated by Emma Corless ’19.
On Thursday evening, over 100 students and community members came together in Frick Auditorium for a celebration of gratitude as students recognized “Hidden Chaplains” on campus, members of the community “who change their day in small but meaningful ways.”
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) announced on April 12 that A Boogie wit da Hoodie will be headlining Lawnparties this spring. A Boogie is best known for his hit single titled “Drowning” and his latest album entitled “Hoodie SZN,” which retained the top spot on Billboard’s Top 200 for three weeks.
The Center for Jewish Life’s Israel Shabbat generated controversy because leaders of the Alliance of Jewish Progressives felt it failed to acknowledge Israel’s occupation of the West Bank or mention Palestinians.