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On March 26, students from Change Princeton Now gathered in front of Robertson Hall to voice their demands to the School of Public and International Affairs and University President Eisgruber ’83. The protesters, who were made up of both undergraduate and graduate students, called for the University to pay reparations, divest from the prison industrial complex, abolish the police, implement an anti-racist curriculum, increase Black faculty lecturers and practitioners, establish a center for anti-racist policy, and increase Black student enrollment.
During his time at Princeton, Charlie Volker ’19 was an All-Ivy football and track athlete. But after graduation, he left those sports behind in favor of something entirely new: Bobsledding. Daybreak sat down with Volker to talk about his transition to the sport, his training, and his hopes for making it to the Beijing Olympics in 2022.
On February 18, the Ivy League announced that it will not be holding spring athletic competitions. Today, sports reporter Wilson Conn speaks to junior pole vaulter Hanne Borstlap and senior triple jumper Kara Steele, two athletes on the women’s track team, about their reactions to the cancellation, and how they are planning to stay competitive without a season.
Over 50 percent of the student body has resided on or near campus for the past month and a half. In that time, the University testing program has been in full swing. But what happens to students if they test positive for the coronavirus? We talked to Malcolm Blinder, a member of the class of 2022 who had that misfortune, to find out.
For the past seven days, a winter storm has rocked the state of Texas. Millions of people spent days without power as the unanticipated cold snap brought deadly outages to the state’s electrical grid. But why Texas? What made this winter storm so catastrophic for them, while the rest of the country largely persisted? And what can states do to protect against these disasters in the future? Today, we talk through these questions and more with Jesse Jenkins, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment whose research focuses on macro-scale energy systems and the electricity sector.
Last month, The Marriage Pact survey swept through campus, promising to find students “their optimal marital back-up plans” through a mathematical algorithm. The ‘Prince’ podcast team partnered with The Prospect to see how the social experiment fared at Princeton.
It may feel like years ago, but just two weeks ago Democrats took control of the Senate with Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff winning runoff elections in Georgia. In a previous episode, we gave our best interpretation of the state of the races; in this episode, we’ll break down what happened. We’ll also speak with Politics Prof. LaFleur Stephens-Dougan about the consequences of this race for southern and Black politics.
Yesterday, President Trump became the first President in U.S. history to be impeached twice by the House of Representatives. Before that historic moment, more than 300 historians and constitutional scholars, including seven Princeton faculty members, signed a joint statement in support of impeachment. Daybreak sat down with three of those scholars, Professor of History Sean Wilentz, Researcher at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs Meg Jacobs, and Professor of History Emeritus Daniel Rodgers, to learn more about this action and to discuss its implications.
Yesterday, on a day some say may live in infamy, pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building during a special joint session of Congress. In these special episodes of Daybreak, we take you through the events of the day and discuss where we’ve been and the implications of what's to come.
Eighteen-year-olds quarantining across the country have spent the last six months in sweatpants, on couches, in front of TV screens; in COVID-19, many saw boredom, apathy, and frustration. Hope Perry ’24 saw an opportunity.
As federal measures to mitigate the occupational, financial, and personal strain of the COVID-19 pandemic begin to expire, the country faces an unprecedented crisis of eviction — and according to University researchers, few people are paying attention.