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Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code (BGC) and one of Business Insider’s “25 Most Influential African-Americans In Technology” has been working with young female coders, aged between 7–17 years, through her pioneering nonprofit since 2011. Aimed at combating the lack of opportunities and exposure that African-American girls face in STEM fields, BGC differentiates itself from other organizations with its model of working with students throughout the school year instead of organizing a typical summer camp. This model helps BGC provide sustained support and guidance to their students.
Beginning Monday, April 1, through Friday, April 12, University Housing and Real Estate Services (HRES) is hosting a dormitory bedroom furniture fair in Frist Campus Center, opposite the West TV lounge, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Laura Wooten, a University staff member and lifelong poll worker, died on March 24 at the age of 98.
The Princeton Police Department (PPD) has identified a suspect who scammed around $800 after entering three Nassau Street businesses and falsely claiming to be a “fire extinguisher inspector.” PPD had shared surveillance photos of the suspect through a Facebook post.
The Undergraduate Student Government discussed the Honor Committee and the Committee on Discipline applicant selection process and the possible replacement of Blackboard during its weekly meeting on Sunday, March 31.
President Donald Trump recently announced his nomination of Michael Kratsios ’08 to serve as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the United States, filling a seat that has been vacant since the Obama administration.
On the morning of Friday, Mar. 29, the Philippine government arrested Filipina journalist and Time Person of the Year Maria Ressa ’86 as she disembarked from her flight from San Francisco over an alleged violation of the Securities Regulation Code and an anti-dummy law.
“This is very much an election that’s a referendum on Netanyahu,” said Professor Daniel C. Kurtzer, former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Egypt, less than two weeks before the April 9 election of the 21st Israeli Knesset.
Henry Horn, Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and founding director of the Program in Environmental Studies, died in Princeton on March 14 at the age of 77.
Many University students are more than willing to hike uphill to Small World Coffee or Starbucks and cough up four or five dollars for a cup of joe. Starting April 14, however, an alternative option will be celebrating its grand opening.
At 7 p.m. tonight, the University will accept 1,152 new students to the Class of 2023, who, along with the 743 students offered admission during the single-choice early action, will comprise the accepted class. Overall, the University accepted 1,895 students out of an applicant pool of 32,804, representing a 5.77 percent acceptance rate.
According to former Ambassador William J. Burns, in an increasingly competitive and globalized world, diplomacy has never mattered more than it does today.
One of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2016 and the recipient of the 2017 TED Prize of $1 million, Dr. Raj Panjabi is a Liberian-Indian American physician, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a co-founder of Last Mile Health, an organization dedicated to bringing healthcare to rural communities in Liberia and around the world.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has fined Texas Senator Ted Cruz ’92 $35,000 for inaccurately reporting upwards of $1 million in loans from Goldman Sachs and Citibank during his 2012 U.S. Senate race.
The president of the University chapter of Turning Point USA (TPUSA), a conservative non-profit youth organization, has alleged assault at a meeting of the Central New Jersey chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) in Frist Campus Center.
“Inside the Orange Bubble [of the University] is not necessarily the best place to cover international events,” said Joe Stephens, as he opened for the panelists during Session IX of the Mellon-Sawyer Journalism Seminar Series.
As the co-lead vocalist and bassist for Blink-182, Mark Hoppus has played an integral role in shaping the pop punk music genre with hit songs like “All the Small Things” and “What’s My Age Again?” Nearly three decades since its founding in 1992, Blink-182 has released seven studio albums, selling over 50 million records worldwide.
When Valerie Bell ’77 was elected senior class president at the University, she became the first African American and the first female to hold that position in the University’s history. Bell ran with the campaign slogan “Unity growing from our diversity,” a motto that captures Bell’s personal outlook on life. She currently devotes herself pro bono as a Harvard-trained lawyer and civil volunteer to fighting for educational equity, racial equality, and economic parity through local, regional, and national organizations, including as Chair of the Board of the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation.
After eight years as the Head of Whitman College, Sandra Bermann will step down on July 1 and be replaced by Claire Gmachl, professor of electrical engineering. Gmachl intends to help make Whitman College feel like “a home for students to be comfortable.”
“My friends say I should act my age, what’s my age again?” Mark Hoppus, co-lead vocalist and bassist of the pop punk band Blink-182, asks in the 1999 hit song “What’s My Age Again?” On Monday night, right before Hoppus and the William Shubael Conant Professor of Music Steven Mackey began “A Conversation with Mark Hoppus,” the Princeton Nassoons, adorned in their signature blazers and orange and black ties, posed this question to Hoppus himself as they serenaded him in front of a sold-out crowd in Berlind Theater.