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We, the undersigned faculty, recognize that climate change poses a grave threat to the wellbeing of all inhabitants of the earth. We believe that delaying mitigation and adaptation measures will increase the intensity of the consequences beyond globally marked tipping points. These consequences result in unequal burdens; disadvantaged communities, near and far, shoulder the most severe impacts of the globally changing climate. We recognize that our residency in one of the most powerful nations in the world, and one that disproportionately contributes to this problem, leaves us — as a nation, as a state, as a University, and as individuals — responsible to take immediate and robust action.
Alexander Road in Princeton will be closed for approximately six months as the town works to renovate it. Mercer County plans to build two new bridges and a culvert to replace and improve current traffic flows.
The Housing Office welcomes new and returning students to campus. We hope you had a productive summer and a great start to the new year!
First-year offensive coordinator Andrew Aurich ’06 has some massive shoes to fill. He is replacing Sean Gleeson, who coached a Princeton offense that broke the Ivy League record with 470 points in 10 games in 2018. Gleeson then departed for the offensive coordinator position at Oklahoma State, a top program in a conference known for offensive innovation and sky-high scoring numbers.
This Saturday, Princeton football (0–0) will have its home opener against Butler (1–2) as the second leg of a home-and-home between the 2018 and 2019 seasons. In last season’s matchup in Indiana, the Tigers dominated from the beginning, leading 17–0 at the end of the first quarter and 44–7 at the half.
Even though classes are picking up, weekends are the perfect time for students to escape the Orange Bubble. While going out to eat on Nassau Street is enjoyable, there is so much to see beyond Princeton. For those looking for a day trip or a chance to explore the area outside of Princeton, here is a list of ideas to do this fall:
On Saturday, Sept. 14, the University formally reopened Bainbridge House, one of the oldest surviving buildings on Nassau Street, dating back to 1766, as an art gallery.
Margaret Bertasi ’14 doesn’t want to hear about her size.
The University’s Graduate School’s latest admissions cycle welcomed “the most diverse group of incoming graduate students to Princeton,” according to a Sept. 12 University press release.
I have been listening to Lil Wayne since I was in the fifth grade. But it wasn’t until one lonely summer night, after I stumbled upon a compelling piece on Vice, that I discovered the best track he’s ever produced: “I Feel Like Dying.” The song, leaked online in 2007, piercingly narrates the orgasmic highs and apocalyptic lows of drug addiction — the highs that always make the lows worth it, and the lows that always make the highs worthless: the glorious, vicious paradox of hardcore chemical alteration.
Nearly a month has passed since first-years moved onto campus to start their careers as Princetonians. For all of us, the arrival of the school year coincides with the disappearance of most of our free time, and very rarely do you hear students on campus complaining about how they have nothing to do. Yet through the constant running around, all of the lectures, readings, problem sets and extracurricular activities, we sometimes lose sight of the other things around us: those memories that may not mean much now, but before we know it, will become the most important part of our college experiences.
The University began renovations on McCosh 50, the largest lecture hall on campus, during the summer of 2019. This was the first phase of a two-part plan, which is expected to be completed during the summer of 2020.
The University has re-opened the Tiger Tea Room, a venue for students to congregate and caffeinate within Firestone Library.
As our leaders equivocate and waver, we, the undersigned, will strike with other climate-concerned young people around the world this Friday, Sept. 20. Coinciding with the start of the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, we strike for stronger action on the climate crisis.
Ideally, patriotism is a beautiful notion — a love for one’s homeland and heritage paired with a burning desire to protect those roots. In the real world, however, the idea of “patriotism” devolves into just another weapon used to propel conflicts between nationalist governments. Even more egregiously, it is often merely a disingenuous rebranding of chauvinism.
The Lewis Center for the Arts recently named Professor Jhumpa Lahiri Director of the University’s Program in Creative Writing.
This week, Princeton field hockey sits at sixth in the Penn Monto/NFHCA National Coaches Poll. The ranking comes as the Tigers prepare for the final games of their non-conference schedule.
First-year James Hartley was just seven years old when he started playing volleyball with his sister in his driveway in North Carolina. He knew that he loved the game, but there wasn’t a boys’ team for him to play on. When he was nine, he started playing with a local volleyball club for the girls’ U12 team; he moved to the U13 team when he was 10.
Free menstrual products are now supplied in campus bathrooms, marking the implementation of the Menstrual Products Task Force’s initiative, which was approved by University administrators last semester.
The University’s yield — the percentage of students who accepted their offer of admission to join the University’s first-year class — rose to 70.6 percent this year, from 69 percent last year.