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In two emails sent via Tiger Alert on Friday, March 15, the Department of Public Safety reported an incident involving an unknown individual “peering into a window at the New Graduate College,” as well as two lewdness incidents that occurred in town.
The University’s Office of Alumni Affairs announced that Stefan (Amo) Amokwandoh ’19, Sarah Varghese ’19, and Rachel Yee ’19 are the three finalists for the Young Alumni Trustee (YAT) primary election. According to a press release from Class Affairs and Reunions associate director Cathy Phillips, they will move on to the general election to be held from April 30 to May 22.
Beyond FitzRandolph Gate, the hustle and bustle of Nassau Street — full of trendy restaurants, University apparel shops, and retail chains — serve as the facade of the town, the first image that tourists, visitors, and University students encounter upon leaving campus grounds. But unbeknownst to many non-residents, past Nassau lies a history of segregation and an ongoing struggle to preserve the culture of the town’s historically African-American Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, whose first inhabitants settled in the 1680s.
On Monday, March 4, the University delayed opening due to severe weather until 10 a.m. with classes “held as scheduled,” according to a Tiger Alert sent around 5 a.m.
The University received a total of 32,808 applications for admission into the Class of 2023, indicating a decrease by 2,578 applications — or 7.3 percent — from the Class of 2022 applicant pool, which had a total of 35,386 applicants.
At around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, the University announced that the campus would close due to snow “at noon today for non-essential personnel.”
On Thursday, Feb. 14, the University Office of Communications announced that seniors Annabel Barry ’19 and Sydney Jordan ’19 have been named co-recipients for the 2019 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, “the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate.”
Ford F. Graham ’86 and his wife Katherine B. Graham, who once resided on Prospect Avenue, allegedly defrauded members of their social circle by selling unregistered securities that they presented as profitable opportunities in gas and oil investments, according to a civil complaint filed against them.
On Dec. 21, 2018, the Office of Communications announced in a statement that the University joined 65 other colleges and universities in public support of a lawsuit defending international students, professors, and researchers from a new federal visa policy which took effect in August.
Marijuana is one step closer to being legal in New Jersey, but advocates cannot relax just yet.
At around 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, a Coach USA bus transporting University students to the Princeton versus Yale football game crashed into a building in West Haven, Conn., approximately 10 minutes from New Haven.
At around 10 a.m. Saturday morning, a Coach USA bus transporting University students to the Princeton vs. Yale football game crashed into a building in West Haven, Conn., approximately 10 minutes from New Haven.
In the weeks prior to the 2018 midterm elections, the focus on political discourse and civic engagement has heightened throughout the nation, particularly on college campuses. However, a small minority of the University’s undergraduate student body — international students — experiences this focus in vastly different ways.
During the last midterm elections, fewer than 15 percent of students aged 18–21 showed up to the polls. “Vote100,” a student-run initiative, has set out to change that, working to inspire civic engagement among University students.
The curved grass hills outside of the Lewis Center for the Arts aren’t just ordinary hills — they’re the carefully sculpted first half of artist Maya Lin’s outdoor installation for the University.
Women make up 23 percent of senators and 19 percent of representatives. Female Tiger alumnae want to change that.
Ellie Kemper ’02 closed the University’s second “She Roars” conference, attended by over 3,000 alumnae, by praising the resilient women in her life and recalling her years as an undergraduate.
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, University Health Services commenced its annual FluFest in the Frist Campus Center basement. The clinic offers flu vaccinations free of charge to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff members. This year, participants praised the clinic for its accessibility and friendly staff.
On Friday, Sept. 28, the University hosted its annual Facilities Appreciation Picnic to celebrate the Facilities staff for their year-round work.
On April 2, the University approved the Asian American Studies certificate program after over 40 years of campaigning, protesting, and lobbying; however, this semester’s enrollment rates in the department were concerningly low.