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Hours before the Frist Campus Center ticket office opened on Tues., Sept. 24, a line of students surrounded by laptops, notebooks, and coffee cups began to form on the Frist first floor. By noon — the official beginning of ticket distribution — the line had extended to the third floor. Tickets were gone by 12:15 p.m.
In late June, a jury found Thomas Gilbert, Jr., ’09 guilty of second-degree murder and gun charges. A judge sentenced him on Friday to life in prison, with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
For three years, senior quarterback Kevin Davidson and senior receiver Andrew Griffin were stuck in backup roles for Princeton football.
In June, Lithuanian start-up company Planner 5D filed a lawsuit against the University and Facebook over alleged illegal appropriation of one of the firm’s proprietary datasets.
This Saturday, Princeton football (1–0 overall, 0–0 Ivy League) will travel to Lewisburg, Pa., to take on Bucknell (0–3) where the Bison will be seeking their first win. The Tigers are looking to continue their early season superiority and continue dominating their non-conference schedule, in which their record is 12–1 since 2015. Princeton’s victory last week extended its winning streak, which dates back to last season, to 11 straight, the longest in program history since 17 between 1964 and 1965.
The University Library recently opened a new exhibition in the Ellen and Leonard Milberg Gallery, titled “Gutenberg & After: Europe’s First Printers 1450–1470.” Curated by Scheide Librarian Paul Needham and Curator of Rare Books Eric White, it is the first exhibition to focus on this early period of European printing, featuring loaned items from the United Kingdom never before seen in the United States and items from U.S. collections displayed outside their home libraries for the first time.
The Program in Creative Writing started off this year’s Althea Ward Clark Reading Series and the celebration of the 80th year of the program with a reading featuring distinguished authors Maxine Hong Kingston, Yusef Komunyakaa, and David Treuer ’92.
A couple of days ago, I was taking the elevator up to the second floor of Witherspoon (commonly referred to as ‘Spoon by its residents). The act may seem mundane enough — I do it every day, multiple times a day, because I live on the second floor of ‘Spoon.
Richard William Kazmaier Jr. ’52, a Senior from Maumee, Ohio, yesterday was named as the winner of the Heisman Trophy by the biggest margin ever recorded in the history of the award.
Editor’s Note: In honor of the 150th season of Princeton Football, the Daily Princetonian will re-publish a series of football articles, drawn from our archives, throughout this season. The articles featured here were first published on December 5, 1951, a day after Dick Kazmaier ’52 was named the first Heisman Trophy winner in University history.
On Monday, Sept. 23, a day before the official commencement of the 74th U.N. General Assembly in New York, the U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres publicly announced the formation of a Syrian constitutional committee to bring together the government of the Syrian Arab Republic and the Syrian Negotiations Commission.
In 2017, I published an article in The Daily Princetonian asking where the female faculty at Princeton were — the answer was that they are obscured by the sea of white-male faculty. While many of those male professors are excellent educators and mentors, the lack of female professors on campus should be disturbing, especially in light of the fact that about half of University students are female.
Ian Thomson ’09 is worried about this profile.
On Monday, Provost Deborah Prentice announced that the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) has dispensed with its long-standing practice of allowing the public to ask questions during its quarterly meetings. Trivial though the decision may seem, its undemocratic precedent should not be ignored.
Rumination — repetitive and obsessive thoughts — are widely considered by the field of psychology to be pathological, associated with neuroticism and anxiety. However, in a lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 25, Professor Amanda Anderson offered a different view. Drawing on the field of literary analysis, she argued that rumination can also be productive and essential for ethical thought.
For Ukraine’s medical system to thrive, how resources are spent is more important than how much is allotted, neurosurgeon Dr. Ihor Kurilets said in a lecture on Wednesday.
A press release from the Office of Communications confirmed that the deliberations of the Faculty and Student Committee on Sexual Misconduct and the University Student Life Committee will likely be released next month.
Robert P. George, Professor of Politics, recently launched an online petition calling upon U.S. News & World Report to take “freedom of speech and viewpoint diversity” into their rankings of institutions of higher education.
On Monday, Sept. 23, hours before she was scheduled to perform at a club in Orlando, Fla., the rapper CupcakKe announced to fans that she is retiring from music in a tearful Instagram live video. Her announcement came just eight days after her performance on the University campus, where she headlined Fall Lawnparties, organized by the Undergraduate Student Government.
As I begin my sophomore year at the University, I’ve become more serious about my academic career — especially relating to major choice. Having developed a broad set of interests from the courses here, I am conflicted about what discipline I should choose — the area of study that will label and define my university education. And while I’m being a bit overdramatic about it, I am sure that this concern is not unique to myself.