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On Sept. 19, a truck with a mounted screen was spotted driving around campus and downtown Princeton, flashing slides with images and messaging targeting the University, President Eisgruber, and the Alliance for Jewish Progressives (AJP). The Jewish Leadership Project (JLP), an independent organization, has claimed responsibility for the truck and messages.

On Sept. 19, a truck with a mounted screen was spotted driving around campus and downtown Princeton, flashing slides with images and messaging targeting the University, President Eisgruber, and the Alliance for Jewish Progressives (AJP). The Jewish Leadership Project (JLP), an independent organization, has claimed responsibility for the truck and messages.


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Students announce donation campaign for earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

Following two earthquakes — one at 7.8 magnitude and one at 7.6 magnitude — in Syria and Turkey, students have begun a donation campaign for survivors of the tragedy. Student leaders in the Turkish Student Association (TSA) emphasized the importance of a quick distribution of resources.

Following two earthquakes — one at 7.8 magnitude and one at 7.6 magnitude — in Syria and Turkey, students have begun a donation campaign for survivors of the tragedy. Student leaders in the Turkish Student Association (TSA) emphasized the importance of a quick distribution of resources.

NEWS | February 9

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Roughly a dozen Divest Princeton protesters push for ‘complete dissociation’ from fossil fuel companies

Four months after the University announced its plans to dissociate from 90 public fossil fuel companies, Divest Princeton held a demonstration in front of Blair Arch on Feb. 3, calling on the University to fully divest from fossil fuel companies and cut research funded by fossil fuel companies.

Four months after the University announced its plans to dissociate from 90 public fossil fuel companies, Divest Princeton held a demonstration in front of Blair Arch on Feb. 3, calling on the University to fully divest from fossil fuel companies and cut research funded by fossil fuel companies.

NEWS | February 6

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University announces increased minimum salary for postdocs, postdocs say it’s not enough

Fifty postdoctoral researchers marched to Nassau Hall on Sunday, delivering a letter with demands for increased support from the University. The document, backed by 400 signatories, was issued in response to the University’s recent announcement to increase minimum salaries to $65,000 a year — a figure that fell short of the postdocs’ request in a petition from January.

Fifty postdoctoral researchers marched to Nassau Hall on Sunday, delivering a letter with demands for increased support from the University. The document, backed by 400 signatories, was issued in response to the University’s recent announcement to increase minimum salaries to $65,000 a year — a figure that fell short of postdocs’ request in a petition from January.

NEWS | January 31

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‘Justice for Tyre’ march draws members of Princeton community

Princeton community members gathered in Palmer Square on Jan. 29, after body cam footage of Tyre Nichols’ killing was released. The event, hosted by Princeton Mutual Aid, included speakers, moments of silence, and a march through town in protest of police brutality.  

Princeton community members gathered in Palmer Square on Jan. 29, after body cam footage of Tyre Nichols’ killing was released. The event, hosted by Princeton Mutual Aid, included speakers, moments of silence, and a march through town in protest of police brutality.  

NEWS | January 30

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‘Solidarity is a very beautiful thing’: SPEAR students reimagine prisons, policing

The ‘Prince’ sat down with the Students for Prison Education, Abolition and Reform (SPEAR) to talk about their ongoing advocacy and recent initiatives. Last week, the group staged a demonstration in front of Frist Campus Center in which members of the organization alternated sitting in a 7x9 foot square on the pavement for 23 hours.

The ‘Prince’ sat down with the Students for Prison Education, Abolition and Reform (SPEAR) to talk about their ongoing advocacy and recent initiatives. Last week, the group staged a demonstration in front of Frist Campus Center in which members of the organization alternated sitting in a 7x9 foot square on the pavement for 23 hours.

FEATURES | November 16

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Princeton faculty, students talk 2022 midterm elections

Princeton faculty and student activists spoke to the ‘Prince’ about their research and efforts pertaining to the upcoming midterms election, which will determine party control of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Princeton faculty and student activists spoke to the ‘Prince’ about their research and efforts pertaining to the upcoming midterms election, which will determine party control of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

NEWS | November 6

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First-years with past experience with climate advocacy bring new life to Divest Princeton

Before ever stepping foot on campus, members of the Class of 2026 took action against climate change. It hasn’t taken long for these first-years to get involved with organizations like Divest Princeton: leading songs at protests, organizing their peers, and giving speeches demanding that Princeton divest from fossil fuels.

Before ever stepping foot on campus, members of the Class of 2026 took action against climate change. It hasn’t taken long for these first-years to get involved with organizations like Divest Princeton: leading songs at protests, organizing their peers, and giving speeches demanding that Princeton divest from fossil fuels.

FEATURES | October 13

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‘Having a space where we can be ourselves’: Jessica Lambert ’22 reflects on Indigenous studies, advocacy at Princeton

Jessica Lambert ’22, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation, reflects on her time at Princeton as a student activist for Native American and Indigenous communities on campus. As an Anthropology major with minors in Environmental Studies and Technology & Society, Lambert’s thesis work focused on environmental contamination on Native lands.

Jessica Lambert ’22, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation, reflects on her time at Princeton as a student activist for Native American and Indigenous communities on campus. As an Anthropology major with minors in Environmental Studies and Technology & Society, Lambert’s thesis work focused on environmental contamination on Native lands.

NEWS | October 9

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‘When I was convicted, I felt like my country hated me’: SPEAR hosts discussion on women's experiences in prison

In the interview, Cynthia Alvarado, an activist and formerly incarcerated woman, explained that education is a crucial step toward abolition and implored students to attend events like SPEAR’s to get involved with prison and criminal justice reform.

In the interview, Cynthia Alvarado, an activist and formerly incarcerated woman, explained that education is a crucial step toward abolition and implored students to attend events like SPEAR’s to get involved with prison and criminal justice reform.

NEWS | October 3

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Princeton to dissociate from 90 fossil fuel companies, including Exxon Mobil

The University announcement lists all 90 companies from which it will be divesting, all of which are “active in the thermal coal or tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry.”

The University announcement lists all 90 companies from which it will be divesting, all of which are “active in the thermal coal or tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry.”

NEWS | September 29

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South Asian Progressive Alliance raises awareness, money for floods in Pakistan

The South Asian Progressive Alliance (SAPA) held a sit-in event on Monday, Sept. 26, and organized speeches in front of Frist Campus Center to promote their goal of raising $5,000 this week for Pakistan flood relief efforts.

The South Asian Progressive Alliance (SAPA) held a sit-in event on Monday, Sept. 26, and organized speeches in front of Frist Campus Center to promote their goal of raising $5,000 this week for Pakistan flood relief efforts.

NEWS | September 27

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Congresswoman Watson Coleman among 17 members of Congress arrested at abortion rights rally

Rep. Watson Coleman, whose congressional district includes Princeton, was one of 17 members of Congress arrested in a reproductive rights protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court on July 19.

Rep. Watson Coleman, whose congressional district includes Princeton, was one of 17 members of Congress arrested in a reproductive rights protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court on July 19.

NEWS | 07/20/2022