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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 | July 20

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In wake of mass shootings, Princeton students, community rally for gun control

Following the loss of 21 lives in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Princeton students and community members have come together, advocating for gun reform and rallying for the national movement against gun violence.

Following the loss of 21 lives in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Princeton students and community members have come together, advocating for gun reform and rallying for the national movement against gun violence.

NEWS | June 21

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Princeton Committee on Palestine holds Nakba Day vigil for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Organizers gathered in front of Nassau Hall, held a Palestinian flag, and several wore keffiyehs. President of the Princeton Committee on Palestine Eric Periman ’23 spoke and invited community members to  mourn Abu Akleh’s death. 

Organizers gathered in front of Nassau Hall, held a Palestinian flag, and several wore keffiyehs. President of the Princeton Committee on Palestine Eric Periman ’23 spoke and invited community members to  mourn Abu Akleh’s death. 

NEWS | May 17

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On a 'post-Roe era': Princeton professors, alumni in Congress react to leaked SCOTUS opinion draft

As the nation grapples with the fallout of the leak, The Daily Princetonian spoke with professors in the history and politics departments and the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), as well as alumni serving in Congress, about their opinions on the draft leak.

As the nation grapples with the fallout of the leak, The Daily Princetonian spoke with professors in the history and politics departments and the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), as well as alumni serving in Congress, about their opinions on the draft leak.

NEWS | May 12

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Over 100 rally at Princeton for abortion rights after SCOTUS leak shows Roe likely to be overturned

The protest was organized by Princeton Mutual Aid (PMA) and Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice (PSRJ), with help from Unidad Latina en Acción.

The protest was organized by Princeton Mutual Aid (PMA) and Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice (PSRJ), with help from Unidad Latina en Acción.

NEWS | May 5

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Princeton, most Ivies do not disclose Russian investment holdings as some colleges divest amid war in Ukraine

The University told the ‘Prince’ that any process to consider divestment and dissociation would involve the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee. Some universities, including Yale University and the University of Michigan, have divested from Russian holdings. 

The University told the ‘Prince’ that any process to consider divestment and dissociation would involve the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee. This comes in the wake of other universities, including Yale University, divesting from Russian holdings. 

NEWS | April 6

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Singer and actress Ali Stroker speaks on disability representation on Broadway at AccessAbility Center event

Stroker, who made history in 2019 as the first wheelchair user to be nominated for and win a Tony Award, presented “Turning Limitations into Opportunities,” an original show, and discussed her experience navigating the professional musical theater world as person with a disability.

Stroker, who made history in 2019 as the first wheelchair user to be nominated for and win a Tony Award, presented “Turning Limitations into Opportunities,” an original show, and discussed her experience navigating the professional musical theater world as person with a disability.

NEWS | March 30

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Princeton students, faculty, and community demonstrate in support of Ukraine amid Russian invasion

The demonstration called for an end to the Russian invasion and included speeches from Ukrainian students whose families are impacted by the conflict.

The demonstration called for an end to the Russian invasion and included speeches from Ukrainian students whose families are impacted by the conflict.

NEWS | February 26

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Princeton Committee on Palestine protests outside CJL against University-affiliated internships in Israel

In lieu of signs with slogans, counter-demonstrators waved Israeli flags. Harshini Abbaraju ’22, one of the PCP organizers, said to the ’Prince’ that the PCP was told by the University to expect a counter-demonstration. Three free speech facilitators and two public safety officers were present.

In lieu of signs with slogans, counter-demonstrators waved Israeli flags. Harshini Abbaraju ’22, one of the PCP organizers, said to the ‘Prince’ that the PCP was told by the University to expect a counter-demonstration. Three free speech facilitators and two public safety officers were present.

NEWS | February 24

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Divest Princeton files legal complaint to N.J. Attorney General

The complaint alleges that the University has violated New Jersey state law, specifically the New Jersey Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act, by continuing to invest in fossil fuels.

The complaint alleges that the University has violated New Jersey state law, specifically the New Jersey Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act, by continuing to invest in fossil fuels.

NEWS | February 16

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Republican lawsuit that implicated Princeton Gerrymandering Project dismissed in court

​​The PGP was listed as a defendant in a recently dismissed lawsuit filed by New Jersey Republicans over the congressional map passed in a 7–6 vote by the bipartisan New Jersey Redistricting Commission (NJRC) in December.

The PGP was listed as a defendant in a recently dismissed lawsuit filed by New Jersey Republicans over the congressional map passed in a 7–6 vote by the bipartisan New Jersey Redistricting Commission (NJRC) in December.

NEWS | February 9