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Robert H. Ruxin ’76, former Chairman of the Managing News Board of The Daily Princetonian, died on Sunday, July 17, at the age of 69. He passed peacefully after a six-year battle with multiple myeloma while surrounded by his family in their home in Lexington, Mass.

Robert H. Ruxin ’76, former Chairman of the Managing News Board of The Daily Princetonian, died on Sunday, July 17, at the age of 69. He passed peacefully after a six-year battle with multiple myeloma while surrounded by his family in their home in Lexington, Mass.


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'One step at a time': Andy LeRoux ’20 begins training for rowing Olympic trials

Associate Sports Editor Lizzie Evanko catches up with Andy LeRoux ’20, former member of the men’s heavyweight crew team. LeRoux is currently training to qualify for World Championships in September and hopefully the 2024 Paris Olympics. 

Associate Sports Editor Lizzie Evanko catches up with Andy LeRoux ’20, former member of the men’s heavyweight crew team. LeRoux is currently training to qualify for World Championships in September and hopefully the 2024 Paris Olympics.  

SPORTS | April 6

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Maria Ressa ’86 prevented from leaving the Philippines on her way to be honored at Princeton Alumni Day

Maria Ressa ’86 is scheduled to receive the Woodrow Wilson Award at Princeton Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 19, and to speak at a panel hosted by the University’s Program in Journalism on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Maria Ressa ’86 is scheduled to receive the Woodrow Wilson Award at Princeton Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 19, and to speak at a panel hosted by the University’s Program in Journalism on Thursday, Feb. 17.

NEWS | February 16

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Princeton responds to Xiyue Wang’s lawsuit relating to his Iranian imprisonment

In its response, formally a “motion to dismiss,” the University requested that Judge Douglas Hurd dismiss the case “without prejudice,” a legal mechanism which allows for a plaintiff to revise and refile their lawsuit.

In its response, formally a “motion to dismiss,” the University requested that Judge Douglas Hurd dismiss the case “without prejudice,” a legal mechanism which allows for a plaintiff to revise and refile their lawsuit. 

NEWS | February 8

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Eisgruber talks COVID-19, DEI, residential expansion in annual State of the University address

On Thursday, Feb. 3, President Eisgruber ’83 issued his annual State of the University letter and accompanying video, which addressed the University’s ongoing challenges with COVID-19, expansion of the University’s residential facilities, and efforts to increase the diversity of students and faculty.   

On Thursday, Feb. 3, President Eisgruber ’83 issued his annual State of the University letter and accompanying video, which addressed the University’s ongoing challenges with COVID-19, expansion of the University’s residential facilities, and efforts to increase the diversity of students and faculty.    

NEWS | February 8

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Kwesi Adofo-Mensah ’03 hired as the Minnesota Vikings’ new general manager

On Wednesday, Jan. 26, the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah ’03 as their next general manager. Adofo-Mensah was one of eight candidates for the position. 

On Wednesday, Jan. 26, the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah ’03 as their next general manager. Adofo-Mensah was one of eight candidates for the position. 

SPORTS | January 27

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University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel ’79 fired for inappropriate relationship

University of Michigan and Princeton Alumni ’79 Mark Schlissel was fired for an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate. UMich’s Board of Regents released a 118-page document containing email communications between Schlissel and the subordinate.  

University of Michigan and Princeton Alumni ’79 Mark Schlissel was fired for an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate. UMich’s Board of Regents released a 118-page document containing email communications between Schlissel and the subordinate.   

NEWS | January 25

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Three Princeton seniors and two alumni awarded Schwarzman Scholarship to study in Beijing

The five Princetonians will join a cohort of 151 students at Tsinghua University in Beijing and will pursue a one-year master’s degree in Global Affairs. The cohort includes students from 33 different countries and 106 universities.

The five Princetonians will join a cohort of 151 students at Tsinghua University in Beijing and will pursue a one-year master’s degree in Global Affairs. The cohort includes students from 33 different countries and 106 universities.

NEWS | December 23

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Planned Parenthood CEO Alexis Johnson '93 talks future of Roe v. Wade at PSRJ event

Alexis McGill Johnson ’93, the CEO of Planned Parenthood, spoke at a Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice (PSRJ) event on Thursday about her background in activism, abortion law, and the role students can play in supporting reproductive rights.

Alexis McGill Johnson ’93, the CEO of Planned Parenthood, spoke at a Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice (PSRJ) event on Thursday about her background in activism, abortion law, and the role students can play in supporting reproductive rights.

NEWS | December 16

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Wendy Kopp ’89, founder of Teach for America, named 2022 Baccalaureate speaker

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”

NEWS | November 23

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Reunions 2022 set to occur in-person, on campus

After two years of virtual Reunions, 2022 Reunions will return to an in-person and on-campus format. Kate Bellin ’02, President of the Class of 2002, which will be celebrating its 20th reunion this coming year, told The Daily Princetonian, she felt these Reunions might resemble “victory Reunions,” similar to those when soldiers returned from a war and attended Reunions for the first time.

After two years of virtual Reunions, 2022 Reunions will return to an in-person and on-campus format. Kate Bellin ’02, President of the Class of 2002, which will be celebrating its 20th reunion this coming year, told The Daily Princetonian, she felt these Reunions might resemble “victory Reunions,” similar to those when soldiers returned from a war and attended Reunions for the first time.

NEWS | November 14

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The PAW to remain independent despite changes to its relationship with the University

This most recent announcement comes a few months after a previous letter from Fisher was published in the July issue of the PAW, informing readers that the University planned to take on complete financial responsibility for the magazine without guaranteeing its continued editorial independence.

This most recent announcement comes a few months after a previous letter from Fisher was published in the July issue of the PAW, informing readers that the University planned to take on complete financial responsibility for the magazine without guaranteeing its continued editorial independence.

NEWS | November 2