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‘On a Gaza genocide’ event featuring Finkelstein GS ’87 draws hundreds

On March 21, author Norman Finkelstein GS ’87 and journalist Chris Hedges gave a talk titled “On the Gaza Genocide" in McCosh Hall 50, drawing over 300 attendees. Finkelstein’s critical views towards Israel have drawn controversy over the years.

On March 21, author Norman Finkelstein GS ’87 and journalist Chris Hedges gave a talk titled “On the Gaza Genocide" in McCosh Hall 50, drawing over 300 attendees. Finkelstein’s critical views towards Israel have drawn controversy over the years.

NEWS | March 22

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‘Life is not always fair, especially for leaders’: former presidents, alumni say Gay resignation was reasonable

The ‘Prince’ spoke to three Princeton alumni who have served in top administrative roles at other universities, including as presidents. Their responses to Gay’s resignation cite factors including plagiarism standards and political attacks on higher education, with all agreeing that Gay’s resignation was ultimately justified.

The ‘Prince’ spoke to three Princeton alumni who have served in top administrative roles at other universities, including as presidents. Their responses to Gay’s resignation cite factors including plagiarism standards and political attacks on higher education, with all agreeing that Gay’s resignation was ultimately justified.

NEWS | January 29

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Princeton settles out of court with former grad student held in Iran

On Aug. 1, the University settled a lawsuit filed by Xiyue Wang and his wife Hua Qu GS ’21. Wang was detained in Iran for three years, after having traveled there for research. He alleged "irreparable harm" resulting from the University's "reckless willful, wanton, and grossly negligent acts."

On Aug. 1, the University settled a lawsuit filed by Xiyue Wang and his wife Hua Qu GS ’21. Wang was detained in Iran for three years, after having traveled there for research. He alleged "irreparable harm" resulting from the University's "reckless willful, wanton, and grossly negligent acts."

NEWS | September 19

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Prominent AI fairness advocates among Princeton AI luminaries

University computer science professor Arvind Narayanan, graduate student at the Center for Information Technology Policy Sayash Kapoor, Anthropic CEO Dario Amodei GS ’11, Stanford computer science professor Dr. Fei-Fei Li ’99, and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt ’76 have all been honored as among 100 of the most influential individuals shaping the developments and dialogue surrounding AI.

University computer science professor Arvind Narayanan, graduate student at the Center for Information Technology Policy Sayash Kapoor, Anthropic CEO Dario Amodei GS ’11, Stanford computer science professor Dr. Fei-Fei Li ’99, and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt ’76 have all been honored as among 100 of the most influential individuals shaping the developments and dialogue surrounding AI.

NEWS | September 15

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Giberson ’23 pleads guilty to civil disorder in connection to Capitol riot

Recent graduate Larry Giberson was charged in March with six counts of civil disorder, and originally pleaded not guilty in April. He will receive his sentence in November.

Recent graduate Larry Giberson was charged in March with six counts of civil disorder, and originally pleaded not guilty in April. He will receive his sentence in November.

NEWS | July 31

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Princeton grad’s AI detection start-up launches, builds features to address false positives

GPTZero, created by Edward Tian ’23 out of a senior thesis project, is designed to distinguish between human and AI-written text. Since his initial version went viral last winter, large language models like ChatGPT have progressed. Tian, along with fellow Princeton graduates and current undergraduates, have been working to continuously improve GPTZero’s features in response.

GPTZero, created by Edward Tian ’23 out of a senior thesis project, is designed to distinguish between human and AI-written text. Since his initial version went viral last winter, large language models like ChatGPT have progressed. Tian, along with fellow Princeton graduates and current undergraduates, have been working to continuously improve GPTZero’s features in response.

NEWS | July 27

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50 years of coeducation: in the words of the women of the Class of 1973

Six women from the Class of 1973 spoke with the ‘Prince’ on being a part of the first four-year class of women at the University and reflected on their generally positive experience as students. 

Six women from the Class of 1973 spoke with the ‘Prince’ on being a part of the first four-year class of women at the University and reflected on their generally positive experience as students.

NEWS | 05/25/2023

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Fierce civil rights advocate at Princeton and beyond, Hodding Carter III ’57 dies at 88

Hodding Carter III ’57 was a prominent journalist before becoming spokesman for the State Department during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. He would later serve as University trustee. 

Hodding Carter III ’57 was a prominent journalist before becoming spokesman for the State Department during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. He would later serve as University trustee. 

NEWS | 05/13/2023

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An eternal optimist: pro-tennis player Matija Pecotić ’13 makes a comeback at the Delray Beach Open

“I’ve always had this question inside of like, how far can I keep taking this,” said Matija Pecotić ’13, who at 33 years old defeated former top-ten singles player, Jack Sock, at the Delray Beach Open in his first-ever Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) main draw match. 

“I’ve always had this question inside of like, how far can I keep taking this,” said Matija Pecotić ’13, who at 33 years old defeated former top-ten singles player, Jack Sock, at the Delray Beach Open in his first-ever Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) main draw match. 

SPORTS | 02/21/2023

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‘She’s one of the greatest ever to play in the Ivy League’: Bella Alarie ’20 retires from professional basketball

“Though I will no longer be on the court, I look forward to this new period of my career as I explore opportunities on the business side of sports and the game I’ve always loved.” 

“Though I will no longer be on the court, I look forward to this new period of my career as I explore opportunities on the business side of sports and the game I’ve always loved.” 

SPORTS | 02/07/2023

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Jesse Marsch ’96 sacked as Leeds United head coach after a string of bad results

Marsch was relieved of his duties as Leeds United manager Monday morning. The club had not won a Premier League game since November and currently sits at 17th place in the table.

Marsch was relieved of his duties as Leeds United manager Monday morning. The club had not won a Premier League game since November and currently sits at 17th place in the table.

SPORTS | 02/06/2023