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Blue, green, and orange pipes stretch across the large TIGER equipment room.

As part of the University’s plan to reach net carbon neutrality by 2046, an important portion of campus energy is now being provided by a geo-exchange system, which includes a network of underground pipes, thermal energy storage tanks, and a newly constructed building called TIGER: the Thermally Integrated Geo-Exchange Resource. The Daily Princetonian took a tour of TIGER led by Energy Plant manager Ted Borer, who explained the inner workings of the system.

As part of the University’s plan to reach net carbon neutrality by 2046, an important portion of campus energy is now being provided by a geo-exchange system, which includes a network of underground pipes, thermal energy storage tanks, and a newly constructed building called TIGER: the Thermally Integrated Geo-Exchange Resource. The Daily Princetonian took a tour of TIGER led by Energy Plant manager Ted Borer, who explained the inner workings of the system.


On the left, a student gardens in a field. She is holding a box of picked plants. On the right, a student stands between two adults in front of a camper and left of a Honda Pilot. There is a forest in the background.

‘Just for the sake of doing it’: Princeton seniors reflect on unique summers funded by Dale Award

What would you do with eight weeks and $6,000? The ‘Prince’ spoke with previous recipients of the Martin A. Dale ’53 Summer Award to learn about the unique ways they spent their summers.

What would you do with eight weeks and $6,000? The ‘Prince’ spoke with previous recipients of the Martin A. Dale ’53 Summer Award to learn about the unique ways they spent their summers.

FEATURES | January 17

Metal sign reading "Pace Center" above a dorm frame in a dimly lit hall way.

The Pace Center’s mixed legacy of service, throughout the years

Since its founding in 2001, the Pace Center has been at the forefront of the University’s commitment to service. The ‘Prince’ traces its history and expanding offerings in light of criticisms about service on campus.

Since its founding in 2001, the Pace Center has been at the forefront of the University’s commitment to service. The ‘Prince’ traces its history and expanding offerings in light of criticisms about service on campus.

FEATURES | January 17

19 students pose in front of a white background. They wear casual clothing.

Students come to Princeton for study abroad too

Each year, numerous Princeton students study abroad across Princeton’s 9 partner institutions through a reciprocal agreement. But, who are the incoming exchange students on campus? The ‘Prince’ spoke with them to find out.

Each year, numerous Princeton students study abroad across Princeton’s 9 partner institutions through a reciprocal agreement. But, who are the incoming exchange students on campus? The ‘Prince’ spoke with them to find out.

FEATURES | December 20

An old man gestures to a projected image of a newspaper article titled "Protest Over Princeton's New Ethics Professor"

Students laud Peter Singer’s teaching at the end of career that has courted controversy

Singer, according to one analysis, is Princeton’s seventh most prominent professor. On the eve of his retirement, Singer and a number of his students sat down with The Daily Princetonian to discuss his prominent career in moral philosophy.

On the eve of his retirement, Singer and a number of his students sat down with The Daily Princetonian to discuss his prominent career in moral philosophy.

FEATURES | December 13

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Students walking in a line in nature. There is greenery in the foreground and background, along with a greenhouse.

A short drive from campus, seed farm promotes sustainable agriculture

A short drive from campus, The Seed Farm is a sanctuary for rare seeds, preserving the cultural heritage they contain and fostering deeper relationships between people and land.

A short drive from campus, The Seed Farm is a sanctuary for rare seeds, preserving the cultural heritage they contain and fostering deeper relationships between people and land.

FEATURES | December 10

Two people walking into a lit up building with the word "Wawa" with the word "Princeton" on a banner. Everything is very dark.

We spent 24 hours in a Wawa and wrote it all down.

The ‘Prince’ staff sat in Wawa for 24 hours, observing the rotating cast of characters who enter and exit its doors, and the stories of those who work behind its counters. Reporters switched off hour by hour, each observing a part of the Wawa tapestry.

The ‘Prince’ staff sat in Wawa for 24 hours, observing the rotating cast of characters who enter and exit its doors, and the stories of those who work behind its counters. Reporters switched off hour by hour, each observing a part of the Wawa tapestry.

FEATURES | December 9

Two people sit on a couch wearing green sweatshirts that say “Footnotes.”

Singing for the Queen and voice acting on ‘Dora:’ Two performers’ journeys to Footnotes a cappella

Rupert Peacock ’24 and Koda Gursoy ’26 might not have much in common at first glance. But what brings the two singers together is their unconventional childhood performance careers.

Rupert Peacock ’24 and Koda Gursoy ’26 might not have much in common at first glance. But what brings the two singers together is their unconventional childhood performance careers.

FEATURES | December 8

A lectern and a bunch of chairs and a door.  Brown background with sunlight streaming in.

Still no department guidelines as debate over institutional neutrality rages

While some expect academic institutions to speak out on contentious issues, others fear that in doing so, universities establish doctrines that stifle meaningful debate among members of their community.

While some expect academic institutions to speak out on contentious issues, others fear that in doing so, universities establish doctrines that stifle meaningful debate among members of their community.

FEATURES | December 4

A group of canoes on the river filled with young people in life vests. Green trees fill the background.

‘Welcome to Princeton, and welcome to the Millstone Watershed:’ Exploring Princeton’s backyard wilderness

Millstone River, whose damming created Lake Carnegie, is full of rich history and diverse ecology to explore and protect.

Millstone River, whose damming created Lake Carnegie, is full of rich history and diverse ecology to explore and protect.

FEATURES | December 3