On Sept. 2, President Eisgruber laid out how his administration would “combat systemic racism” — announcing plans that resemble the University’s response to the Black Justice League in 2015. With insight from the students, alumni, and stakeholders who sat on the previous iteration of committees, The Daily Princetonian unravels a convoluted story of college governance, layers upon layers of committees, and the difficulties that impede institutional change.
The Humanities Sequence is a University staple. How is it adapting to become more critical of the Western canon it teaches? HUM students and professors share their perspectives on how the course has changed direction and where it still needs to go.
As data collection for this year’s census draws to a close, focus is shifting towards the use of that data in determining electoral representation. Two Princeton-based groups, the Princeton Gerrymandering Project and Representable, are working to stop the threat of partisan redistricting, a practice commonly known as gerrymandering.
The U-Store, Tower Club, McCarter Theatre, Princeton Theological Seminary, Small World Coffee, Labyrinth Books, Jammin’ Crepes, and the Princeton Record Exchange all received loans of over $150,000. Several small business owners told the ‘Prince’ that this lifeline, while helpful, wasn’t enough.
Nineteen years ago, when Massey stood in front of a committee of white Princeton professors, waiting as they pondered his academic fate, no Black mathematician had ever been awarded tenure at an Ivy League university. When the committee was through, he had become the first.
After fleeing from Bolivia to Peru during a political uprising in November and being forced to evacuate to their homes in March due to the coronavirus, three members of the Novogratz Bridge Year Bolivia group spoke to The Daily Princetonian to discuss their unique experiences abroad and their adjustment to life back home.
“At the end of the day, someone has to do this — and who better to do this than me, a young person with no complications which could put me at a higher level of risk,” said Brad Rindos ’23, who volunteers as an EMT and ambulance driver on a 12-hour night shift each Thursday.