Twenty undergraduates are working with the Carl A. Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding to engage the University’s student body in critical conversations about equity and inclusion on campus.
Margaret Bertasi ’14 doesn’t want to hear about her size. The five-foot-nine, first team All-Ivy League honoree helped Princeton women’s open weight rowing to 2013 and 2014 Ivy League titles. She’s represented the United States as a member of five separate national teams. She just returned from Linz-Ottensheim, Austria a world champion.
Last month, Morgan Harper GS ’10 launched her campaign for Congress, challenging Democratic incumbent Congresswoman Joyce Beatty. Harper’s platform centers around financial stability, including proposals tuition-free public college, a federal minimum wage increase, and Medicare for All.
In February of this year, Sibley sent an email to residential college listservs with the subject line “Don’t Be Me. Graduate on Time!” Sibley warned readers about the dangers of too much screen time and offered suggestions for preserving your vision, including inverting the display colors on your computer and following the 20-20-20 rule: for every twenty minutes of staring at a screen, look twenty feet away for twenty seconds.
Diana Chao ’21 founded a global nonprofit called Letters to Strangers when she was just a sophomore in high school. Now there are over 20 chapters of the organization in over 10 countries, with one chapter here at the University.
Ron Miasnik ’22 and Daniella Cohen ’22 planned the first international TigerTrek. Over Intersession 2020, 15 students will travel to Israel, the nation with the most venture capitalist funding per capita of any country in the world. Participants will spend a week exploring both the entrepreneurial and cultural aspects of Israeli life. Program participants will be selected at the beginning of next school year.
Women’s basketball senior forward Sydney Jordan is excelling on and off of the court. She is the first women’s basketball player to be a recipient of the Pyne Honor Prize, she participates in many extracurriculars outside of basketball, and she has been a participant of the national social movement of athletes kneeling during the national anthem.
Canada Goose’s symbolism, not only of wealth and status but of wealth and status as requirements for acceptance to the larger Princeton social scene, feeds into both its popularity and its disrepute. The intensity to which wealth is ridiculed in these memes, memes often made and shared by Canada Goose owners themselves, also points to a layer of self awareness, or perhaps just hypocrisy.
Turning Point USA is a political organization that advocates for issues related to personal liberty, ranging from free speech to gun control. The University chapter has been met with both support and pushback from students.
Since its formation, Integrated Science Curriculum has undergone several subtle changes, the most notable being the elimination of the two-year sequence and the addition of two 300-level courses for upperclassmen, according to Professor of Physics Joshua Shaevitz.ISC Curriculum ChangesThe change in curriculum largely came about in response to student comments, Shaevitz said.The original two-year sequence consisted of an intensive double course in physics and chemistry in the first year with a bit of biology motivation, and then a single, less intensive course in the second year covering molecular biology, biochemistry and organic chemistry, using tools developed in the first year, he explained.For the students who completed the two-year track, it was very successful, he said.