Dean of the College Jill Dolan announced that all students, save those who met the “strictest criteria” of need, had to return home and stay there. Missing from Dolan’s definition of need were students whose households endanger their safety and well-being. In recent weeks, such students have found themselves reeling — and relying on each other for support.
Three weeks and a pandemic ago, Bojan Lazarevic ’20 kept a regimented daily checklist. Do my fruit flies have enough food in their vials? Is their food too dry? Too wet? Are the flies healthy? Are they laying eggs? Then arrived the COVID-19 pandemic. And suddenly — like arts performances, like campus traffic, like study abroad programs — Lazarevic’s work came to a full stop.
“I think theater just has, will, and always will be the space for us to be considering our togetherness and healing the wounds of separation,” Alvarez said.
“Really the best thing for everyone in the family would have been for me to stay put,” said Alonso Perez-Putnam ’21, of Princeton in Cuba. “But Princeton doesn’t see it that way”
To walk through campus two weekends ago meant coming face to face with the mark of college students forced out in a hurry — and determined to make the most of their last few days.
Forced to monitor the evolving crises both in the United States and abroad, international students continue to grapple with unanswered questions, most pressingly whether they can and should stay on campus.
A day in the lab doesn’t only help scientists understand more about human interactions and how our brains develop and learn. It provides them as well with the joyful privilege of interacting with Princeton’s littlest tigers.
A point of pride for “Princeton for Bernie”: they’re the fastest growing campaign infrastructure on campus. “Everyone else seems to be dissolving,” Wittekind ’22 said.
It took them 18 months and surprisingly few obstacles. By intersession 2020, they’d pieced together Princeton’s first international Tiger Trek, modeled off of pre-existing New York City and Silicon Valley Tiger Treks. The weeklong trip offered 18 students and two chaperones the opportunity to travel to Israel in an attempt to understand how the country’s political climate, culture, and other institutions contribute to creating such an expansive tech ecosystem in such a small space.
New women’s basketball head coach Carla Berube has racked up a considerable — if clunky — list of accolades. She isn’t happy yet. “I think,” she said, “that I’m a work in progress.”
“I have seen some of the best spokespeople in my years consist of individuals who are great leaders,” said Anthony Clark Arend, a former professor of Chang’s at Georgetown. “Ben is one.”
Scarlet is precocious. At just 12 years old, she’s four months into her first year at the University. She has curly, sandy-colored hair, loves her roommate, K Stiefel ’20, and lives in the Pink House at 99 Alexander Street. Scarlet also has four legs, loves playing catch, and serves as Stiefel’s emotional support animal (ESA).
In 1969, a group of female undergraduates arrived on Princeton’s campus. In 1973, they became the first women to graduate from the University. This is the first installation in a series commemorating 50 years of women at Princeton; each article will chronicle the experience of one woman from the Class of 1973 and one from the Class of 2023.
The Daily Princetonian spoke with members of 10 varsity athletic teams about their music selection during games, warmups, practices, and in the locker room. Whether for a sport played on a field, on a court, on the ice, or in the water, each team follows its own unique traditions and must-play songs.
“Honestly,“ said Audrey Pang ’05, “I never thought it would take 15 years for there to be another girl wrestling for Princeton.”