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In a majority opinion penned by Princeton University alumnus Justice Samuel Alito ’72, the Supreme Court held Friday that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion. As news broke, many Princeton community members joined in the chorus of reproductive rights activists protesting the ruling across the nation, while some conservative alumni and professors lauded the decision.

In a majority opinion penned by Princeton alumnus Justice Samuel Alito ’72, the Supreme Court held Friday that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion. As news broke, many Princeton community members joined in the chorus of reproductive rights activists protesting the ruling across the nation, while some conservative alumni and professors lauded the decision.


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An open letter from members of the Princeton Swimming and Diving community on Lia Thomas’s right to swim

“As members and alumni of the Princeton swimming and diving team, we write this letter to clarify that the exclusionary and discriminatory viewpoints expressed by those swimmers do not speak for our entire community.”

“As members and alumni of the Princeton swimming and diving team, we write this letter to clarify that the exclusionary and discriminatory viewpoints expressed by those swimmers do not speak for our entire community.”

OPINION | June 21

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Princeton students, alumni, community react to University’s dismissal of classics professor

While multiple students and alumni who spoke to The Daily Princetonian expressed relief that a professor who had engaged in a relationship with an undergraduate would no longer be part of the faculty, other University community members have written publicly in disagreement with the University’s decision and in defense of Katz.

While multiple students and alumni who spoke to The Daily Princetonian expressed relief that a professor who had engaged in a relationship with an undergraduate would no longer be part of the faculty, other University community members have written publicly in disagreement with the University’s decision and in defense of Katz.

NEWS | June 20

Divest Princeton Sit-in

Faculty report recommends criteria for Princeton to evaluate companies for fossil fuel dissociation

According to the report, contributing faculty “sought to develop metrics, standards and algorithms such that they could be updated in future years and potentially translated to other industry segments.”

According to the report, contributing faculty “sought to develop metrics, standards and algorithms such that they could be updated in future years and potentially translated to other industry segments.”

NEWS | June 17

We Call BS Rally

4 years later, we are still marching for our lives

“We cannot and must not continue to ignore gun violence. If we are to imagine a more just and equitable world, then we must begin by disarming hate and finally addressing gun violence.”

“We cannot and must not continue to ignore gun violence. If we are to imagine a more just and equitable world, then we must begin by disarming hate and finally addressing gun violence.”

OPINION | June 11

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Princeton must change its room draw process. Here’s why.

The University administration ought to recognize the parts of the room draw process that are causing inconveniences, listen to its students’ suggestions, and improve room draw in future years.

The University administration ought to recognize the parts of the room draw process that are causing inconveniences, listen to its students’ suggestions, and improve room draw in future years.

OPINION | June 7

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University renames Marx Hall to honor Laura Wooten, the nation’s longest-serving election poll worker

Wooten served as a poll worker for 79 years prior to her death in 2019. She was also a member of the University’s Campus Dining staff for 27 years.

Wooten served as a poll worker for 79 years prior to her death in 2019. She was also a member of the University’s Campus Dining staff for 27 years.

NEWS | June 7

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Architecture professor fired last year blames ‘cancel culture’ as Princeton cites ‘neglect of duty’

On July 19, 2021, an eight-year saga came to a climax when Alejandro Zaera-Polo was terminated from the Princeton faculty. In the time since, the former dean of the School of Architecture has framed the story of his dismissal as a tale of “identity politics,” “academic authority,” and “codes of silence.” University administrators see it differently: The professor repeatedly failed to comply with policies, they say, and “damaged the educational interests” of students.

On July 19, 2021, an eight-year saga came to a climax when Alejandro Zaera-Polo was terminated from the Princeton faculty. In the time since, the former dean of the School of Architecture has framed the story of his dismissal as a tale of “identity politics,” “academic authority,” and “codes of silence.” University administrators see it differently: The professor repeatedly failed to comply with policies, they say, and “damaged the educational interests” of students.

NEWS | June 7

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Disabled students at Princeton and the ongoing fight for a more inclusive campus

More Princetonians have disabilities than might be outwardly visible. Having a disability impacts every part of Princeton, from academics to residential life to social life. Several students talked to The Daily Princetonian about their experiences as disabled students on a campus that wasn’t designed with their unique needs in mind.

More Princetonians have disabilities than might be outwardly visible. Having a disability impacts every part of Princeton, from academics to residential life to social life. Several students talked to The Daily Princetonian about their experiences as disabled students on a campus that wasn’t designed with their unique needs in mind.

FEATURES | June 7

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Alumni discuss national mental health crisis, failings of insurance system at Reunions panel

Panelists included Larry Arata ’82, the co-founder of the Opioid Crisis Action Network (OCAN), Carinthia Bank ’17, who works as a therapist, Jennifer Balink ’87, the executive director of Kindred Place, Neha Uberoi ’12, a psychotherapist who counsels athletes, and Oona Miller Hanson ’97, who works with young people suffering from eating disorders.

Panelists included Larry Arata ’82, the co-founder of the Opioid Crisis Action Network (OCAN), Carinthia Bank ’17, who works as a therapist, Jennifer Balink ’87, the executive director of Kindred Place, Neha Uberoi ’12, a psychotherapist who counsels athletes, and Oona Miller Hanson ’97, who works with young people suffering from eating disorders.

NEWS | June 1