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The Prospect: Year in Review 2022

As the year comes to a close, we look back on the article, reviews, essays and more that capture the joint exploration and interrogation of our art and our lives as we pushed through towards 2023.

As the year comes to a close, we look back on the article, reviews, essays and more that capture the joint exploration and interrogation of our art and our lives as we pushed through towards 2023.

THE PROSPECT | December 30

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‘It’s all I ever wanted to do, sit with language’: Q&A with Translator in Residence Saskia Vogel

“It’s nice to feel like this, to have a sense of purpose. I think storytelling has always been my through-line. Linnea was talking about how language itself isn’t a home. It's what you make of language that makes language a home.”

“It’s nice to feel like this, to have a sense of purpose. I think storytelling has always been my through-line. Linnea was talking about how language itself isn’t a home. It's what you make of language that makes language a home.”

THE PROSPECT | December 7

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At Planted Plate, original vegan dishes and reinvented classics unite

Senior writer for The Prospect Albert Lee reviews Planted Plate, a vegan restaurant on Spring Street, and finds that it “offers a fun and eclectic perspective on vegan cuisine, with options for both first-timers and adventurous plant-based foodies.”

Senior writer for The Prospect Albert Lee reviews Planted Plate, a vegan restaurant on Spring Street, and finds that it “offers a fun and eclectic perspective on vegan cuisine, with options for both first-timers and adventurous plant-based foodies.”

THE PROSPECT | November 15

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Students reflect on first two months of Pay with Points program

Contributing Writer for The Prospect Sofiia Shapovalova interviewed several members of the Classes of 2025 and 2026 about their opinions on the new Paw Points Initiative connected to the unlimited meal plan.

Contributing Writer for The Prospect Sofiia Shapovalova interviewed several members of the Classes of 2025 and 2026 about their opinions on the new Paw Points Initiative connected to the unlimited meal plan.

THE PROSPECT | November 6

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A graduate student’s guide to group fitness

“There are many reasons to attend group fitness classes offered through Campus Rec. Importantly, they are fun and free for students. Because group fitness classes are at a set time, they add some structure to your life, which is especially important in during post-general-exam life.”

“There are many reasons to attend group fitness classes offered through Campus Rec. Importantly, they are fun and free for students. Because group fitness classes are at a set time, they add some structure to your life, which is especially important in during post-general-exam life.”

THE PROSPECT | October 23

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Haikus by Princetonians: Dr. Mayumi Itoh’s haiku workshop returns to Frist

“Because haikus have such a dependence on the writer’s surroundings, several students presented poetry that differed dramatically from that showcased in the in-person sessions. The students were experiencing the seasons differently than they would at Princeton, which was reflected in their writing.”

“Because haikus have such a dependence on the writer’s surroundings, several students presented poetry that differed dramatically from that showcased in the in-person sessions. The students were experiencing the seasons differently than they would at Princeton, which was reflected in their writing.”

THE PROSPECT | September 29

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All eyes on Soonja’s Cuisine, where traditional Korean dishes offer an underrated taste

Contributing writer for The Prospect Russell Fan reviews Soonja’s Cuisine, a Korean restaurant off the beaten path — on Alexander Street.

Contributing writer for The Prospect Russell Fan reviews Soonja’s Cuisine, a Korean restaurant off the beaten path — on Alexander Street.

THE PROSPECT | September 27

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Nassau Street welcomes slate of new restaurants

With a new academic year, comes new restaurants sprouting around Princeton. Here are a few that have recently opened (or are soon to open!) in town, just in time for that time of year when you start craving something — anything — other than dining hall food.

With a new academic year, comes new restaurants sprouting around Princeton. Here are a few that have recently opened (or are soon to open!) in town, just in time for that time of year when you start craving something — anything — other than dining hall food.

THE PROSPECT | September 23

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Sexpert: Finding love in college

The Sexpert is back! In this month’s column, they tackle the trials and tribulations of dating in college and give some advice on how to approach relationships as a first-year student.

The Sexpert is back! In this month’s column, they tackle the trials and tribulations of dating in college and give some advice on how to approach relationships as a first-year student.

THE PROSPECT | September 7

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Signing off: Reflections on the email monogram

“At times, due to its vast range of applications and correspondents, learning the craft of email often feels like learning how to code switch online, perhaps more so than any other form of digital communication.” For The Prospect, Head Editor Emerita Cameron Lee examines her professors’ use of monograms in their email signatures.

“At times, due to its vast range of applications and correspondents, learning the craft of email often feels like learning how to code switch online, perhaps more so than any other form of digital communication.” For The Prospect, Head Editor Emerita Cameron Lee examines her professors’ use of monograms in their email signatures.

THE PROSPECT | May 11

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On the record with Jhumpa Lahiri: translation, transformation, love for Italian, and a move to Barnard

In anticipation of her new collection of essays, “Translating Myself and Others,” Jhumpa Lahiri sat down with Staff Writer for The Prospect Maria Khartchenko for an interview with The Daily Princetonian.

In anticipation of her new collection of essays, “Translating Myself and Others,” Jhumpa Lahiri sat down with Staff Writer for The Prospect Maria Khartchenko for an interview with The Daily Princetonian.

THE PROSPECT | April 29

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Lawnparties student opener Q&A: Strawberry Milk is ready for their second gig

On April 19, newly formed rock band Strawberry Milk was announced as the student opener for Lawnparties Spring 2022. The Daily Princetonian sat down with the group for a Q&A ahead of Sunday.

On April 19, newly formed rock band Strawberry Milk was announced as the student opener for Lawnparties Spring 2022. The Daily Princetonian sat down with the group for a Q&A ahead of Sunday.

THE PROSPECT | April 22

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On proms, past and present

“The sights and sounds of a high school dance bumped up against the walls of the mansion as contemporary music clashed with nineteenth-century architecture. Welcome to Redemption Prom.”

“The sights and sounds of a high school dance bumped up against the walls of the mansion as contemporary music clashed with nineteenth-century architecture. Welcome to Redemption Prom.”

THE PROSPECT | April 17