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Less than 24 hours before Commencement on May 28, Khari Franklin ’24 and Jordan Johnson ’24 were told that their degrees would be held pending a disciplinary investigation, which has since been closed. Both Franklin and Johnson received their degrees on June 6.

Less than 24 hours before Commencement on May 28, Khari Franklin ’24 and Jordan Johnson ’24 were told that their degrees would be held pending a disciplinary investigation, which has since been closed. Both Franklin and Johnson received their degrees on June 6.


In the foreground, a lamp pole with a Palestinian flag next to it. In the background, a large number of protesters holding signs surrounding a parade route. In the far background, a gray stone building that is Whitman College and a green tree.

University to hold the degrees of two seniors present at Eisgruber’s Reunions talk

Two seniors will not receive their degrees on Tuesday pending a disciplinary investigation into their involvement at a May 25 protest during an address by President Eisgruber. One of the seniors alleges that the two of them were not involved in the protest inside Richardson auditorium and opted to exit the room as the protest escalated.

Two seniors will not receive their degrees on Tuesday pending a disciplinary investigation into their involvement at a May 25 protest during an address by President Eisgruber. One of the seniors alleges that the two of them were not involved in the protest inside Richardson auditorium and opted to exit the room as the protest escalated.

NEWS | May 28

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Princeton sues Department of Education, alleging noncompliance with records request

The lawsuit is a new development in an ongoing dispute between the DoE and the University that concerns a Title VI investigation which started in September 2020 and ended in January 2021.

The lawsuit is a new development in an ongoing dispute between the DoE and the University that concerns a Title VI investigation that started in September 2020 and ended in January 2021.

NEWS | May 25

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Pro-Palestine protesters briefly obstruct P-Rade, continues as normal

On Saturday, May 25 about 30 pro-Palestinian protesters briefly disrupted the P-Rade. This was met with both annoyance and support from various alumni, and the P-Rade proceeded as usual.

On Saturday, May 25, about 30 pro-Palestinian protesters briefly disrupted the P-Rade. This was met with both annoyance and support from various alumni, and the P-Rade proceeded as usual.

NEWS | May 25

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Discussions on divestment from Israel continue as arrested students return to campus

Students organizing with Princeton Israeli Apartheid Divest (PIAD) met with the Resources Committee of the Council of the Princeton University Committee (CPUC) the afternoon of Thursday, May 23, and welcomed students arrested for pro-Palestine activism back onto campus this week as the school year draws to a close.

Students organizing with Princeton Israeli Apartheid Divest (PIAD) met with the Resources Committee of the Council of the Princeton University Committee (CPUC) the afternoon of Thursday, May 23, and welcomed students arrested for pro-Palestine activism back onto campus this week as the school year draws to a close.

NEWS | May 24

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VP Catalano under fire: Calls for GSG resignation grow amid union backing controversy

At a special meeting held by the Graduate Student Government on May 21, GSG Vice President Christopher Catalano was heavily criticized for sending an unauthorized email supporting unionization to the gsg-global listserv. Several students called for his resignation. 

At a special meeting held by the Graduate Student Government on May 21, GSG Vice President Christopher Catalano was heavily criticized for sending an unauthorized email supporting unionization to the gsg-global listserv. Several students called for his resignation.

NEWS | May 24

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Leading with ‘humor, humility, and humanity’: Dolan reflects on nine years as Dean of the College

The Daily Princetonian sat down with Dean Dolan and several of her closest colleagues to discuss her trailblazing work as an academic, transformation into an administrator, and responses to the hot-button issues that have defined her tenure.

The Daily Princetonian sat down with Dean Dolan and several of her closest colleagues to discuss her trailblazing work as an academic, transformation into an administrator, and responses to the hot-button issues that have defined her tenure.

NEWS | May 17

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Live updates: Protesters issued warning to clear camp on Monday, no timeline set

On its eighteenth day, the “Gaza Solidarity Encampment” is breaking up. The movement follows a campus message from President Eisgruber last night, which called on protesters to clear Cannon Green in preparation for end of year event.

On its eighteenth day, the “Gaza Solidarity Encampment” is breaking up. The movement follows a campus message from President Eisgruber last night, which called on protesters to clear Cannon Green in preparation for end of year event.

NEWS | May 14

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Eisgruber says protesters must clear encampment, divestment to be formally considered

In a campus message, University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 announced that protesters must clear Cannon Green, but gave no specific deadline. He also announced that the CPUC’s Resources Committee will meet on Tuesday to formally consider divestment from Israel.

In a campus message, University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 announced that protesters must clear Cannon Green, but gave no specific deadline. He also announced that the CPUC’s Resources Committee will meet on Tuesday to formally consider divestment from Israel.

NEWS | May 13

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Hunger strikers trade off with new participants after nine days

After nine days of hunger striking in solidarity with Palestine, the 13 participating students ended their strike. Seven other undergraduates have taken their place, beginning a new iteration of the strike.

After nine days of hunger striking in solidarity with Palestine, the 13 participating students ended their strike. Seven other undergraduates have taken their place, beginning a new iteration of the strike.

NEWS | May 13

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Special faculty meeting will consider proposal regarding student discipline and free speech

University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 has called a special meeting of the faculty for May 20, following a faculty proposal regarding “the granting of amnesty to students and other university affiliates involved in peaceful free speech and assembly for justice in Palestine.”

University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 has called a special meeting of the faculty for May 20, following a faculty proposal regarding “the granting of amnesty to students and other university affiliates involved in peaceful free speech and assembly for justice in Palestine.”

NEWS | May 12