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Red paint drips from the sides of a green statue of a tiger, sitting atop a brick pedestal outside of an ivy-covered building. Large trees stand in the background.

On Wednesday, May 29 at 3:40 a.m., the front of Nassau Hall was vandalized by protesters. Red paint was dumped on the tiger statues outside and the words “Tragic Accident, Genocide Denial” were spray painted in front of the steps. Princeton Israeli Apartheid Divest denied responsibility, stating that an “autonomous collective” carried out the action.

On Wednesday, May 29 at 3:40 a.m., the front of Nassau Hall was vandalized by protesters. Red paint was dumped on the tiger statues outside and the words “Tragic Accident, Genocide Denial” were spray painted in front of the steps. Princeton Israeli Apartheid Divest denied responsibility, stating that an “autonomous collective” carried out the action.


Black umbrella in the foreground that reads: "End the silence. Ceasefire now." Protest crowd in the background.

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 | 5 days ago

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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 | 5 days ago

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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

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Princeton High School students walk out in support of ‘Gaza Solidarity Encampment’

On the 15th day of the ‘Gaza Solidarity Encampment’ and the seventh day of an associated hunger strike, students at Princeton High School walked out of school to the sit-in site at Cannon Green.

On the 15th day of the ‘Gaza Solidarity Encampment’ and the seventh day of an associated hunger strike, students at Princeton High School walked out of school to the sit-in site at Cannon Green.

NEWS | May 10

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Students claim meeting with Eisgruber was unproductive, hunger strike will continue

On May 6, a small group of protesters met with University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, Dean of the Graduate School Rodney Priestley, and Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs Amaney Jamal to discuss the demands of the ongoing sit-in on Cannon Green. According to protesters, the meeting was unproductive, and the hunger strike will continue.

On May 6, a small group of protesters met with University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, Dean of the Graduate School Rodney Priestley, and Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs Amaney Jamal to discuss the demands of the ongoing sit-in on Cannon Green. According to protesters, the meeting was unproductive, and the hunger strike will continue.

NEWS | May 6