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The Murray Dodge Cafe 
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Murray-Dodge Café shuts down ‘until further notice,’ Coffee Club closed until Thursday

Students attributed the temporary café closures to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, which reached a semester-high before Thanksgiving break.

Students attributed the temporary café closures to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, which reached a semester-high before Thanksgiving break.

NEWS | 4 days ago

McCosh Health Center
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton increases testing frequency, limits social gatherings amid Thanksgiving COVID-19 surge

Masking guidelines will also remain in place for the remainder of the semester as campus cases increase risk status to “Moderate to High.” Students will be required to test as soon as they return to campus, and to submit two tests per week for the remainder of the semester.

Masking guidelines will also remain in place for the remainder of the semester as campus cases increase risk status to “Moderate to High.” Students will be required to test as soon as they return to campus, and to submit two tests per week for the remainder of the semester.

NEWS | November 27

Lewis Thompson Laboratory, where COVID-19 tests are processed on campus.
Daily Princetonian Staff / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton sees semester’s largest uptick in COVID cases as students depart for Thanksgiving

University-wide COVID-19 positive cases have spiked to their highest levels this semester, and multiple eating clubs reported COVID-positive attendees at events this past weekend, leading to concern among students leaving campus prior to Thanksgiving break.

University-wide COVID-19 positive cases have spiked to their highest levels this semester, and multiple eating clubs reported COVID-positive attendees at events this past weekend, leading to concern among students leaving campus prior to Thanksgiving break.

NEWS | November 23

Wendy Kopp speaks at the Annual Meeting 2012 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 26, 2012.
“Wendy Kopp - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012” by Sebastian Derungs / CC BY-SA 2.0

Wendy Kopp ’89, founder of Teach for America, named 2022 Baccalaureate speaker

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”

After graduation, Kopp founded Teach For America, a non-profit organization that focuses on combating educational inequities. The idea came from her senior thesis, “A Plan and Argument for the Creation of a National Teacher Corps.”

NEWS | November 23

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Courtesy of Tiffany King

American Studies Fellow Tiffany King discusses upcoming seminar, Black and Indigenous feminism, and land acknowledgement

King discusses her upcoming spring seminar “Black and Indigenous Feminist Survival and Experimentation in the Americas,” her work within the intersecting fields of Black, Native/Indigenous, and Feminist studies, and her 2019 book “The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies.” 

King discusses her upcoming spring seminar “Black and Indigenous Feminist Survival and Experimentation in the Americas,” her work within the intersecting fields of Black, Native/Indigenous, and Feminist studies, and her 2019 book The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies. 

NEWS | November 23

Signs on a  pedestrian crosswalk on Nassau street
Sidney Singer / The Daily Princetonian 

Multiple community members report being struck by vehicles, spurring pedestrian safety concerns

At least four people — including one undergraduate student, two graduate students, and one staff member — have been struck by cars on and around campus in the past two months. Concerns for pedestrian safety have become visible in the Princeton community lately, including at a recent CPUC meeting. 

At least four people — including one undergraduate student, two graduate students, and one staff member — have been struck by cars on and around campus in the past two months. Concerns for pedestrian safety have become visible in the Princeton community lately, including at a recent CPUC meeting. 

NEWS | November 22

Vote 100’s presentation at the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) Meeting 
Annie Rupertus/ The Daily Princetonian 

USG discusses grading and mental health referenda, 2020 voting data, and ‘Prince’ investigation into the Honor Code

The weekly meeting of the Undergraduate Student Government included discussion of two referenda to be voted on in the upcoming election, Vote 100, and The Daily Princetonian’s recent investigation into the University’s Honor Code. 

The weekly meeting of the Undergraduate Student Government included discussion of two referenda to be voted on in the upcoming election, Vote 100, and the Daily Princetonian’s recent investigation into the University’s Honor Code. 

NEWS | November 22

Angel Kuo / The Daily Princetonian

‘Bookended by a bonfire’: Tigers take home Ivy League title for first time since 2018

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

NEWS | November 22

Morrison Hall, where the Office of Admissions is located
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

Stanford announces test-optional policy for 2022–23 application cycle

“The Admission Office continues to monitor the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the college admission process during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as it relates to the availability of standardized testing,” Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to The Daily Princetonian.

“The Admission Office continues to monitor the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the college admission process during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as it relates to the availability of standardized testing,” Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to The Daily Princetonian.

NEWS | November 21

Pose star Dominique Jackson speaks with K Richardson at the Carl A. Fields Center. 
Photo courtesy of Erin Macanze ‘24

“I went through the fire, now I am the fire:” ‘Pose’ star Dominique Jackson talks self-preservation, identity for Trans remembrance week

Over time, Jackson said, she came to realize that her identity could persist without disrespecting those around her. She went on to enter the modeling industry, inspired by models like Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks to persevere in the face of adversity. Still, it was a mixed sense of pain and courage that later helped her break out into the acting industry.

Over time, Jackson said, she came to realize that her identity could persist without disrespecting those around her. She went on to enter the modeling industry, inspired by models like Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks to persevere in the face of adversity. Still, it was a mixed sense of pain and courage that later helped her break out into the acting industry.

NEWS | November 19

Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Shawn Maxam 
Angel Kuo / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton releases inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report

The report comes largely in response to a July 2020 open letter from hundreds of faculty to President Christopher Eisgruber ’83. The letter called for the University to, among 48 total demands, reform hiring practices, rename multiple campus buildings and monuments, implement widespread antiracism training, and acknowledge that the University exists on land of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation.

The report comes largely in response to a July 2020 open letter from hundreds of faculty to President Christopher Eisgruber ’83. The letter called for the University to, among 48 total demands, reform hiring practices, rename multiple campus buildings and monuments, implement widespread antiracism training, and acknowledge that the University exists on land of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation.

NEWS | November 18