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Eating clubs prepare for partially in-person Street Week

Clubs are using a hybrid format to host Bicker in line with University regulations — including the rule which currently limits in-person social gatherings to under 20 students.

Clubs are using a hybrid format to host Bicker in line with University regulations — including the rule which currently limits in-person social gatherings to under 20 students.

NEWS | January 23

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Students testing positive for COVID-19 may be asked to isolate in their own dorms

Priority for isolation housing will be given to students with roommates, as the University anticipates that the “need for isolation space will exceed the capacity of the University’s designated isolation facilities,” according to an email from University Health Services.

Priority for isolation housing will be given to students with roommates, as the University anticipates that the “need for isolation space will exceed the capacity of the University’s designated isolation facilities,” according to an email from University Health Services.

NEWS | January 23

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Association of Black Seminarians calls for renaming of Princeton Theological Seminary chapel

The association hosted a demonstration on the steps of the Miller Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The chapel is currently named after an influential PTS figure, Samuel Miller, who was a slaveowner.

The association hosted a demonstration on the steps of the Miller Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The chapel is currently named after an influential PTS figure, Samuel Miller, who was a slaveowner.

NEWS | January 20

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Two Princeton seniors, one Oxford student named 2022 Sachs Scholars

Princeton seniors Nathnael Mengistie ’22 and Sydney Hughes ’22, as well as University of Oxford graduate student Elise Doumergue, are among the 2022 Sachs Scholarship recipients.

Princeton seniors Nathnael Mengistie ’22 and Sydney Hughes ’22, as well as University of Oxford graduate student Elise Doumergue, are among the 2022 Sachs Scholarship recipients.

NEWS | January 19

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs with Double Sights

Eisgruber defends SPIA Dean Jamal amid POCC criticism of statement on Rittenhouse verdict

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”

NEWS | January 19

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After virtual town hall, some graduate students push back on University's COVID-19 plans

In the town hall, University administrators re-emphasized that classes will not have an option to move to a virtual or hybrid format, despite an expected rise in COVID-19 cases as undergraduate students return to campus.

In the town hall, University administrators re-emphasized that classes will not have an option to move to a virtual or hybrid format, despite an expected rise in COVID-19 cases as undergraduate students return to campus.

NEWS | January 15

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Travel guidelines lifted for undergraduate students to allow domestic travel outside Mercer County and Plainsboro

The announcement cited “a welcome decrease in the spread of COVID-19” in communities outside Princeton. University-sanctioned travel guidelines will remain in place, with international travel still prohibited for undergraduates. 

The announcement cited “a welcome decrease in the spread of COVID-19” in communities outside Princeton. University-sanctioned travel guidelines will remain in place, with international travel still prohibited for undergraduates. 

NEWS | January 15

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Isolation for vaccinated students reduced to 5-day minimum in COVID-19 policy update

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

NEWS | January 13

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Cases among faculty, staff, undergraduates rise ahead of students’ return to campus

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

NEWS | January 12

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Town Council announces indoor mask mandate effective Jan. 13

The town of Princeton announced the re-implementation of the indoor mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This policy change comes in the wake of rising cases in the town of Princeton and in the state, as the omicron variant reaches its surge.

The town of Princeton announced the re-implementation of the indoor mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This policy change comes in the wake of rising cases in the town of Princeton and in the state, as the omicron variant reaches its surge.

NEWS | January 12

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Graduate student Xiyue Wang sues Princeton over actions during his Iranian imprisonment

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14. In an email to the 'Prince,' Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss said, “We are surprised and disappointed by this complaint and believe it is without merit.”

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14.

NEWS | January 12

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University administrators discuss return to campus and COVID-19 protocols during Town Hall

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.

NEWS | January 5

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Princeton recommends some staff work remotely until Jan. 31 as cases rise among faculty and staff

The overall campus positivity rate currently sits at just over 5 percent for the week of Dec. 25-31 and the campus risk status has been elevated to “High,” according to the University dashboard.

The overall campus positivity rate currently sits at just over 5 percent for the week of Dec. 25-31 and the campus risk status has been elevated to “High,” according to the University dashboard.

NEWS | January 5

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Princeton postpones arrival date for Spring 2022, prohibits travel outside Mercer County and Plainsboro

Arrival to campus will be staggered between Jan. 14 and Jan. 23. From Jan. 8 to mid-February, students will be prohibited from traveling outside Mercer County and Plainsboro Township, unless under “extraordinary circumstances.” Wintersession 2022 will proceed with modifications.

Arrival to campus will be staggered between Jan. 14 and Jan. 23. From Jan. 8 to mid-February, students will be prohibited from traveling outside Mercer County and Plainsboro Township, unless under “extraordinary circumstances.” Wintersession 2022 will proceed with modifications.

NEWS | December 27

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Three Princeton seniors and two alumni awarded Schwarzman Scholarship to study in Beijing

The five Princetonians will join a cohort of 151 students at Tsinghua University in Beijing and will pursue a one-year master’s degree in Global Affairs. The cohort includes students from 33 different countries and 106 universities.

The five Princetonians will join a cohort of 151 students at Tsinghua University in Beijing and will pursue a one-year master’s degree in Global Affairs. The cohort includes students from 33 different countries and 106 universities.

NEWS | December 23

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Princeton names 14 SINSI Scholars in program’s 15th year

“Once again, we had a spectacular group of candidates, deeply committed to service here and in their home communities. Their range of interests and experiences will be of great value to the federal government,” Co-Directors of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative Frederick Barton and Kathryn Lunney said in the SPIA announcement.

“Once again, we had a spectacular group of candidates, deeply committed to service here and in their home communities. Their range of interests and experiences will be of great value to the federal government,” Co-Directors of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative Frederick Barton and Kathryn Lunney said in the SPIA announcement.

NEWS | December 23

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COVID-19 cases rise on campus, as peer institutions announce Spring 2022 plans

“As peer institutions like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford make decisions regarding the beginning of the spring semester, Princeton has yet to make any formal announcements about delaying the start of courses or making instruction remote.”

“As peer institutions like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford make decisions regarding the beginning of the spring semester, Princeton has yet to make any formal announcements about delaying the start of courses or making instruction remote.” 

NEWS | December 23