Follow us on Instagram
Try our latest crossword

News

jordan and ilana.png

Comedian Ilana Glazer performs stand up, talks comedy, identity, and success with Jordan Salama ’19

Ilana Glazer performed a stand-up set for Princeton students and community members on Wednesday night before moving to a conversation on comedy and more with recent alumnus Jordan Salama.

Ilana Glazer performed a stand-up set for Princeton students and community members on Wednesday before moving to a conversation on comedy and more with recent alumnus Jordan Salama.

NEWS | September 22

The Wolves Previews

McCarter Theatre Center shifts to ‘mask optional,’ lifting long-standing COVID-19 mandate

McCarter’s newly relaxed COVID-19 guidelines went into effect for audiences last week. The theater’s current production of “The Wolves” is the first to be performed to unmasked audience members since 2020.

McCarter’s newly relaxed COVID-19 guidelines went into effect for audiences last week. The theater’s current production of “The Wolves” is the first to be performed to unmasked audience members since 2020.

NEWS | September 22

USG on Zoom

Blockbuster mental health report recommends increasing CPS funding, access to 24/7 counseling

The report, created and published by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), the Office of Campus Life, and University Health Services (UHS), listed 32 recommendations within four areas of interest. 

The report, created and published by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), the Office of Campus Life, and University Health Services (UHS), listed 32 recommendations within four areas of interest. 

NEWS | September 22

cannon club Candace Do (1).jpg

University considers piloting new upperclass dining program that could raise tuition, expand options

Under the current iteration of one proposal, students would have five swipes per week to use in any dining institution on campus — including dining halls, co-ops, and eating clubs — in addition to the meal plans they might already have at any of those institutions. 

Under the current iteration of one proposal, students would have five swipes per week to use in any dining institution on campus — including dining halls, co-ops, and eating clubs — in addition to the meal plans they might already have at any of those institutions. 

NEWS | September 22

ADVERTISEMENT
NaturalizationCeremony091722_0057--3--3000x1688px.jpg

'You are now the stewards of the U.S.': 30 Princeton community members become naturalized citizens at SPIA

Thirty people from the Princeton-area took the Oath of Allegiance on Sept. 17 to become naturalized citizens of the United States.

Thirty people from the Princeton-area took the Oath of Allegiance on Sept. 17 to become naturalized citizens of the United States.

NEWS | September 20

IMG_7133 (1).jpg

Anonymous apps Fizz, Sidechat compete for students’ attention

The two apps have recruited students to promote their respective apps by offering free merchandise, such as hats, t-shirts, or money to those who post about them on social media. 

The two apps have recruited students to promote their respective apps by offering free merchandise, such as hats, t-shirts, or money to those who post about them on social media. 

NEWS | September 20

Frist

CPUC discusses ongoing construction, mental health in first meeting of the fall

University officials answered questions regarding concerns about navigating campus amid extensive construction, and both administrators and University Student Government representatives discussed USG’s new mental health report. 

University officials answered questions regarding concerns about navigating campus amid extensive construction, and both administrators and University Student Government representatives discussed USG’s new mental health report. 

NEWS | September 19

mayu_usg.jpeg

USG Reform Project proposes change to referendum process

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate met on Sunday, Sept. 18, and reviewed a proposed referendum reform, voted on a requirement for certain senate members to serve on core committees, and heard an update from the Mental Health Resources working group.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate met on Sunday, Sept. 18, and reviewed a proposed referendum reform, voted on a requirement for certain senate members to serve on core committees, and heard an update from the Mental Health Resources working group.

NEWS | September 19

frick chem lab Candace Do DP.jpg

Sorensen Lab spearheads shortened synthesis of molecule with promising potential for cancer treatment

Dr. Erik Sorenson and John Hoskin, researchers at the Sorenson Lab, published a paper detailing their original procedure to streamline the synthesis of pleurotin, a complex molecule with potential applications as an antibiotic or tumor-inhibiting drug.

Dr. Erik Sorenson and John Hoskin, researchers at the Sorenson Lab, published a paper detailing their original procedure to streamline the synthesis of pleurotin, a complex molecule with potential applications as an antibiotic or tumor-inhibiting drug.

NEWS | September 15

 Blossoms in Pyne

Mercer County discloses cause of death of Princeton staff member who died on campus Tuesday

Julie Willmot, Director of Communications for Mercer County, disclosed the cause of death in an email to The Daily Princetonian on Thursday.

Julie Willmot, Director of Communications for Mercer County, disclosed the cause of death in an email to The Daily Princetonian on Thursday.

NEWS | September 15

witherspoon photo.jpg

Witherspoon St. construction to finish by late fall, town council members say

Assistant Municipal Engineer Jim Purcell and several town councilmembers provided updates on the ongoing construction projects in Princeton, including work on Witherspoon Street and the Graduate Hotel.

Assistant Municipal Engineer Jim Purcell and several town councilmembers provided updates on the ongoing construction projects in Princeton, including work on Witherspoon Street and the Graduate Hotel.

NEWS | September 14

20 Nassau Jammin

Students, local vendors react to early weeks of Pay with Points dining program

“As a student on financial aid, I feel like [Pay with Points] was really helpful for me to go out on [Nassau Street] with my friends without worrying about spending too much money,” Monica Jun ’26 wrote in a message to The Daily Princetonian.

“As a student on financial aid, I feel like [Pay with Points] was really helpful for me to go out on [Nassau Street] with my friends without worrying about spending too much money,” Monica Jun ’26 wrote in a message to The Daily Princetonian.

NEWS | September 14

IMG_1758.jpeg

USG considers reforms of elections management and committee structure, confirms new members

In a special meeting, the Senate debated proposals that would require Senators and U-Councilors to serve on USG core committees and reform the office of the Chief Elections Manager.

In a special meeting, the Senate debated proposals that would require Senators and U-Councilors to serve on USG core committees and reform the office of the Chief Elections Manager.

NEWS | September 13

Community Action Trip to PBC

Some first-years, orientation leaders critique Community Action orientation program

In a year with a particularly high number of Community Action participants, many students expressed concerns about the orientation program. For some, the purportedly service-focused opportunity fell short of its stated mission — and students said they left feeling unfulfilled.

In a year with a particularly high number of Community Action participants, many students expressed concerns about the orientation program. For some, the purportedly service-focused opportunity fell short of its stated mission — and students said they left feeling unfulfilled.

NEWS | September 13