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ORL, CPS, USG review next steps on mental health, PEESA calls for improvements

Two weeks after the release of the autopsy report for student Misrach Ewunetie ’24, which ruled her death a suicide, University officials and student leaders are looking to further expand mental health resources, having changed their programming earlier in the year following two other campus deaths. PEESA leaders urge increased diversity among CPS staff.

Two weeks after the release of the autopsy report for student Misrach Ewunetie ’24, which ruled her death a suicide, University officials and student leaders are looking to further expand mental health resources, having changed their programming earlier in the year following two other campus deaths. PEESA leaders urge increased diversity among CPS staff.

NEWS | January 12

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Remembering former ‘Prince’ chairman John “Jody” Kretzmann ’66

John Kretzmann, known endearingly as “Jody,” recently passed away at the age of 78. Kretzmann served as ‘Prince’ Chairman and is remembered for his social activism, as a student at Princeton and beyond. 

John Kretzmann, known endearingly as “Jody,” recently passed away at the age of 78. Kretzmann served as ‘Prince’ Chairman and is remembered for his social activism, as a student at Princeton and beyond. 

NEWS | January 11

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UHS administrator urges vaccines, masks, staying home if sick amid winter “tripledemic”

Dr. Irini Daskalaki serves as the University’s Global and Community Health Physician Coordinator, overseeing matters related to travel health, global health, and medical surveillance. The Daily Princetonian spoke with Dr. Daskalaki to discuss a surge in influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, and other viral respiratory infections — which she termed a “tripledemic.”

The Daily Princetonian spoke with the University’s Global and Community Health Physician Coordinator to discuss a surge in influenza, respiratory syncytial virus, and other viral respiratory infections — which she termed a “tripledemic.” 

NEWS | January 4

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Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office releases cause of death for Misrach Ewunetie ’24

Content Warning: The following article includes mention of student death and suicide. University Counseling services are available at 609-258-3141, and the Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 988 or +1 (800) 273-TALK (8255).

Content Warning: The following article includes mention of student death and suicide. University Counseling services are available at 609-258-3141, and the Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at +1 (800) 273-TALK (8255).

NEWS | December 28

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Twelve juniors, four seniors named Scholars in the Nation’s Service

Ella Gantman ’23, Morgan Lonergan ’23, Rooya Rahin ’23, and Kathleen Song ’23 have received graduate fellowships, and Kareena Bhakta ’24, Luke Chan ’24, Xander de los Reyes ’24, Sydney Eck ’24, Faraaz Godil ’24, Ethan Magistro ’24, Grace Morris ’24, Brandon McNeely ’24, Amber Rahman ’24, Zoe San Martin ‘24, Isabella Shutt ’24, and Kathy Yang ’24 have received undergraduate internships.

Ella Gantman ’23, Morgan Lonergan ’23, Rooya Rahin ’23, and Kathleen Song ’23 have received graduate fellowships, and Kareena Bhakta ’24, Luke Chan ’24, Xander de los Reyes ’24, Sydney Eck ’24, Faraaz Godil ’24, Ethan Magistro ’24, Grace Morris ’24, Brandon McNeely ’24, Amber Rahman ’24, Zoe San Martin ‘24, Isabella Shutt ’24, and Kathy Yang ’24 have received undergraduate internships

NEWS | December 21

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3 Princeton DEI staff members resign, alleging lack of support

Three Princeton staff members who were hired to conduct work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion have resigned within the past 15 months and allege a lack of support from the University, an investigation by the ‘Prince’ has found.

Three Princeton staff members who were hired to conduct work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion have resigned within the past 15 months and allege a lack of support from the University, an investigation by the ‘Prince’ has found.

NEWS | December 21

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Five Princeton seniors awarded Schwarzman Scholarship

Benjamin Bograd ’23, Katherine Gross-Whitaker ’23, Kanishkh Kanodia ’23, Michal Kozlowski ’23, and Elisabeth Rülke ’23 have received scholarships to pursue a one-year master’s program in global affairs.

Benjamin Bograd ’23, Katherine Gross-Whitaker ’23, Kanishkh Kanodia ’23, Michal Kozlowski ’23, and Elisabeth Rülke ’23 have received scholarships to pursue a one-year master’s program in global affairs.

NEWS | December 21

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NES Chair Ghamari-Tabirizi responds after Tory panelist alleged links to Iranian regime

At a campus event hosted by The Princeton Tory this month, panelist Mariam Memarsadeghi, an Iranian activist advocating for regime change in Iran, accused Chair and Professor of Near Eastern Studies Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi of being “very close to the Iranian regime” — accusations that Ghamari-Tabrizi rejected in an interview with the ‘Prince.’

At a campus event hosted by The Princeton Tory this month, panelist Mariam Memarsadeghi, an Iranian activist advocating for regime change in Iran, accused Chair and Professor of Near Eastern Studies Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi of being “very close to the Iranian regime” — accusations that Ghamari-Tabrizi rejected in an interview with the ‘Prince.’

NEWS | December 20

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University admits SCEA applicants, again refrains from releasing admissions statistics

The announcement comes following the University’s decision last spring to refrain from releasing applicant or accepted applicant statistics from the Class of 2026 and beyond. 

The announcement comes following the University’s decision last spring to refrain from releasing applicant or accepted applicant statistics from the Class of 2026 and beyond. 

NEWS | December 18

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Students, faculty, and staff come together on campus to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup

“Princeton's diverse, multinational campus is an incredible place to watch the World Cup from. You see, folks from all across the globe come to root for their country,” Ian Fridman ’25 said.  

“Princeton's diverse, multinational campus is an incredible place to watch the World Cup from. You see, folks from all across the globe come to root for their country,” Ian Fridman ’25 said. 

NEWS | December 18

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Abdelhamid Arbab ’23 named Marshall Scholar

Abdelhamid Arbab ’23 has been named as one of the 40 recipients of the Marshall Scholarship, which will fund him for two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom. He plans to earn two degrees in his time.

Abdelhamid Arbab ’23 has been named as one of the 40 recipients of the Marshall Scholarship, which will fund him for two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom. He plans to earn two degrees in his time.

NEWS | December 18

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Last CPUC meeting of 2022 previews annual DEI report

The Council of the Princeton University Committee (CPUC) met on Monday to discuss updates to campus sustainability, the DEI report, sexual climate, and the Middle States Accreditation. 

The Council of the Princeton University Committee (CPUC) met on Monday to discuss updates to campus sustainability, the DEI report, sexual climate, and the Middle States Accreditation. 

NEWS | December 13

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New Jersey’s minimum wage to increase to $14.13/hour

The minimum wage in New Jersey is expected to increase to $14.13 as of Jan. 1, in accordance with a multi-phase plan to increase the statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. The change will cause an increase in wages for a number of on-campus jobs, including library employees and Reunions ushers. 

The minimum wage in New Jersey is expected to increase to $14.13 as of Jan. 1, in accordance with a multi-phase plan to increase the statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. The change will cause an increase in wages for a number of on-campus jobs, including library employees and Reunions ushers. 

NEWS | December 13

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Faculty panel talks ‘State of Indigenous Americans’

The event was hosted by the Office of Population Research of the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) as part of their “State of the Nation” series. Elizabeth Ellis, an Assistant Professor of History who specializes in early American and Native American history, moderated and opened the talk.

The event was hosted by the Office of Population Research of the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) as part of their “State of the Nation” series. Elizabeth Ellis, an Assistant Professor of History who specializes in early American and Native American history, moderated and opened the talk.

NEWS | December 11

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Princeton permits professors to give 24-hour Dean’s Date extensions

A new policy this semester will allow professors to approve 24-hour extensions to assignments due on Dean’s Date without students having to ask their dean’s approval.

A new policy this semester will allow professors to approve 24-hour extensions to assignments due on Dean’s Date without students having to ask their dean’s approval.

NEWS | December 11

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Grant Wahl ’96, revered sports journalist and ‘Prince’ alum, dies at 49

Grant Wahl ’96, who has written for Sports Illustrated and served as a correspondent for Fox Sports, died at age 49 after collapsing at a FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match in the host nation. Wahl has been commended at this year’s tournament for his tireless and incisive reporting on human rights abuses.

Grant Wahl ’96, who has written for Sports Illustrated and served as a correspondent for Fox Sports, died at age 49 after collapsing at a FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match in the host nation. Wahl has been commended at this year’s tournament for his tireless and incisive reporting on human rights abuses. 

NEWS | December 10

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Daniels ’24 elected USG president, gender-neutral bathroom referendum passes

Stephen Daniels ’24 won the USG election for president alongside running mate Madi Linton ’24, who ran for vice president. The pair received 60.9 and 54 percent of student votes, respectively.

Stephen Daniels ’24 won the USG election for president alongside running mate Madi Linton ’24, who ran for vice president. The pair received 60.9 and 54 percent of student votes, respectively.

NEWS | December 9

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Following petition, Princeton approves Chinese international students’ continuous housing requests

The University approved Chinese international students’ continuous housing requests on Dec. 5, after initially denying a number of requests for housing over winter break. The change followed a petition circulated by students.

The University approved Chinese international students' continuous housing requests on Dec. 5, after initially denying a number of requests for housing over winter break. The change followed a petition circulated by students.

NEWS | December 9

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‘This is hate speech’: Students harassed by extremist protestors on campus

Some students chose to engage with the protestors or counter their speech. Those who engaged took a variety of tactics: challenging the protesters’ rhetoric directly, taking photos in front of the signs, or yelling out to the crowd. Several students who walked by the crowd commented that they thought the protestors were “joking” or laughed at the extremist protestors’ statements.

Some students chose to engage with the protestors or counter their speech. Those who engaged took a variety of tactics: challenging the protesters’ rhetoric directly, taking photos in front of the signs, or yelling out to the crowd. 

NEWS | December 8