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A small memorial for Imam Sohaib Sultan in front of the University Chapel.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Muslim Chaplain Sohaib Nazeer Sultan dies at 40

Known to the campus community as “Imam Sohaib,” Sultan built a vibrant community for Muslims and non-Muslims alike and extended the reach of the community to those from beyond the University’s gates.

Known to the campus community as “Imam Sohaib,” Sultan built a vibrant community for Muslims and non-Muslims alike and extended the reach of the community to those from beyond the University’s gates.

NEWS | April 22

Kretteis, wearing a Princeton jersey, caught on CCTV the night of one assault. 
Courtesy of Crown Prosecution Service London. 

Following rape conviction, former Class of 2022 member receives 18-year prison sentence

The judge who sentenced Kretteis reportedly told him that his expulsion from Princeton University “was the clearest possible warning for your behaviour society could give you apart from a criminal conviction.” 

The judge who sentenced Kretteis reportedly told him that his expulsion from Princeton University “was the clearest possible warning for your behavior society could give you apart from a criminal conviction.” 

NEWS | April 22

Princeton Preview tents from 2018.
Risa Gelles-Watnick / The Daily Princetonian

Virtual Princeton Preview aims to recreate campus community ‘without the big tent’

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Preview, which normally gives high school admittees two days in April to experience campus life, has been converted into a month-long virtual platform for students to get to know the University.  

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Preview, which normally gives high school admittees two days in April to experience campus life, has been converted into a month-long virtual platform for students to get to know the University.  

NEWS | April 22

Photo Courtesy of the Women*s Center website

New center for gender and sexuality will expand programming of Women*s and LGBT Center

The Women*s Center and LGBT Center will continue to operate separately and exist in distinct affinity spaces, but the new center for gender and sexuality will help bridge their staff and services while acknowledging the intersections of gender and sexuality.  

The Women*s Center and LGBT Center will continue to operate separately and exist in distinct affinity spaces, but the new center for gender and sexuality will help bridge their staff and services while acknowledging the intersections of gender and sexuality.  

NEWS | April 22

Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

Canadian teen found responsible for University bomb threat, arrested for multiple ‘swatting’ offenses

According to a March 25 release citing the Saskatoon Police Department, the teen was arrested in the small community of Vacherie, La., for issuing the false University bomb threat. 

According to a March 25 release citing the Saskatoon Police Department, the teen was arrested in the small community of Vacherie, La., for issuing the false University bomb threat. 

NEWS | April 20

Students working in Blair Courtyard on a sunny afternoon.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Faculty may host in-person classes, office hours outdoors

In a memo to faculty, Deputy Dean of the College Elizabeth Colagiuri announced that classes and office hours can be held in person and outdoors as long as social distancing guidelines are followed.

In a memo to faculty, Deputy Dean of the College Elizabeth Colagiuri announced that classes and office hours can be held in person and outdoors as long as social distancing guidelines are followed.

NEWS | April 20

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A student signing ASL, the abbreviation for American Sign Language.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

Proposal for ASL sequence approved by Committee on the Course of Study

The Faculty Committee on the Course of Study has unanimously approved a proposal for an American Sign Language (ASL) Sequence that will fulfill the University’s language requirement. 

The Faculty Committee on the Course of Study has unanimously approved a proposal for an American Sign Language (ASL) Sequence that will fulfill the University’s language requirement. 

NEWS | April 19

Jessica Lambert and Claire Wayner
Julian Gottfried / The Daily Princetonian

Lambert ’22, Wayner ’22 receive $30K Truman Scholarship

In addition to the monetary award, Truman Scholars receive priority admission and supplemental financial aid at certain prestigious graduate programs, career counseling, internship opportunities within the federal government, and cohort leadership training. 

In addition to the monetary award, Truman Scholars receive priority admission and supplemental financial aid at certain prestigious graduate programs, career counseling, internship opportunities within the federal government, and cohort leadership training. 

NEWS | April 19

Lewis Library Room 138, where USG meetings took place in previous years. 
Julian Gottfried / The Daily Princetonian

Voting begins for five contested class government races

This year’s contested races are for Secretary of the Class of 2023 and for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Social Chair of the Class of 2024. Voting began at noon on Monday, April 19, and will end at noon on Thursday, April 22.

This year’s contested races are for Secretary of the Class of 2023 and for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Social Chair of the Class of 2024. Voting began at noon on Monday, April 19, and will end at noon on Thursday, April 22. 

NEWS | April 19

The entrance to McCosh Health Center.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Following all-time high in CPS appointments, Dolan urges faculty toward ‘compassionate practices’

In an email to The Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Jess Fasano clarified that CPS had 1,490 clinical appointments this March alone, which, according to Dolan’s memo, was the highest number in the history of CPS. 

In an email to The Daily Princetonian, University Spokesperson Jess Fasano clarified that CPS had 1,490 clinical appointments this March alone, which, according to Dolan’s memo, was the highest number in the history of CPS. 

NEWS | April 15

Construction of two residential colleges south of Poe Field, taken in Jan. 2020.
Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Lydia and Bill Addy ’82 gift will name residence hall in Perelman College

“It's at an interesting part of campus that slopes down, so the dining hall is actually underground. It's very green. It’s modern. At the bottom of Addy Hall, there's a studio that can be used for [activities like] ceramics or dance and it looks out onto a courtyard there,” Bill Addy described. “We'll have new air conditioned dorm rooms, study areas, and areas for students to congregate outside of their rooms, so it's going to be a remarkably nice place to live in.” 

“It's at an interesting part of campus that slopes down, so the dining hall is actually underground. It's very green. It’s modern. At the bottom of Addy Hall, there's a studio that can be used for [activities like] ceramics or dance and it looks out onto a courtyard there,” Bill Addy described. “We'll have new air conditioned dorm rooms, study areas, and areas for students to congregate outside of their rooms, so it's going to be a remarkably nice place to live in.”  

NEWS | April 15

Photo Courtesy of Joe Ravi / Wikimedia Commons

Keith Whittington, Gerken ’91, Pildes ’79, and Ross GS ’03 appointed to Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court

They will be part of a bipartisan group of legal and other scholars who will create a report with arguments for and against Supreme Court reform.

They will be part of a bipartisan group of legal and other scholars who will create a report with arguments for and against Supreme Court reform.

NEWS | April 15

Frick Chemistry Laboratory, the home of Princeton’s chemistry department.
Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton will be the site of a new cancer research branch

The University has partnered with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research to open a new branch at Princeton — one that will specialize in cancer metabolism and how diet impacts our understanding of cancer.

The University has partnered with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research to open a new branch at Princeton — one that will specialize in cancer metabolism and how diet impacts our understanding of cancer.

NEWS | April 13

A news truck sits outside Jammin’ Crepes shortly after Gov. Murphy signed a piece of legislation inside. 
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian 

Gov. Murphy signs small business relief bill at Jammin’ Crepes

The bill will provide $15 million in federal relief to struggling small businesses throughout New Jersey, and is part of a larger $100 million COVID-19 relief plan aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits recover from losses caused by the public health crisis.

The bill will provide $15 million in federal relief to struggling small businesses throughout New Jersey, and is part of a larger $100 million COVID-19 relief plan aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits recover from losses caused by the public health crisis.

NEWS | April 12

Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG approves five new clubs, discusses mental health initiative

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.

NEWS | April 12

Ruth J. Simmons, current president of Prairie View A&M University.
“Brown president Ruth J. Simmons” by Kenneth C. Zirkel / CC BY-SA

Ruth J. Simmons named 2021 Baccalaureate speaker

Simmons previously served as president of Brown University, becoming the first woman president of Brown and the first Black president of an Ivy League school. Before Brown, Simmons was president of Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States.

Simmons previously served as president of Brown University, becoming the first woman president of Brown and the first Black president of an Ivy League school. Before Brown, Simmons was president of Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States.

NEWS | April 12