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Reflection, support from Princeton community after Atlanta shootings

“Our Asian and Asian American communities are in so much pain right now,” said Jennifer Lee ’23, co-president of Princeton’s Asian American Students Association.

“Our Asian and Asian American communities are in so much pain right now,” said Jennifer Lee ’23, co-president of Princeton’s Asian American Students Association.

NEWS | March 18

An aerial view of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, including the Waikīkī skyline.
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Princeton-sponsored travel to remain largely suspended this summer

University-sponsored travel will remain suspended through the summer, according to newly-revised guidance announced today. However, the list of exceptions to the ban on travel will expand slightly when the new policies take effect on May 24.

University-sponsored travel will remain suspended through the summer, according to newly-revised guidance announced today. However, the list of exceptions to the ban on travel will expand slightly when the new policies take effect on May 24.

NEWS | March 18

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Common Application modifies questions on sex and gender

The revised application will include adding an optional question asking students for their preferred first name in addition to their legal name. It will also add an opportunity for students to multi-select or write in a set of pronouns that they use and will change a question asking for “sex” to “legal sex.”

The revised application will include adding an optional question asking students for their preferred first name in addition to their legal name. It will also add an opportunity for students to multi-select or write in a set of pronouns that they use and will change a question asking for “sex” to “legal sex.”

NEWS | March 17

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Princeton announces summer thesis research to occur on campus, continuous housing available for select students

The memo stated that the Continuous Housing program will be available to students who will be enrolled next fall and “face significant financial hardship and/or other serious extenuating circumstances that make it impossible to secure alternative housing during the summer months.”

The memo stated that the Continuous Housing program will be available to students who will be enrolled next fall and “face significant financial hardship and/or other serious extenuating circumstances that make it impossible to secure alternative housing during the summer months.”

NEWS | March 17

Chisom Ilogu ’21, Sarah Kamanzi ’21, Leopoldo Solis ’21, and Lydia Spencer ’21, this year’s recipients of the Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Prize.
Photos courtesy of Ilogu, Kamanzi, Solis, and Spencer.

Four seniors awarded $30K Labouisse Prize Fellowship

Seniors Chisom Ilogu, Sarah Kamanzi, Leopoldo Solis, and Lydia Spencer were awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Labouisse Prize Fellowship, which honors public service and civic engagement.

Seniors Chisom Ilogu, Sarah Kamanzi, Leopoldo Solis, and Lydia Spencer were awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Labouisse Prize Fellowship, which honors public service and civic engagement.

NEWS | March 16

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Princeton professors lead new alliance for free speech

The Academic Freedom Alliance is “committed to providing defense to members of the organization if they find themselves in a free speech or academic freedom controversy,” according to politics professor Keith Whittington.

The Academic Freedom Alliance is “committed to providing defense to members of the organization if they find themselves in a free speech or academic freedom controversy,” according to politics professor Keith Whittington.

NEWS | March 11

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Eddie Glaude wins 2021 Stowe Prize for ‘Begin Again’

Glaude said his inspiration for writing the book is deeply intertwined with activism and social justice causes. “I think it was the moment, the political moment, trying to come to terms with my own despair, my own disillusion that at least a portion of the country had voted for Donald Trump and I was like ‘here we go again.’”

Glaude said his inspiration for writing the book is deeply intertwined with activism and social justice causes. “I think it was the moment, the political moment, trying to come to terms with my own despair, my own disillusion that at least a portion of the country had voted for Donald Trump and I was like ‘here we go again.’”

NEWS | March 11

“Blind justice and plaza, Federal courthouse, Newark” by Ron Coleman / CC BY 2.0

Joshua Katz sues academic society, alleges ‘viewpoint discrimination’

Last July, Katz drew controversy when he published an op-ed in Quillette denouncing a letter signed by more than 350 Princeton faculty members calling on President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 and senior administrators to enact 48 anti-racist demands. In the op-ed, Katz called a disbanded student activist group, the Black Justice League, a “local terrorist organization.”

Last July, Katz drew controversy when he published an op-ed in Quillette denouncing a letter signed by more than 350 Princeton faculty members calling on President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 and senior administrators to enact 48 anti-racist demands. In the op-ed, Katz called a disbanded student activist group, the Black Justice League, a “local terrorist organization.”

NEWS | March 11

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NJ expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for vulnerable communities

On March 15, more populations will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the State of New Jersey, specifically those between ages 16 and 64 with moderate to severe asthma, type I diabetes, a body mass index over 25, and other pre-existing health conditions.

On March 15, more populations will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the State of New Jersey, specifically those between ages 16 and 64 with moderate to severe asthma, type I diabetes, a body mass index over 25, and other pre-existing health conditions.

NEWS | March 11

From left: Biao Lian, Leslie Schoop, Christopher Neilson, Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, Mark Zhandry
Photos courtesy of Biao Lian; by C. Todd Reichart, Department of Chemistry; by Sameer A. Khan/Fotobuddy; by Mark Czajkowski; by David Kelly Crow

Five Princeton faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

Professors Biao Lian, Leslie Schoop, Christopher Neilson, Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, and Mark Zhandry were named as recipients of the fellowship, which is granted to 128 scientific researchers each year for a $75,000 grant.

Professors Biao Lian, Leslie Schoop, Christopher Neilson, Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, and Mark Zhandry were named as recipients of the fellowship, which is granted to 128 scientific researchers each year for a $75,000 grant.

NEWS | March 7

Jonathan Ort ’21 (left), Emma Parish ’21 (middle), and Morgan Smith ’21 (right)
Photos courtesy of Ort, Parish, and Smith

Three finalists for Young Alumni Trustee election announced

Following a primary election with 21 candidates, Jonathan Ort, Emma Parish, and Morgan Smith were named as finalists for the Class of 2021 Young Alumni Trustee election. 

Following a primary election with 21 candidates, Jonathan Ort, Emma Parish, and Morgan Smith were named as finalists for the Class of 2021 Young Alumni Trustee election. 

NEWS | March 7

The front entrance to McCarter Theater, largely unused for nearly a year.
Julian Gottfried / The Daily Princetonian

Some dance companies hold auditions despite virtual challenges

BAC, Dorobucci, Highsteppers, Más Flow, and Princeton TapCats are the five companies which decided not to hold auditions this semester. Nine other groups — including BodyHype, eXpressions, and diSiac as well as Naacho, Princeton Bhangra, Princeton University Ballet, Raqs, Sympoh, and Triple 8 — have already held, or plan to hold, auditions virtually at some point this semester.

BAC, Dorobucci, Highsteppers, Más Flow, and Princeton TapCats are the five companies which decided not to hold auditions this semester. Nine other groups — including BodyHype, eXpressions, and diSiac as well as Naacho, Princeton Bhangra, Princeton University Ballet, Raqs, Sympoh, and Triple 8 — have already held, or plan to hold, auditions virtually at some point this semester.

NEWS | March 3

Long-time disability rights activist Judy Heumann.
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Disability rights activist Judy Heumann talks intersectionality with CJL

Long-time disability rights activist Judy Heumann spoke to over 150 community members from the University and partner campuses about activism, intersectionality, and representation in a Center for Jewish Life event promoting disability awareness and inclusion. Heumann recently published her memoir, “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist.”

Long-time disability rights activist Judy Heumann spoke to over 150 community members from the University and partner campuses about activism, intersectionality, and representation in a Center for Jewish Life event promoting disability awareness and inclusion. 

NEWS | March 3