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USG speaks with administrators on Princeton’s ‘sexual climate’

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed the University’s sexual culture and issues around sexual misconduct, approved eight new student groups and a budget proposal from the Mental Health Initiative, and heard updates on mental health recommendations previously proposed by USG members.   

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed the University’s sexual culture and issues around sexual misconduct, approved eight new student groups and a budget proposal from the Mental Health Initiative, and heard updates on mental health recommendations previously proposed by USG members.   

NEWS | April 5

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Housing for student performance groups remains uncertain as 2022 Reunions approaches

Several emails sent to student performance groups in late March shared that on-campus housing will not be guaranteed for all those performing at this year’s Reunions, leading to confusion among student group leaders and causing some to scramble to find alternative accommodations.

Several emails sent to student performance groups in late March shared that on-campus housing will not be guaranteed for all those performing at this year’s Reunions, leading to confusion among student group leaders and causing some to scramble to find alternative accommodations.

NEWS | April 4

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Princeton sees highest positivity rate increase nearly a month into new testing protocol

Princeton sees its highest asymptomatic positivity rate this semester, just 3 weeks after the implementation of new masking and testing policies. The University no longer requires masks in most indoor settings, and has reduced the frequency of testing to monthly for fully vaccinated members of the testing protocol.

Princeton sees its highest asymptomatic positivity rate this semester, just 3 weeks after the implementation of new masking and testing policies. The University no longer requires masks in most indoor settings, and has reduced the frequency of testing to monthly for fully vaccinated members of the testing protocol.

NEWS | April 4

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Responding to academic freedom group’s letter, Eisgruber resists removing segment on Prof. Joshua Katz from ‘To Be Known and Heard’

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.” 

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.”  

NEWS | April 1

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We analyzed room draw; over 50% of available housing will be next to construction

When considering all locations that are assessed to be “construction adjacent,” 59.2 percent of available rooms and 59.1 percent of available beds will be next to a campus renovation project. This year will be the first under the University’s plan to fully implement a four-year residential college system.

When considering all locations that are assessed to be “construction adjacent,” 59.2 percent of available rooms and 59.1 percent of available beds will be next to a campus renovation project. This year will be the first under the University’s plan to fully implement a four-year residential college system, allowing upperclass students to live in residential college housing without purchasing a University meal plan. 

NEWS | March 31

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Princeton admits Class of 2026, withholds admissions statistics in break from peer institutions

As members of the Class of 2026 are admitted to Princeton, the University had maintained its decision to withhold admissions statistics for the regular decision cycle, consistent with their early admissions cycle.

As members of the Class of 2026 are admitted to Princeton, the University had maintained its decision to withhold admissions statistics for the regular decision cycle, consistent with their early admissions cycle. 

NEWS | March 31

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Dennis Parnell Sullivan GS ’66 wins 2022 Abel Prize

The 2022 Abel Prize has been awarded to mathematician Dennis Parnell Sullivan GS ’66 “for his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular its algebraic, geometric and dynamical aspects.”

The 2022 Abel Prize has been awarded to mathematician Dennis Parnell Sullivan GS ’66 “for his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular its algebraic, geometric and dynamical aspects.”

NEWS | March 31

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With some University summer international travel plans still in flux, new guidelines add layer of certification

Princeton’s Global Safety & Security Unit released travel guidelines requiring certification from University officials for University sponsored international summer travel. Students await approval for summer programs in a process that can take up to three weeks.

Princeton’s Global Safety & Security Unit released travel guidelines requiring certification from University officials for University sponsored international summer travel. Students await approval for summer programs in a process that can take up to three weeks.

NEWS | March 31

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Town Council convenes to discuss cannabis retail in community, faces pushback in public comment portion

In a Princeton Town Council meeting that included three hours of public comment and a series of presentations from stakeholders, a number of Princeton parents and politicians sparred over a proposal to open a marijuana dispensary in town.

In a Princeton Town Council meeting that included three hours of public comment and a series of presentations from stakeholders, a number of Princeton parents and politicians sparred over a proposal to open a marijuana dispensary in town.

NEWS | March 30

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Singer and actress Ali Stroker speaks on disability representation on Broadway at AccessAbility Center event

Stroker, who made history in 2019 as the first wheelchair user to be nominated for and win a Tony Award, presented “Turning Limitations into Opportunities,” an original show, and discussed her experience navigating the professional musical theater world as person with a disability.

Stroker, who made history in 2019 as the first wheelchair user to be nominated for and win a Tony Award, presented “Turning Limitations into Opportunities,” an original show, and discussed her experience navigating the professional musical theater world as person with a disability.

NEWS | March 30

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J-Lats hosts festival to celebrate Purim and Brazilian Carnival

J-Lats hosted an ‘Emparnaval’ featuring Latin music and an empanada and churro food truck on Saturday, March 26. The event was sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government Projects Board, the Latin American Studies Department, and the Center for Jewish Life.

J-Lats hosted an ‘Emparnaval’ featuring with Latin music and an empanada and churro food truck on Saturday, March 26. The event was sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government Projects Board, the Latin American Studies Department, and the Center for Jewish Life.

NEWS | March 29

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1 in 4 Princeton undergraduates tested positive for COVID-19 in 2022. Here’s a look at the numbers.

The caseload for undergraduates — as reported by Princeton’s COVID-19 Dashboard — has reached staggering figures after multiple sharp outbreaks, while the cases from other campus communities have increased slowly.  

The caseload for undergraduates — as reported by Princeton’s COVID-19 Dashboard — has reached staggering figures after multiple sharp outbreaks, while the cases from other campus communities have increased slowly. 

NEWS | March 29

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USG Senate approves language of referenda on DEI Committee, mental health initiatives

The USG Senate approved the language of three ballot referenda in its meeting on Sunday, March 27, including two Senate-sponsored referenda regarding the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee and mental healthcare.

The USG Senate approved the language of three ballot referenda in its meeting on Sunday, March 27, including two Senate-sponsored referenda regarding the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee and mental healthcare.

NEWS | March 29

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USG debates language of referendum regarding Princeton’s Caterpillar machinery use

The Undergraduate Student Government engaged in lengthy debate over a referendum introduced by the President of the Princeton Committee on Palestine. Referendum 3 called for the University to boycott use of Caterpillar construction machinery on campus.

The Undergraduate Student Government engaged in lengthy debate over a referendum introduced by the President of the Princeton Committee on Palestine. Referendum 3 called for the University to boycott use of Caterpillar construction machinery on campus.

NEWS | March 29

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QP@P: Sitting down with LGBTQ+ and politics research scholar Andrew Reynolds

As someone who hopes to pursue a career in academia, Biondi finds the visibility of queer scholars in QP@P rewarding to see. “QP@P is the first time I’ve kind of seen more broadly-reflected queer research and queer lab research, which has been really cool,” they said.

As someone who hopes to pursue a career in academia, Biondi finds the visibility of queer scholars in QP@P rewarding to see. “QP@P is the first time I’ve kind of seen more broadly-reflected queer research and queer lab research, which has been really cool,” they said.

NEWS | March 29

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Campus groups host 'Mob Rule' panel on free speech and campus discourse

In a panel entitled “Mob Rule: The Illiberal Left’s Threat to Campus Discourse,” panelists professor Peter Boghossian, Ilya Shapiro ’99, and Samantha Harris ’99 discussed recent campus controversies and legal issues surrounding academic freedom.

In a panel entitled “Mob Rule: The Illiberal Left’s Threat to Campus Discourse,” panelists professor Peter Boghossian, Ilya Shapiro ’99, and Samantha Harris ’99 discussed recent campus controversies and legal issues surrounding academic freedom.

NEWS | March 28

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Butler College’s Studio ’34 faces staff shortage, remains closed

Studio ’34, a store located in the Butler College basement that offers late-night snack options, has remained closed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic due to staffing shortages. 

Studio '34, a store located in the Butler College basement that offers late-night snack options, has remained closed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic due to staffing shortages. 

NEWS | March 27

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Firestone exhibition of Jewish American artists featuring works from Confederate soldiers canceled

Following the cancellation of the exhibit, the gallery’s primary donor and curator spoke to the ‘Prince’ about cancel culture and the larger implications of the decision.

Following the cancellation of the exhibit, the gallery’s primary donor and curator spoke to the ‘Prince’ about cancel culture and the larger implications of the decision.

NEWS | March 27