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The Remembrance Bell at the entrance of the 9/11 Memorial Garden.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

On 20th anniversary of 9/11, Princeton community gathers to honor alumni lost

Community members gathered early Saturday to honor the 14 Princetonians whose lives were lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

Community members gathered early Saturday to honor the 14 Princetonians whose lives were lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

NEWS | September 12

Lobby of the Lewis-Sigler Institute. LSI photo by Dante Tisi.

Princeton researchers expose consequences of vaccine nationalism

In a recent paper, several members of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the High Meadows Environmental Institute explained the short-term and long-term consequences of vaccine nationalism.

In a recent paper, several members of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the High Meadows Environmental Institute explained the short-term and long-term consequences of vaccine nationalism.

NEWS | September 12

Andrew Bruck, Acting Attorney General of New Jersey
Courtesy of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General website.

Andrew Bruck ’05 named Acting NJ Attorney General, marking LGBTQ+ milestone

While at Princeton, Bruck was a student in the School of Public and International Affairs, at the time called the Woodrow Wilson School. As a senior, Bruck’s thesis advisor was now-President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83, then a professor in SPIA and, starting in the middle of Bruck’s senior year, the University’s provost.

While at Princeton, Bruck was a student in the School of Public and International Affairs, at the time called the Woodrow Wilson School. As a senior, Bruck’s thesis advisor was now-President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83, then a professor in SPIA and, starting in the middle of Bruck’s senior year, the University’s provost.

NEWS | September 7

A COVID-19 saliva test taken on campus
Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

So far, Princeton’s contact tracing reveals no on-campus transmission

One week into classes, some students have already gone through the University’s contact tracing process. But so far, “based on contact tracing and analysis,” viral transmission at the University does not seem to be an issue, according to Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss.  

One week into classes, some students have already gone through the University’s contact tracing process. But so far, “based on contact tracing and analysis,” viral transmission at the University does not seem to be an issue, according to Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss.   

NEWS | September 7

The first in-person USG meeting since Spring 2020
Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG to spend 160K on lawnparties, budget tripled for semester

The total budget for the fall is approximately $600,000, an increase from the typical $200,000. Significant spending areas included Tigers in Town, Lawnparties, and a renovation to the USG office located in Frist Campus Center, with budget allocations of $150,000, $160,000, and $120,000 respectively.  

The total budget for the fall is approximately $600,000, an increase from the typical $200,000. Significant spending areas included Tigers in Town, Lawnparties, and a renovation to the USG office located in Frist Campus Center, with budget allocations of $150,000, $160,000, and $120,000 respectively.   

NEWS | September 6

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The flooded towpath on Thursday morning. 
Justin Cai / The Daily Princetonian

Some classes revert to Zoom after severe weather strikes NJ

After Princeton experienced severe weather on the evening of Sept. 1, the first day of fall classes, widespread flooding and downed trees caused several classes to return to a virtual format on Thursday — after just one day of in-person classes.

After Princeton experienced severe weather on the evening of Sept. 1, the first day of fall classes, widespread flooding and downed trees caused several classes to return to a virtual format on Thursday — after just one day of in-person classes.

NEWS | September 2

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

University administration receives external report on handling of MOVE bombing victims

Ballard Spahr LLP, an outside counsel, found that the remains from the Africa family were housed at the University of Pennsylvania Museum and used by Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Alan Mann and former visiting professor Janet Monge in a 2015 graduate-level course and a 2019 undergraduate course through the platform Coursera.

Ballard Spahr LLP, an outside counsel, found that the remains from the Africa family were housed at the University of Pennsylvania Museum and used by Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Alan Mann and former visiting professor Janet Monge in a 2015 graduate-level course and a 2019 undergraduate course through the platform Coursera.

NEWS | September 2

Flooding in Joline Hall.
Courtesy of Alex Moosbrugger

Campus buildings flood, students take shelter amid tornado warning

A number of dorm buildings flooded on Princeton’s campus on Wednesday night after Princeton, along with several other New Jersey counties, was placed under a tornado warning. Students were advised to take cover during the alert.

A number of dorm buildings flooded on Princeton’s campus on Wednesday night after Princeton, along with several other New Jersey counties, was placed under a tornado warning. Students were advised to take cover during the alert.

NEWS | September 1

Students gather for JRN 445: Investigative Journalism — Accountability Reporting
Ashley Fan / The Daily Princetonian

Students attend in-person classes after more than a year of online learning

On Sept. 1, undergraduate students dispersed around campus as they headed to their first in-person classes of the fall semester, almost a year and a half after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the University to adopt online learning as its main form of interactive education. As classes began, Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss noted in an email to The Daily Princetonian that viral transmission does not seem to be an issue on campus.

 On Sept. 1, undergraduate students dispersed around campus as they headed to their first in-person classes of the fall semester, almost a year and a half after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the University to adopt online learning as its main form of interactive education. As classes began, Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss noted in an email to The Daily Princetonian that viral transmission does not seem to be an issue on campus. 

NEWS | September 1

Court Clubhouse on 91 Prospect Avenue
Julian Gottfried / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton’s proposed campus expansion into Princeton Historical District faces local pushback

The University’s request to move the Court Clubhouse and demolish three Victorian-style homes as part of Environmental Studies and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences development plans face pushback from multiple community groups over concerns of historical preservation. 

The University’s request to move the Court Clubhouse and demolish three Victorian-style homes as part of Environmental Studies and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences development plans face pushback from multiple community groups over concerns of historical preservation. 

NEWS | August 31

Class of 2025 students walk at the Pre-Rade.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

First-years welcomed in Opening Exercises, joint Pre-rade with Class of 2024

First-year students took part in several orientation traditions on Sunday, Aug. 29, including Opening Exercises, the Pre-rade, a barbecue dinner, and the Step Sing in front of Whig Hall.

First-year students took part in several orientation traditions on Sunday, Aug. 29, including Opening Exercises, the Pre-rade, a barbecue dinner, and the Step Sing in front of Whig Hall.

NEWS | August 30

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton announces policies on masks in classrooms

Students will be required to wear masks in the classroom, but fully vaccinated instructors may remove their mask for all or part of the class “at their own discretion,” according to new guidance from the University on Monday.

Students will be required to wear masks in the classroom, but fully vaccinated instructors may remove their mask for all or part of the class “at their own discretion,” according to new guidance from the University on Monday.

NEWS | August 23

Johnson, an undergraduate transfer student, with his wife and young daughter.
Thomas Johnson ’22 for The Daily Princetonian

Princeton faculty, students with unvaccinated children prepare for an uncertain fall

“On the one hand, I’m really happy because I miss teaching in-person,” Alberto Bruzos Moro told The Daily Princetonian. “On the other hand, I’m worried because, you know, having a kid at home who is immunocompromised, it is a little concerning. At least until he can get the vaccine.”

On Princeton’s campus, Alberto Bruzos Moro is the director of the Spanish language program, slated to teach two seminars this fall. Off campus, he’s a father to an immunocompromised nine-year-old son.

NEWS | August 20

Witherspoon Street is the center of the Witherspoon-Jackson district, a historically Black neighborhood in Princeton.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

‘A living legend’: The fight for Shirley Satterfield Middle School

“Princeton Middle School” will be the final name for the school previously known as John Witherspoon Middle School — despite strong community support for longtime historian and educator Shirley Satterfield to become the school’s namesake.

“Princeton Middle School” will be the final name for the school previously known as John Witherspoon Middle School — despite strong community support for longtime historian and educator Shirley Satterfield to become the school’s namesake.

NEWS | August 20

Bhoomika Chowdhary / The Daily Princetonian

Inside Princeton’s vaccine clinics: The data on shots administered, and who received them

In a total of 21 vaccine clinics held between April 29 and July 7, 2021, the University administered 7,930 doses of the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

In a total of 21 vaccine clinics held between April 29 and July 7, 2021, the University administered 7,930 doses of the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

NEWS | August 20