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Divestment update, fall plans, and anti-racist efforts: Here's what you missed at this year's last CPUC meeting

There will not be an option for students to continue virtual instruction in the fall 2021 semester, except for extenuating circumstances, according to President Eisgruber.

There will not be an option for students to continue virtual instruction in the fall 2021 semester, except for extenuating circumstances, according to President Eisgruber.

NEWS | May 6

A sign promoting social distancing in front of Blair Arch.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Over 200 students have faced disciplinary action for Social Contract violations this academic year

249 students have faced disciplinary action for violations of the Social Contract between Sept. 1 and April 22. Roughly half of the violations involved students who did not follow the University testing protocol.

249 students have faced disciplinary action for violations of the Social Contract between Sept. 1 and April 22. Roughly half of the violations involved students who did not follow the University testing protocol.

NEWS | May 6

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Resources Committee recommends criteria for fossil fuel divestment

In Monday’s meeting, the CPUC Resources Committee announced that it will recommend to the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Finance to dissociate and divest from fossil fuel companies with the highest-emissions sectors of the industry, as well as from those that currently either deny climate change or spread climate disinformation.

In Monday’s meeting, the CPUC Resources Committee announced that it will recommend to the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Finance to dissociate and divest from fossil fuel companies with the highest-emissions sectors of the industry, as well as from those that currently either deny climate change or spread climate disinformation.

NEWS | May 3

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Princeton hosts on-campus vaccination clinic

After weeks of advising students to look elsewhere for the COVID-19 vaccine, the University opened its vaccination clinic on Thursday to all eligible undergraduate and graduate students. In interviews with the ‘Prince,’ students who received the vaccine at Jadwin Gym and elsewhere in the state reflected on their experience.  

After weeks of advising students to look elsewhere for the COVID-19 vaccine, the University opened its vaccination clinic on Thursday to all eligible undergraduate and graduate students. In interviews with the ‘Prince,’ students who received the vaccine at Jadwin Gym and elsewhere in the state reflected on their experience.   

NEWS | May 2

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Students hold protest in solidarity with MOVE

This week, over a hundred students gathered on the lawn outside Nassau Hall to stand in solidarity with the MOVE organization in Philadelphia in protest of Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania’s handling of the remains of 1985 MOVE police bombing victims. As of Friday, the remains of the MOVE bombings victims have been moved to a West Philadelphia funeral home.

This week, over a hundred students gathered on the lawn outside Nassau Hall to stand in solidarity with the MOVE organization in Philadelphia in protest of Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania’s handling of the remains of 1985 MOVE police bombing victims. As of Friday, the remains of the MOVE bombings victims have been moved to a West Philadelphia funeral home.

NEWS | May 2

Nassau Hall through a chain-link fence as it undergoes construction to make it more accessible.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Campus construction projects continue to make progress through pandemic

Executive Director of Construction Management William Bausmith said construction management is careful “to work closely with housing and public safety and a whole lot of campus facilities, campus stakeholders to stay in constant communication to be aware of where complaints or concerns are being raised and try to make smart decisions based on those messages.” 

Executive Director of Construction Management William Bausmith said construction management is careful “to work closely with housing and public safety and a whole lot of campus facilities, campus stakeholders to stay in constant communication to be aware of where complaints or concerns are being raised and try to make smart decisions based on those messages.” 

NEWS | May 2

1879 Hall and the lawn in front of Frist Campus Center.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Dean’s Date postponed until May 10 amid student mental health crisis

The extension will move Dean’s Date from May 5 to May 10, although the final examination period will remain unchanged. The announcement comes following repeated student calls for action on mental health.

The extension will move Dean’s Date from May 5 to May 10, although the final examination period will remain unchanged. The announcement comes following repeated student calls for action on mental health.

NEWS | April 30

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton community mourns the death of Kevin Chang ’23

A memorial service was held over Zoom at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. Dean of Religious Life and of the Chapel Rev. Alison Boden hosted the event, which was attended by over 140 people. An in-person vigil took place at 5 p.m. on Thursday for students to gather and reflect.

A memorial service was held over Zoom at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. Dean of Religious Life and of the Chapel Rev. Alison Boden hosted the event, which was attended by over 140 people. An in-person vigil took place at 5 p.m. on Thursday for students to gather and reflect.

NEWS | April 29

Departing for elsewhere on the Dinky.
José Pablo Fernández García / The Daily Princetonian

NJ Transit considers potential alternatives to the Dinky

According to NJ Transit, the avenues for alternative transportation currently under consideration include “a roadway with embedded rail that can support rail and rubber-tired transit vehicles,” “a stand-alone rail corridor with a parallel roadway for rubber-tired tram and/or bus service,” and “a roadway with a guideway that could support a rubber-tired tram and buses.” 

According to NJ Transit, the avenues for alternative transportation currently under consideration include “a roadway with embedded rail that can support rail and rubber-tired transit vehicles,” “a stand-alone rail corridor with a parallel roadway for rubber-tired tram and/or bus service,” and “a roadway with a guideway that could support a rubber-tired tram and buses.” 

NEWS | April 28

Harsimran Makkad / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton to hold ‘limited’ vaccine clinics for international students, on-campus staff this week

The doses have been allocated through local health authorities, and those who are eligible to be vaccinated at the clinics are being contacted directly.

The doses have been allocated through local health authorities, and those who are eligible to be vaccinated at the clinics are being contacted directly.

NEWS | April 27

“Derek Chauvin Trial March” by Chad Davis / CC BY-SA

Princeton faculty, community members reflect on Chauvin trial verdict

The ‘Prince’ spoke with several University professors and a student on the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and what it means for the future of police accountability.

The ‘Prince’ spoke with several University professors and a student on the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and what it means for the future of police accountability.

NEWS | April 26

Caitlin Limestahl / The Daily Princetonian 

USG committee chairs reflect on semester’s progress

USG Senate members heard from the chairs of the Student Life, Sustainability, Academics, Campus and Community Affairs, and Social Committees on their work from the past semester and their plans for the fall. 

USG Senate members heard from the chairs of the Student Life, Sustainability, Academics, Campus and Community Affairs, and Social Committees on their work from the past semester and their plans for the fall. 

NEWS | April 26

Students hold cardboard signs with hand-painted slogans urging fossil fuel divestment at the April 24 rally.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Divest Princeton holds “Earth Day, No Delay” rally at Nassau Hall

Ryan Warsing GS, co-coordinator of Divest Princeton, closed the speech by calling on the University to act: “We want strong commitments, and we wanted them yesterday.”

Ryan Warsing GS, co-coordinator of Divest Princeton, closed the speech by calling on the University to act: “We want strong commitments, and we wanted them yesterday.”

NEWS | April 26

Taishi Nakase ’21 and Lucy Wang ’21, who have been named valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2021.
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Nakase ’21, Wang ’21 named valedictorian, salutatorian

Both have won the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence and plan to attend medical school. Nakase concentrated in operations research and financial engineering. Wang concentrated in chemistry and is pursuing a certificate in classics with a focus on Ancient Roman language and culture. 

Both have won the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence and plan to attend medical school. Nakase concentrated in operations research and financial engineering. Wang concentrated in chemistry and is pursuing a certificate in classics with a focus on Ancient Roman language and culture. 

NEWS | April 26