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Eating club leadership for 2024 set as election season comes to a close

The six Bicker clubs, as well as one sign-in club, held officer elections this month. All eleven eating clubs have now elected new leaders, who will be responsible for governing their clubs following Princeton’s largest class ever entering into the eating club scene.

The six Bicker clubs, as well as one sign-in club, held officer elections this month. All eleven eating clubs have now elected new leaders, who will be responsible for governing their clubs following Princeton’s largest class ever entering into the eating club scene.

NEWS | March 1

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Students hop at the chance to celebrate Leap Year

Students hopped at the chance to leap into Feb. 29 at a Campus Club event held by the Princeton Student Events Committee (PSEC) in commemoration of the leap year. Festivities included cake, trampolines, and frog-themed crafts to celebrate Princeton's 68th leap year.  

Students hopped at the chance to leap into Feb. 29 at a Campus Club event held by the Princeton Student Events Committee (PSEC) in commemoration of the leap year. Festivities included cake, trampolines, and frog-themed crafts to celebrate Princeton's 68th leap year.  

NEWS | February 29

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Congressman Derek Kilmer ’96 talks impending retirement from politics, teaching at Princeton

In an interview with the 'Prince,' Congressman Derek Kilmer, who teaches a class in SPIA, discusses Congress, reform, his accomplishments, and his post-retirement future.

In an interview with the 'Prince,' Congressman Derek Kilmer, who teaches a class in SPIA, discusses Congress, reform, his accomplishments, and his post-retirement future.

NEWS | February 29

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With 2026 World Cup Final to be held in NJ, Princeton Soccer legends reflect on past success

FIFA announced on Feb. 4 that the men’s World Cup final will take place at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, less than 50 miles from the University. The Daily Princetonian talked to two Princetonians who have previously coached the men's national team.

FIFA announced on Feb. 4 that the men’s World Cup final will take place at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, less than 50 miles from the University. The Daily Princetonian talked to two Princetonians who have previously coached the men's national team.

NEWS | February 29

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Li and Beidel ’24 win Pyne Prize, highest undergrad distinction

Two seniors won the 2024 Pyne Prize for excellence in scholarship, character, and leadership. Students in the social sciences and with USG or PAA affiliations continue to be well-represented.

Two seniors won the 2024 Pyne Prize for excellence in scholarship, character, and leadership. Students in the social sciences and with USG or PAA affiliations continue to be well-represented.

NEWS | February 28

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Town Council hosts Eisgruber, Graduate Hotel construction delayed

Eisgruber discussed strengthening relationships between the town and the University in a meeting with the Town Council, and the Graduate Hotel construction project completion date was pushed back to May 16.

Eisgruber discussed strengthening relationships between the town and the University in a meeting with the Town Council, and the Graduate Hotel construction project completion date was pushed back to May 16.

NEWS | February 28

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Plans for Frist Health Center prompt calls for graduate student center

Graduate students hope that what is currently McCosh Health Center will become a student center for graduate students once University Health Services migrates to the Frist Health Center anticipated to open in 2025. The University has not yet initiated future plans for McCosh Health Center.

Graduate students hope that what is currently McCosh Health Center will become a student center for graduate students once University Health Services migrates to the Frist Health Center anticipated to open in 2025. The University has not yet initiated future plans for McCosh Health Center.

NEWS | February 27

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Emailed threat of violence against campus Jewish community assessed as ‘low credibility’

Members of the Princeton University community received a TigerAlert on Friday, Feb. 23 about an email sent to multiple community members containing threats against the Jewish community on campus. The Department of Public Safety "assessed the credibility of the threat as low." According to the alert, members of other U.S. university communities received identical emailed threats.

Members of the Princeton University community received a TigerAlert on Friday, Feb. 23 about an email sent to multiple community members containing threats against the Jewish community on campus. The Department of Public Safety "assessed the credibility of the threat as low." According to the alert, members of other U.S. university communities received identical emailed threats. 

NEWS | February 26

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PLI awards seed grant funding to 14 cross-departmental research teams

In its inaugural round of seed grant funding, the Princeton Language and Intelligence Initiative (PLI) awarded $798,000 to 14 different research projects that utilize large artificial intelligence and large language models. 

In its inaugural round of seed grant funding, the Princeton Language and Intelligence Initiative (PLI) awarded $798,000 to 14 different research projects that utilize large artificial intelligence and large language models.

NEWS | February 26

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USG allocates funding and approves upcoming Midterms Celebration Trip

At their third meeting of the spring semester on Sunday, Feb. 25, USG allocated funding to various student groups and approved a midterms celebration trip to New York City proposed by Campus and Community Affairs Chair Genevieve Shutt ’26.

At their third meeting of the spring semester on Sunday, Feb. 25, USG allocated funding to various student groups and approved a midterms celebration trip to New York City proposed by Campus and Community Affairs Chair Genevieve Shutt ’26.

NEWS | February 26

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‘Unparalleled wit and unyielding reliability’: Remembering James Li ’27

James Li ’27, a devoted student of languages and philosophy, passed away on Feb. 16. Loved ones remember him for his witty intellect and caring spirit.

James Li ’27, a devoted student of languages and philosophy, passed away on Feb. 16. Loved ones remember him for his witty intellect and caring spirit.

NEWS | February 23

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University pilot this spring will normalize more than one final exam per day

Per an announcement from the dean of the college, the University is launching a pilot to allow students to take up to two final exams per day this semester as part of a move towards a shorter exam period.

Per an announcement from the dean of the college, the University is launching a pilot to allow students to take up to two final exams per day this semester as part of a move towards a shorter exam period.

NEWS | February 23

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Climate organizers on campus rebrand from ‘Divest Princeton’ to ‘Sunrise Princeton’

Student climate organizers, formerly known as Divest Princeton, marked their official re-affiliation as Sunrise Princeton with a launch event on Saturday.

Student climate organizers, formerly known as Divest Princeton, marked their official re-affiliation as Sunrise Princeton with a launch event on Saturday.

NEWS | February 22

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Provocative signs at Yale game raise questions about permissible fan behavior

At last Saturday’s lively men’s basketball rivalry game between Princeton and Yale, some students had their signs confiscated by staff after complaints by a parent of a player. Confiscated signs displayed slogans like “Dick Cheney went to Yale” and “Danny Wolf gets no bitches.”

At last Saturday’s lively men’s basketball rivalry game between Princeton and Yale, some students had their signs confiscated by staff after complaints by a parent of a player. Confiscated signs displayed slogans like “Dick Cheney went to Yale” and “Danny Wolf gets no bitches.”

NEWS | February 21

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‘Lack of transparency’: Members of dissolved Town Council commissions reflect

Some Princeton community members have expressed doubts about the Town Council following a contentious decision to consolidate three of its volunteer commissions into one in January.

Some Princeton community members have expressed doubts about the Town Council following a contentious decision to consolidate three of its volunteer commissions into one in January.

NEWS | February 21

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Eisgruber faces questions on mental health at CPUC meeting

Council members and members of the audience raised concerns about academics' intersection with mental health, additional support for first-generation students, and coverage of mental healthcare treatment.

Council members and members of the audience raised concerns about academics' intersection with mental health, additional support for first-generation students, and coverage of mental healthcare treatment.

NEWS | February 20

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‘There has to be consensus’: Eisgruber dismisses student Israel divest petition

Pressed by student activists calling on the University to divest its endowment from companies associated with “Israel’s ongoing military campaign, occupation, and apartheid policies” at the meeting of the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) on Monday, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 said the University would not take a stance on the issue until significant consensus on campus has been reached.

Pressed by student activists calling on the University to divest its endowment from companies associated with “Israel’s ongoing military campaign, occupation, and apartheid policies” at the meeting of the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) on Monday, President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 said the University would not take a stance on the issue until significant consensus on campus has been reached.

NEWS | February 20