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Several texts removed from Western HUM syllabus amid changes in program leadership

Several texts were removed from the syllabus for the upcoming spring semester of the Western Humanities (HUM) Sequence, including “Beloved” by Toni Morrison, “The Complete Autobiographies of Frederick Douglass” by Frederick Douglass, and “A Vindication of the Rights of Women” by Mary Wollstonecraft. 

Several texts were removed from the syllabus for the upcoming spring semester of the Humanities (HUM) Sequence, including Beloved by Toni Morrison, The Complete Autobiographies of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass, and A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft. 

NEWS | December 6

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Nearly a year after salary petition, postdocs launch unionization effort

Nearly a year after the University increased the minimum salary for postdocs to $65,000 from $54,840 after they had petitioned for an increase to $68,500, postdocs rallied outside of SPIA to announce their card campaign, which marks the first step towards a union for the University’s roughly 700 postdocs.

Nearly a year after the University increased the minimum salary for postdocs to $65,000 from $54,840 after they had petitioned for an increase to $68,500, postdocs rallied outside of SPIA to announce their card campaign, which marks the first step towards a union for the University’s roughly 700 postdocs.

NEWS | December 6

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Student captures her own raccoon attack on film

On Monday night, a student was attacked by a raccoon, which based on its behavior is believed to be rabid. The student who was attacked recorded the entire encounter with the raccoon and submitted the video with audio to the @barstoolprinceton Instagram account.

On Monday night, a student was attacked by a raccoon, which based on its behavior is believed to be rabid. The student who was attacked recorded the entire encounter with the raccoon and submitted the video with audio to the @barstoolprinceton Instagram account.

NEWS | December 6

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Scooters banned from campus after August restrictions found ineffective

Personal Electric Vehicles (PEVs) will be fully banned on campus starting Jan. 25, 2024. The policy is stricter than current rules, which restrict PEV use during hours and at specific speeds within the restricted zone.

Personal Electric Vehicles (PEVs) will be fully banned on campus starting Jan. 25, 2024. The policy is stricter than current rules, which restrict PEV use during hours and at specific speeds within the restricted zone.

NEWS | December 5

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After barn-raising event on a chilly Saturday, 3 out of 4 remain standing

At 1:16 p.m., the critical wood centerpiece of one of the barns cracked causing the barn to collapse. Despite initial attempts to materially reinforce the center piece, the barn could not be raised by the end of the event. 

At 1:16 pm, a critical center piece of wood in the cupcake barn cracked, resulting in the structure collapsing. Despite initial attempts to materially reinforce the center piece, the barn could not be raised by the end of the event. 

NEWS | December 5

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As admissions changes debated, Princeton admits students through QuestBridge

Students accepted to the class of 2028 through QuestBridge received application decisions on Friday. QuestBridge reported that, out of 20,800 applicants and 6,683 finalists, 2,242 students were matched with QuestBridge partner universities this year. 

Students accepted to the class of 2028 through QuestBridge received application decisions on Friday. QuestBridge reported that, out of 20,800 applicants and 6,683 finalists, 2,242 students were matched with QuestBridge partner universities this year. 

NEWS | December 5

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Class of 2025 Senate race has sharp divides on interaction with the administration

The ‘Prince’ sat down for interviews with the candidates actively running for the 2025 senator position, and asked them about their plans for the position, views on the role of USG on campus, and motivations for running.

The ‘Prince’ sat down for interviews with the candidates actively running for the 2025 senator position, and asked them about their plans for the position, views on the role of USG on campus, and motivations for running.

NEWS | December 4

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Daniels lauds achievements as interest surges for unstructured trip to New York

In a Sunday meeting, USG discussed a planned trip to NYC which received so many signups that its interest form crashed. This marked the final meeting of the USG Senate under President Stephen Daniels, with elections set to take place in the upcoming week.

In a Sunday meeting, USG discussed a planned trip to NYC which received so many signups that its interest form crashed. This marked the final meeting of the USG Senate under President Stephen Daniels, with elections set to take place in the upcoming week.

NEWS | December 4

People stand in front of Nassau Hall in protest. Some hold up signs saying "Divest" and "None of us is free until all of us are free." Surrounding Nassau Hall is a white crowd-control barricade with photographers behind it.

About 120 rally to kick off sixth push for Israel divestment in past 20 years

The petition also calls on the University to develop affiliations with Palestinian “academic and cultural” institutions, while disassociating from corresponding Israeli institutions.

The petition also calls on the University to develop affiliations with Palestinian “academic and cultural” institutions, while disassociating from corresponding Israeli institutions.

NEWS | December 4

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New living room sets installed in Rocky-Mathey amid ten year project to update and replace dorm furniture

As a part of the ongoing campus construction plans, there is a ten-year project involving the updating and replacement of dorm furniture.

As a part of the ongoing campus construction plans, there is a ten-year project involving the updating and replacement of dorm furniture.

NEWS | December 4

Faded light during the day with a number of older buildings, one of which has the text "Bent Spoon." Two lines of cars are in front of the shops.

Town officials push back on community petition against further development

Louise Wilson, the chair of the Planning Board, told the ‘Prince’ in an interview that the petition is “alarmist and replete with falsehoods” and that there are parts of the plan that can be confusing or misinterpreted if taken out of context.

Louise Wilson, the chair of the Planning Board, told the ‘Prince’ in an interview that the petition is “alarmist and replete with falsehoods” and that there are parts of the plan that can be confusing or misinterpreted if taken out of context.

NEWS | December 1

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Princeton program sponsors internship with Adjaye-affiliated firm despite sexual assault claims

One of the internships offered this year through the International Internship Program (IIP) is a position with Adjaye Associates, a globally renowned architectural firm based in Accra, Ghana.

This summer, The Financial Times reported on a series of sexual assault allegations against Adjaye, all leveled by women who had worked under him.

NEWS | November 30

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The contested races in the USG election, explained

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) races this winter are unusually crowded following a last-minute appeal from the current administration for more candidates. The Daily Princetonian sat down with candidates in key races to discuss their platforms.

Undergraduate Student Government (USG) races this winter are unusually crowded following a last-minute appeal from the current administration for more candidates. The Daily Princetonian sat down with candidates in key races to discuss their platforms.

NEWS | November 30

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A new version of the College Republicans struggles for an identity

The Princeton College Republicans has long struggled to stay afloat. Does the difficulty of running the organization on campus speak to broader questions of campus apathy towards politics? Or does it instead speak to a modern conservative movement where an organization focused on electoral politics has no place? 

The Princeton College Republicans has long struggled to stay afloat. Does the difficulty of running the organization on campus speak to broader questions of campus apathy towards politics? Or does it instead speak to a modern conservative movement where an organization focused on electoral politics has no place? 

NEWS | November 30

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Jamal sketches alternative to institutional neutrality in sit-down interview

The Daily Princetonian sat down with School of Public and International Affairs Dean Amaney Jamal to discuss the role of administrators in fostering productive conversations among students and reasons behind the more subdued nature of campus protest relative to those at peer institutions.

The Daily Princetonian sat down with School of Public and International Affairs Dean Amaney Jamal to discuss the role of administrators in fostering productive conversations among students and reasons behind the more subdued nature of campus protest relative to those at peer institutions.

NEWS | November 29