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“We need your help. Princeton University must divest from Lithium Americas Corporation. To continue to profit from the destruction of land, water, wildlife habitat, and indigenous communities and sacred sites is morally reprehensible.”

“We need your help. Princeton University must divest from Lithium Americas Corporation. To continue to profit from the destruction of land, water, wildlife habitat, and indigenous communities and sacred sites is morally reprehensible.”


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An open letter from members of the Princeton Swimming and Diving community on Lia Thomas’s right to swim

“As members and alumni of the Princeton swimming and diving team, we write this letter to clarify that the exclusionary and discriminatory viewpoints expressed by those swimmers do not speak for our entire community.”

“As members and alumni of the Princeton swimming and diving team, we write this letter to clarify that the exclusionary and discriminatory viewpoints expressed by those swimmers do not speak for our entire community.”

OPINION | June 21

We Call BS Rally

4 years later, we are still marching for our lives

“We cannot and must not continue to ignore gun violence. If we are to imagine a more just and equitable world, then we must begin by disarming hate and finally addressing gun violence.”

“We cannot and must not continue to ignore gun violence. If we are to imagine a more just and equitable world, then we must begin by disarming hate and finally addressing gun violence.”

OPINION | June 11

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Princeton must change its room draw process. Here’s why.

The University administration ought to recognize the parts of the room draw process that are causing inconveniences, listen to its students’ suggestions, and improve room draw in future years.

The University administration ought to recognize the parts of the room draw process that are causing inconveniences, listen to its students’ suggestions, and improve room draw in future years.

OPINION | June 7

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In defense of The New York Times: A response to Rohit Narayanan ’24

“While it’s true that student activists had little to do with Princeton’s recent decision to fire Katz, as Narayanan alleges, it’s a farce to pretend that the decision was free of political bias.”

 “While it’s true that student activists had little to do with Princeton’s recent decision to fire Katz, as Narayanan alleges, it’s a farce to pretend that the decision was free of political bias.” 

OPINION | May 31

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I'm a pro-life woman and student at Princeton. Here's where the pro-life movement needs to go next.

“Although overturning Roe, in my opinion, is a move in the right direction, it does not and should not be the end of the pro-life movement’s efforts. We need to support women who become pregnant, so that they are not forced to make a decision that they will regret or that could harm themselves or others.”

“Although overturning Roe, in my opinion, is a move in the right direction, it does not and should not be the end of the pro-life movement’s efforts. We need to support women who become pregnant, so that they are not forced to make a decision that they will regret or that could harm themselves or others.”

OPINION | May 12

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Community service at Princeton must move beyond lip service

“For students who do participate in service activities, there is a strong support system for direct community service through the Pace Center for Civic Engagement and its programming. However, there is clearly a disconnect between the center and students that facilitates a leaky pipeline in direct community service participation.”

“For students who do participate in service activities, there is a strong support system for direct community service through the Pace Center for Civic Engagement and its programming. However, there is clearly a disconnect between the center and students that facilitates a leaky pipeline in direct community service participation.”

OPINION | May 11

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An open letter from women of Class of ’72 on their classmate Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked reversal of Roe v. Wade

“We are about to celebrate our 50th reunion — half a century since we graduated from Princeton. We find it bitter indeed to see the draft Supreme Court opinion reverse the strides we thought we were making, as part of one of the first classes of Princeton women, towards a world of equity and fairness for women of all races and social and economic positions.”

“We are about to celebrate our 50th reunion — half a century since we graduated from Princeton. We find it bitter indeed to see the draft Supreme Court opinion reverse the strides we thought we were making, as part of one of the first classes of Princeton women, towards a world of equity and fairness for women of all races and social and economic positions.”

OPINION | May 11

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On the absurdity of ‘deeply rooted’ tradition

“Even when I (correctly) cite the legal precedent of English common law to uphold Roe, I am acquiescing to the premise that our rights depend on the imperfect actions of imperfect people in the past. But, as we know, history cannot show us what justice and equality for Black Americans or LGBTQ+ Americans should look like.”

“Even when I (correctly) cite the legal precedent of English common law to uphold Roe, I am acquiescing to the premise that our rights depend on the imperfect actions of imperfect people in the past. But, as we know, history cannot show us what justice and equality for Black Americans or LGBTQ+ Americans should look like.”

OPINION | May 10

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Princeton can't solve the mental health crisis without divesting from fossil fuels

“The irony of supporting mental health in a dying world seems lost on the people elected to make the most difficult decisions, in the same way as it’s ignored by University officials. Curing depression and anxiety is essentially impossible in the context of a global climate emergency and the constant reminder that the Earth is dying, and that we will, too.”

“The irony of supporting mental health in a dying world seems lost on the people elected to make the most difficult decisions, in the same way as it’s ignored by University officials. Curing depression and anxiety is essentially impossible in the context of a global climate emergency and the constant reminder that the Earth is dying, and that we will, too.”

OPINION | May 5

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An open letter in support of Maria Ressa ’86 from her Class of ’86 classmates

“With this letter, some of Maria Ressa’s 1986 classmates invite you to join us in taking a very simple step to do that, by subscribing to her news organization, Rappler+.”

“With this letter, some of Maria Ressa’s 1986 classmates invite you to join us in taking a very simple step to do that, by subscribing to her news organization, Rappler+.”

OPINION | May 5