Seven gap year students reflect on their decision to work for political campaigns, the ups and downs of the job, and the importance of voting. “There’s no better way to learn about politics and how it works than to be on a campaign,” said Ben Bograd ’23.
In a conversation with Neuroscience professor Sam Wang, former Congressman Beto O'Rourke talked voting rights and his efforts to increase voter engagement in the upcoming election. The event, hosted by the Princeton Gerrymandering Project, also put on display two redistricting tools created to combat partisan gerrymandering.
Increasingly political content in entertainment is quickly becoming an epochal, cultural trend. But despite its increasing frequency, it continues to be accompanied by staunch, resolute objection: people continue to dislike the invasive nature of today’s politics, and especially its invasion into entertainment and media. But perhaps those voices are forgetting that entertainment has always been political and nowhere is this more clearly seen than in the rich history of protest music in the United States of America.
While there is not a Nobel Prize for Architecture, there are a number of coveted top prizes in the field. One of these prizes, the Royal Gold Medal, was recently awarded to Sir David Adjaye, whose firm Adjaye Associates is designing the new Princeton University Art Museum. In 2018, it was announced that Adjaye and his firm would be behind the redesign of the Princeton University Art Museum, with construction slated to be completed in late 2024.
Buck opened the event with a discussion on the rise of “cancel culture” in today’s political society, saying, “I’m really concerned about the cancel culture that we see in the country right now and on campuses, and really, it has permeated into the larger society.”
Congressman Buck opened the event with a discussion on the rise of “cancel culture” in today’s political society, saying, “I’m really concerned about the cancel culture that we see in the country right now and on campuses, and really, it has permeated into the larger society.”
The reality is, nothing will be done for the students and campus workers who need change, so long as the venal relic of an antidemocratic administration hoards the University’s assets and the Board of Trustees are compelled by their very job descriptions to relieve anti-racism of whatever fangs it might carry.
The night began with discussion of the Department of Education (DOE)'s civil rights investigation into the University. One student, inquiring about the ongoing probe, asked whether there were indeed allegations of racism at Princeton and whether they are complying with the investigation in a manner that protects student privacy.
“All of the sudden we find that the rate of white patch development is totally related to how much parental feedback they got,” Ghazanfar said. “What that’s telling us is that this affiliated behavior, that we saw a correlation with the size of their white patch, is also developmental linked. And that was, I mean, it was just totally incredible.”