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A circle on the ground encouraging social distancing
Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

The virus may have crushed our traditions. It has not crushed our spirit.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the ‘Prince’ will remain digital for the time being. The broadsheet that many of us looked forward to seeing each morning will be missed. But as we well know, the lack of physical presence means nothing for the spirit of our work.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the ‘Prince’ will remain digital for the time being. The broadsheet that many of us looked forward to seeing each morning will be missed. But as we well know, the lack of physical presence means nothing for the spirit of our work.

OPINION | January 26

Vlog: Princeton move-in during a pandemic

As students arrive on campus for the second semester, move-in procedures have shifted significantly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including frequent testing, social distancing protocols, and arrival quarantines for the safety of the community. Follow along with Assistant News Editor Katherine Dailey.

As students arrive on campus for the second semester, move-in procedures have shifted significantly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including frequent testing, social distancing protocols, and arrival quarantines for the safety of the community. Follow along with Assistant News Editor Katherine Dailey.

VIDEO | January 25

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Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

We should have a voice in the University’s COVID response

“Let us be clear. We do not oppose the return of the students. What we want is an end to the unilateral manner in which the University makes decisions on matters concerning the entire community,” guest contributor Marc Schorin writes on behalf of the Princeton Anti-Austerity Coalition.

“Let us be clear. We do not oppose the return of the students. What we want is an end to the unilateral manner in which the University makes decisions on matters concerning the entire community,” guest contributor Marc Schorin writes on behalf of the Princeton Anti-Austerity Coalition.

OPINION | January 24

Sydney Peng / The Daily Princetonian

Editorial Board: Protecting public health can start with a conversation

While understanding that blatant disregard for public well-being should be disciplined, this Board sees empathetic dialogue as a more effective and equitable first option for dealing with pandemic policy transgressions and encourages community members to educate one another.

While understanding that blatant disregard for public wellbeing should be disciplined, this Board sees empathetic dialogue as a more effective and equitable first option for dealing with pandemic policy transgressions and encourages community members to educate one another.

OPINION | January 24

Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton historians condemn Trump administration’s 1776 commission report

Princeton professors denounce former President Trump’s 1776 Commission, a project to promote “patriotic education,”  as an ill-informed backlash to The New York Times’ 1619 project. 

Princeton professors denounce President Trump’s 1776 Commission, a project to promote “patriotic education,”  as an ill-informed backlash to The New York Times’ 1619 project. 

NEWS | January 24

Mitchel Charles ’18, the new Program Coordinator in the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students
Sameer Khan / Fotobuddy

Mitchel Charles ’18 named new ODUS Program Coordinator

Charles will serve as a liaison between student leaders and University offices, offering advice and support to student-led organizations and ensuring that events led by student organizations comply with University policies. 

Charles will serve as a liaison between student leaders and University offices, offering advice and support to student-led organizations and ensuring that events led by student organizations comply with University policies. 

NEWS | January 24

Sen. Ted Cruz ’92 sits for an official portrait.
Courtesy of Ted Cruz Congressional website

Daily Newsletter: January 22, 2021

Students denounce Sen. Ted Cruz '92, Princeton Planning Board approves new University soccer fields, Arrival Quarantine continues on campus. The latest from The Daily Princetonian. 

Students denounce Sen. Ted Cruz ‘92, Princeton Planning Board approves new University soccer fields, Arrival Quarantine continues on campus. The latest from The Daily Princetonian. 

NEWSLETTER | January 22

Michael Vadon / Wikimedia Commons

Editorial Board: Why Princeton cannot stay silent on Sen. Ted Cruz ’92

“We call on President Eisgruber to acknowledge the racist nature of this voter-fraud disinformation campaign and to explicitly condemn Cruz for his role in it.”

“We call on President Eisgruber to acknowledge the racist nature of this voter-fraud disinformation campaign and to explicitly condemn Cruz for his role in it.”

OPINION | January 21

Eating clubs line Prospect Avenue.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

USG discusses virtual Street Week, referenda process at penultimate meeting

In its penultimate meeting, the USG Senate discussed next steps to implement the winter referenda, virtual movie viewings, new student groups, and the COVID Connector hotline.

In its penultimate meeting, the USG Senate discussed next steps to implement the winter referenda, virtual movie viewings, new student groups, and the COVID Connector hotline.

NEWS | January 21

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Why Whig-Clio should strip Ted Cruz ’92 of the James Madison Award

As we have seen, verbal condemnation alone has lost practically all effectiveness in keeping politicians accountable. We must back our words with actions, otherwise we give a free pass to those in power. While I applaud Whig-Clio for condemning the protests and Cruz’s actions, this is insufficient. I assert that Whig-Clio must withdraw the James Madison Award as well.

As we have seen, verbal condemnation alone has lost practically all effectiveness in keeping politicians accountable. We must back our words with actions, otherwise we give a free pass to those in power. While I applaud Whig-Clio for condemning the protests and Cruz’s actions, this is insufficient. I assert that Whig-Clio must withdraw the James Madison Award as well.

OPINION | January 21

Mikaela Avakian / The Daily Princetonian

Five ways to take care of yourself in 2021

2020 was a physically and emotionally taxing year for many of us. The importance of finding outlets to keep us sane and relaxed as the world seemingly explodes cannot be overstated. In the sixth installment of our recommendations series, staff members of The Prospect share various self care activities they have adopted — not only to survive but to thrive — in quarantine. Here are some ways to take care of yourself in 2021.

2020 was a physically and emotionally taxing year for many of us. The importance of finding outlets to keep us sane and relaxed as the world seemingly explodes cannot be overstated. In the sixth installment of our recommendations series, staff members of The Prospect share various self care activities they have adopted — not only to survive but to thrive — in quarantine. Here are some ways to take care of yourself in 2021.

THE PROSPECT | January 21

TapTheForwardAssist | Wikimedia Commons

America isn't better than the events of Jan. 6

After further interrogation, however, I realized that instead of the question, ‘Is this who we really are’, the question really worth asking is: ‘Why are we so surprised that this is the country we live in?’. 

After further interrogation, however, I realized that instead of the question, “Is this who we really are?”, the question really worth asking is: “Why are we so surprised that this is the country we live in?” 

OPINION | January 21

Design for the new Roberts Stadium on East Campus. 
Courtesy of Princeton University Facilities.

Princeton receives approval for new soccer facilities on East Campus, near Jadwin Gymnasium

On Jan. 7, the University received approval for new soccer facilities on East Campus, which will include a new Roberts Stadium and a practice field.

On Jan. 7, the University received approval for new soccer facilities on East Campus, which will include a new Roberts Stadium and a practice field.

SPORTS | January 21