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Class of 2025 discusses systemic racism during orientation

The module centered around the To Be Known and Heard virtual gallery, which depicts vignettes of “Princeton’s long and complex relationship with racism” starting from the 18th century to modern time, according to the site. During the training session, RCAs led their first-years through explorations of the virtual gallery and discussions on how to navigate conversations around race and identity. 

The module centered around the To Be Known and Heard virtual gallery, which depicts vignettes of “Princeton’s long and complex relationship with racism” starting from the 18th century to modern time, according to the site. During the training session, RCAs led their first-years through explorations of the virtual gallery and discussions on how to navigate conversations around race and identity. 

NEWS | September 13

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Name of Woodrow Wilson Honorary Debate Panel faces contention

While a number of institutions have changed their titles from former namesake Woodrow Wilson Class of 1879, the Woodrow Wilson Honorary Debate Panel has maintained its name.

While a number of institutions have changed their titles from former namesake Woodrow Wilson Class of 1879, the Woodrow Wilson Honorary Debate Panel has maintained its name.

NEWS | September 13

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Doing enough: what high-risk individuals can teach us about COVID-19 safety

Tenna’s perspective on the danger that large social events pose to high-risk students illuminates two substantial shortcomings in the way COVID-19 safety is typically discussed at Princeton.

Tenna’s perspective on the danger that large social events pose to high-risk students illuminates two substantial shortcomings in the way COVID-19 safety is typically discussed at Princeton.

OPINION | September 13

Wintersession and Campus Engagement Coordinator Judy Jarvis spoke before the Undergraduate Student Government at their September 12 meeting. 
Caitlin Limestahl / The Daily Princetonian

USG hears from Wintersession coordinator, discusses task forces

According to Jarvis, domestic travel during Wintersession will resume this year but only for locations accessible by ground transportation. The courses that do take trips will be on a local and regional level. 

According to Jarvis, domestic travel during Wintersession will resume this year but only for locations accessible by ground transportation. The courses that do take trips will be on a local and regional level. 

NEWS | September 13

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The Olympic Dream with Mo Hamza

In the season two opener of Go With the Flo, we discuss Mo’s journey to being a two time Olympian including how he got started in fencing, the differences between his Rio and Tokyo experiences, and bumping into Usain Bolt, Kevin Durant, and Michael Phelps. Plus we discuss what we’re looking forward to the most about being back on campus, and much more!

In the season two opener of Go With the Flo, we discuss Mo’s journey to being a two time Olympian including how he got started in fencing, the differences between his Rio and Tokyo experiences, and bumping into Usain Bolt, Kevin Durant, and Michael Phelps. Plus we discuss what we’re looking forward to the most about being back on campus, and much more!

PODCAST | September 13

Roses laid at a memorial for Jeffrey D. Wiener '90 in the 9/11 Memorial Garden. 
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

This Week in Photos: September 6–12

This week, members of the Princeton community gathered to remember those who died on September 11, 2001. Students celebrated the first week of classes with orientation activities and outdoor fun.

This week, members of the Princeton community gathered to remember those who died on September 11, 2001. Students celebrated the first week of classes with orientation activities and outdoor fun. 

VISUAL ESSAY | September 12

 Evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport
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Afghanistan and the decline of American reliability

“The United States might not be the Land of the Free, but relative to other comparable powers, it is indeed the Land of the Freer. Now, during the 20th anniversary of the heinous terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, it is critical for all Americans to reflect whether Washington has really kept the promises it made when it vowed to fight terrorism, both domestic and foreign.”

“The United States might not be the Land of the Free, but relative to other comparable powers, it is indeed the Land of the Freer. Now, during the 20th anniversary of the heinous terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, it is critical for all Americans to reflect whether Washington has really kept the promises it made when it vowed to fight terrorism, both domestic and foreign.”

OPINION | September 12

A view of the New York City skyline shortly after the Towers fell.
Courtesy of Susan Wheeler

Remembering the day the Towers fell

In observance of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, The Prospect asked Princeton community members — students, faculty, staff, and alumni — to share brief personal reflections and anecdotes. Responses were edited for concision and clarity. 

In observance of the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, The Prospect asked Princeton community members — students, faculty, staff, and alumni — to share brief personal reflections and anecdotes. Responses were edited for concision and clarity. 

THE PROSPECT | September 12

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Princeton to lead Northeast Innovation Hub with $15M NSF grant

Upon receipt of a recent grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Princeton will lead a the NSF Innovation Corps Northeast Hub in collaboration with several other universities in order to better integrate research and the market in an inclusive way.

Upon receipt of a recent grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Princeton will lead a the NSF Innovation Corps Northeast Hub in collaboration with several other universities in order to better integrate research and the market in an inclusive way. 

NEWS | September 12

The Remembrance Bell at the entrance of the 9/11 Memorial Garden.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

On 20th anniversary of 9/11, Princeton community gathers to honor alumni lost

Community members gathered early Saturday to honor the 14 Princetonians whose lives were lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

Community members gathered early Saturday to honor the 14 Princetonians whose lives were lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

NEWS | September 12

Lobby of the Lewis-Sigler Institute. LSI photo by Dante Tisi.

Princeton researchers expose consequences of vaccine nationalism

In a recent paper, several members of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the High Meadows Environmental Institute explained the short-term and long-term consequences of vaccine nationalism.

In a recent paper, several members of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the High Meadows Environmental Institute explained the short-term and long-term consequences of vaccine nationalism.

NEWS | September 12