If we admire the city’s glamour, it’s only right that we study its underlying issues as well.
Let’s replace Bicker culture with service culture.
It is unfair for partial-aid families to continue to have the same financial burden placed on them for this inherently less valuable semester.
Regardless of whether the particular conclusions he draws are correct or not, or whether his chosen language is hyperbolic, he has made a worthwhile contribution that other members of the University community should engage with rather than condemn.
Even as the administration drags its feet in giving us answers or solving already apparent problems, we as students should still hold true to the principles of our motto: “In the Nation’s Service and the Service of Humanity.”
I don’t see why an author’s skin color should play any role in evaluating an argument. People, arguments, viewpoints, and listserv posts should be judged by their content, not by their color.
Science alone cannot combat this pandemic without substantial help from the humanities and a well-blended combination of both in an individual’s education equips them with lifelong tools to respond in the time of a crisis.
Our “apolitical” campus seems to be bordering on apathetic. Although voting has never been more important, Princetonians are still lagging behind the rest of the country and even other universities in voter turnout. The 2020 elections are coming fast, and we should not — we cannot — stand behind the walls of the “bubble” while others decide our future for us.
At best, talk of academic freedom absent a thorough and honest account of ethical research conduct is grandstanding. At worst, it’s a tried and true way to sustain white privilege, uphold the culture of white supremacy, and remain comfortable while others take up the hard work of anti-racism.