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Princetonians should be multilingual: expand PDF option for language study

“Providing this option would ensure that the bar to entry for any given language remains reasonable in light of the increased demands of study as an undergraduate career progresses. In the present climate of declining language study, the University ought to be willing to act affirmatively in support of student proficiency in foreign languages.”

Providing this option would ensure that the bar to entry for any given language remains reasonable in light of the increased demands of study as an undergraduate career progresses. In the present climate of declining language study, the University ought to be willing to act affirmatively in support of student proficiency in foreign languages.

OPINION | February 19

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The CPUC must act on my petition

“Even more troubling than delay bordering on “justice delayed is justice denied” is the specter that the Judicial Committee Chair is failing fundamental obligations mandated by the CPUC Charter.”

“Even more troubling than delay bordering on “justice delayed is justice denied” is the specter that the Judicial Committee Chair is failing fundamental obligations mandated by the CPUC Charter.”

OPINION | February 19

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Get Princetonians back to innovation, not exploitation

“We can’t afford to use our time on rent-seeking, wringing out the dregs of profit by making broken systems run more smoothly when we so desperately need innovation that tackles problems systemically.”

“We can’t afford to use our time on rent-seeking, wringing out the dregs of profit by making broken systems run more smoothly when we so desperately need innovation that tackles problems systemically.”

OPINION | February 14

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DEI metrics should inform stories, not staff

“Assessments of our staff must be used as a reflection of the degree to which we successfully accomplish our journalistic mission, not as a way to ensure we simply get the best identity representation — though internal diversity will hopefully continue to fluctuate as a result of these improvements in targeted coverage. ”

“Assessments of our staff must be used as a reflection of the degree to which we successfully accomplish our journalistic mission, not as a way to ensure we simply get the best identity representation — though internal diversity will hopefully continue to fluctuate as a result of these improvements in targeted coverage. ”

OPINION | February 14

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Don’t write off the benefits of institutional neutrality

Princeton shouldn’t overlook the power of institutional neutrality to preserve campus discussions of diversity and equity, especially in light of recent restrictive legislation levied towards universities in Florida.

Princeton shouldn’t overlook the power of institutional neutrality to preserve campus discussions of diversity and equity, especially in light of recent restrictive legislation levied towards universities in Florida.

OPINION | February 8

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Letter to the Editor: A Religion Minor is on the way

“We would like Anna and The Daily Princetonian’s readers to know that in January we did, indeed, propose a Religion minor to the Academic Planning Group and the Committee on the Course of Study.”

“We would like Anna and The Daily Princetonian’s readers to know that in January we did, indeed, propose a Religion minor to the Academic Planning Group and the Committee on the Course of Study.”

OPINION | February 8

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Who gets to pick what we study?

“Academics must demand from university leadership a commitment to scholarly self-governance and systems of administrative management that form donor relationships designed to support academic inquiry.”

“Academics must demand from university leadership a commitment to scholarly self-governance and systems of administrative management that form donor relationships designed to support academic inquiry.”

OPINION | February 8

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Revive the creative writing program’s application process

“The CWR program should reinstate an application system that builds classes of students that are diverse and dedicated to being a part of and contributing to a CWR class.”

“The CWR program should reinstate an application system that builds classes of students that are diverse and dedicated to being a part of and contributing to a CWR class.”

OPINION | February 1

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The new age of legacy admissions isn't about preserving culture, but driving change

"But we should also recognize that legacies can contribute something unique, not just to 'preserve' Princeton’s traditions, as is often argued, but also to change them."

“But we should also recognize that legacies can contribute something unique, not just to ‘preserve’ Princeton’s traditions, as is often argued, but also to change them.”

OPINION | February 1

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On the privilege of bearing witness

“For citizens across the world, social media has been an integral tool of organization, of activism, and, most importantly, of bearing witness. In a conflict where the documentation of suffering is deliberately controlled and critically dangerous, the act of viewing bears — and should bear — a more solemn significance.”

“For citizens across the world, social media has been an integral tool of organization, of activism, and, most importantly, of bearing witness. In a conflict where the documentation of suffering is deliberately controlled and critically dangerous, the act of viewing bears — and should bear — a more solemn significance.”

OPINION | January 31

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Serving our readers and ourselves: introducing the Public Editor

“Truth-telling is a tricky business, and simply holding membership in the ‘Prince’ does not prove any inherent ability in conducting it. In recognition of this problem, the ‘Prince’ is changing to become more accountable and more accessible to the public it serves, in order to serve it better.”

“Truth-telling is a tricky business, and simply holding membership in the ‘Prince’ does not prove any inherent ability in conducting it. In recognition of this problem, the ‘Prince’ is changing to become more accountable and more accessible to the public it serves, in order to serve it better.”

OPINION | January 30

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Response to Eisgruber: Your erasure of Palestinian suffering is not “inclusive.”

“Any invocation of “excellence” and “inclusivity” is ethically void as long as this University’s administration remains complicit and silent on Israel’s scholasticide, occupation, and genocide of the Palestinian people.”

“Any invocation of “excellence” and “inclusivity” is ethically void as long as this University’s administration remains complicit and silent on Israel’s scholasticide, occupation, and genocide of the Palestinian people.”

OPINION | January 29

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The USG must help to unburden low-income international students

International students make up a considerable proportion of the student body; it’s time for the USG to work with international students, especially low-income internationals, to improve our Princeton experience.

International students make up a considerable proportion of the student body; it’s time for the USG to work with international students, especially low-income internationals, to improve our Princeton experience.

OPINION | January 24