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Behind The Investigation: Ep. 2 | Princeton’s colonial legacy at Mpala Research Center

Daybreak goes behind an investigation into Kenya’s Mpala Research Center with Assistant News Editor Miriam Waldvogel. We dove into the investigation process, the stories she uncovered, and the colonial history of Princeton’s research in Kenya.

Daybreak goes behind an investigation into Kenya’s Mpala Research Center with Assistant News Editor Miriam Waldvogel. We dove into the investigation process, the stories she uncovered, and the colonial history of Princeton’s research in Kenya.

PODCAST | November 27

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6G Wireless: A new method to reduce food waste w/ Atsutse Kludze GS

B-Cubed sat down with Atsutse Kludze GS ’26 to discuss his lab's recent findings to reduce food waste. The SWAN Lab, in collaboration with Microsoft, found that producers can use 6G wireless signaling to non-invasively quantify and assess produce quality.

B-Cubed sat down with Atsutse Kludze GS ’26 to discuss his lab's recent findings to reduce food waste. The SWAN Lab, in collaboration with Microsoft, found that producers can use 6G wireless signaling to non-invasively quantify and assess produce quality.

PODCAST | November 14

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PUGE: A new gospel choir with a long history

Princeton University Gospel Ensemble, also known as PUGE, reformed at the start of the 2023-24 academic school year. But, this recent iteration is just the newest chapter in a history of student-run gospel choirs that dates back to the early ’80s. 

Princeton University Gospel Ensemble, also known as PUGE, reformed at the start of the 2023-24 academic school year. But, this recent iteration is just the newest chapter in a history of student-run gospel choirs that dates back to the early ’80s. 

PODCAST | November 11

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Learning, Sleep, and Spotify w/ Dr. Elizabeth McDevitt and Dr. Ken Norman

Sleep is an integral, yet often overlooked, part of a Princeton students daily schedule. But, what does our brain actually do when it’s asleep? Dr. Elizabeth McDevitt and Dr. Ken Norman of Princeton Computational Memory Lab sit down with Brains, Black Holes, and Beyond to explain.

Sleep is an integral, yet often overlooked, part of a Princeton students daily schedule. But, what does our brain actually do when it’s asleep? Dr. Elizabeth McDevitt and Dr. Ken Norman of Princeton Computational Memory Lab sit down with Brains, Black Holes, and Beyond to explain.

PODCAST | November 10

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Meet the DJs that ran campus in the ’90s

Back in the ’90s, at the height of the hip-hop scene, one group was at the center of the nightlife scene — the FOPO DJs. Today, Daybreak takes a trip down memory lane and revisits the past with the DJs. Listen in.

Back in the ’90s, at the height of the hip-hop scene, one group was at the center of the nightlife scene — the FOPO DJs. Today, Daybreak takes a trip down memory lane and revisits the past with the DJs. Listen in.

PODCAST | November 5

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Keith Whittington talks academic freedom as he decamps to Yale

Earlier this week, Whittington announced he is leaving Princeton to become a chaired Professor of Law at Yale. Following his announcement, Whittington spoke with The Daily Princetonian's Daybreak podcast on his career, free speech, grade inflation, and the Supreme Court.

Earlier this week, Whittington announced he is leaving Princeton to become a chaired Professor of Law at Yale. Following his announcement, Whittington spoke with The Daily Princetonian's Daybreak podcast on his career, free speech, grade inflation, and the Supreme Court.

ANALYSIS | October 27

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A space for East Asia: The East Asian Library at Princeton

Today, Daybreak looks at the past, present and future of the East Asian Library and Gest Collection. Listen in for an adventure through leaky basements, cozy study spaces, and Chinese knitting collections.

Today, Daybreak looks at the past, present and future of the East Asian Library and Gest Collection. Listen in for an adventure through leaky basements, cozy study spaces, and Chinese knitting collections.

PODCAST | October 14

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Who really runs Princeton?

This week, the ‘Prince’ examined who runs Princeton, searching for the power players on campus. But today, Daybreak looks to answer a slightly different question: “Who’s really running Princeton?”

This week, the ‘Prince’ examined who runs Princeton, searching for the power players on campus. But today, Daybreak looks to answer a slightly different question: “Who’s really running Princeton?”

PODCAST | September 30

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Should you get rich and give it away?

Daybreak revisits Effective Altruism with Professor Peter Singer. We take a look at how the movement has changed since its conception and what those changes mean for the next generation of effective altruists.

Daybreak revisits Effective Altruism with Professor Peter Singer. We take a look at how the movement has changed since its conception and what those changes mean for the next generation of effective altruists.

PODCAST | September 15

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Podcast: Sophomore charged after drunkenly kicking campus police officers

A Princeton undergrad was arrested on four criminal charges, including the assault of two Princeton Public Safety officers.  Listen to learn more about the arrest and the future of campus policing.

A Princeton undergrad was arrested on four criminal charges, including the assault of two Princeton Public Safety officers.  Listen to learn more about the arrest and the future of campus policing. 

PODCAST | June 30

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Senior Thesis Spotlight w/ Hannah Faughnan ’23 and Imani Mulrain ’23

In this episode of Brains, Black Holes, and Beyond, Senna Aldoubosh and Simone Kirkevold sit down with Hannah Faughnan ’23, a senior in the EEB department, and Imani Mulrain ’23, a senior in the Chemistry department, to learn more about their senior theses.

In this episode of Brains, Black Holes, and Beyond, we sit down with Hannah Faughnan ’23, a senior in the EEB department, and Imani Mulrain ’23, a senior in the Chemistry department, to learn more about their senior theses.

PODCAST | May 18