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Princeton from afar

Harsimran Makkad / The Daily Princetonian

College continues, strictly speaking, but without the shared experiences, opportunities, and spaces that made it meaningful. Yet, the stories compiled here also recount how our peers have stood by their convictions and helped one another. Click to read the full September issue.

College continues, strictly speaking, but without the shared experiences, opportunities, and spaces that made it meaningful. Yet, the stories compiled here also recount how our peers have stood by their convictions and helped one another. Click to read the full September issue.


Latest stories

Courtesy of Adji Bousso Dieng

AI expert Adji Bousso Dieng to become first Black female faculty member at SEAS

Dieng, a researcher in generative modeling, is making history as Princeton’s first Black woman in the School of Engineering Applied Science (SEAS) and first Black faculty member in the Department of Computer Science.

Dieng, a researcher in generative modeling, is making history as Princeton’s first Black woman in the School of Engineering Applied Science (SEAS) and first Black faculty member in the Department of Computer Science.

NEWS | September 10

Linh Nguyen / The Daily Princetonian

Fewer than 300 undergraduates return to campus for ROTC training, thesis research, secure housing

Two hundred students have housing precarity, 16 are Army ROTC participants, and 37 of 60 seniors approved for thesis research chose to live on campus. All on-campus students were required to complete online training, a COVID-19 risk assessment, and sign a social contract. 

All on-campus students were required to complete online training, a COVID-19 risk assessment, and sign a social contract.  

NEWS | September 3

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Magazine editor resigns over Dickman’s controversial poem, as U. community weighs in

Backlash over lecturer Michael Dickman’s use of offensive and violent language in a recently published poem led Poetry magazine’s editor to resign last month. We take a close look at the controversy, and how it fits into a broader University-wide grappling with free speech and offensive language.

Backlash over lecturer Michael Dickman’s use of offensive and violent language in a recently published poem led Poetry magazine’s editor to resign last month. We take a close look at the controversy, and how it fits into a broader University-wide grappling with free speech and offensive language.

THE PROSPECT | August 17

An aerial view of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, including the Waikīkī skyline.
Albert Jiang / The Daily Princetonian

Amid outrage from Hawaiʻi residents, plans for college ‘bubble’ popped

Two Princeton alumni garnered national attention last week for plans to create two ‘bubble’ campuses in Hawaiʻi and Arkansas, as many colleges across the country prepare for a virtual semester. After widespread backlash from local Hawaiʻi residents, they will not proceed at either property.

Two Princeton alumni garnered national attention last week for plans to create two ‘bubble’ campuses in Hawaiʻi and Arkansas, as many colleges across the country prepare for a virtual semester. After widespread backlash from local Hawaiʻi residents, they will not proceed at either property.

NEWS | August 16

Harsimran Makkad / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton businesses received over $200M in PPP loans. Some are still struggling.

The U-Store, Tower Club, McCarter Theatre,  Princeton Theological Seminary, Small World Coffee, Labyrinth Books, Jammin’ Crepes, and the Princeton Record Exchange all received loans of over $150,000. Several small business owners told the ‘Prince’ that this lifeline, while helpful, wasn’t enough. 

FEATURES | August 6