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A gift of music: Princeton University Orchestra’s stunning spring concert

Contributing writer for the Prospect Sage Kanemaru reviews the Princeton University Orchestra’s most recent concert, especially reflecting on the performance of the four featured musicians. 

Contributing writer for the Prospect Sage Kanemaru reviews the Princeton University Orchestra’s most recent concert, especially reflecting on the performance of the four featured musicians. 

THE PROSPECT | March 13

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PPop Up: Student-run fine dining takes center stage — on a budget

Contributing Writer for the Prospect Joshua Yang reviews a new student-run fine dining experience, PPop Up, an invitation-only pop-up restaurant located in the 1903 basement. 

Contributing Writer for the Prospect Joshua Yang reviews a new student-run fine dining experience, PPop Up, an invitation-only pop-up restaurant located in the 1903 basement. 

THE PROSPECT | March 3

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'My art is a reflection of my internal state': Reflections on exploring sculpture at Princeton

Contributing Writer Audrey Zhang takes readers through the process of creating her first sculpture, the inspirations she drew from, and her thought process while building.

Contributing Writer Audrey Zhang takes readers through the process of creating her first sculpture, the inspirations she drew from, and her thought process while building.

THE PROSPECT | February 20

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Berrada ’22 explores young Black love in “B + M”

“Silma’s works defy convention and cliché. She is really honing into the detail and nuance of this particular dynamic and this particular couple,“ said Shariffa Ali, a lecturer in the theater department and Berrada’s advisor. Auhjanae McGee, head editor emerita of The Prospect, speaks with the creators behind “B + M,” a play about young Black love written by Silma Berrada ’22.

“Silma’s works defy convention and cliché. She is really honing into the detail and nuance of this particular dynamic and this particular couple,“ said Shariffa Ali, a lecturer in the theater department and Berrada’s advisor. Auhjanae McGee, head editor emerita of The Prospect, speaks with the creators behind “B + M,” a play about young Black love written by Silma Berrada ’22.

THE PROSPECT | February 17

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On Van Gogh: what it means to be ‘useful’ in the world

Staff Writer for the Prospect Thia Bian reflects on Van Gogh’s letters, his desperation to change the world, and the lesson that “little happinesses” are more important than the pressure to be revolutionary.

Staff Writer for the Prospect Thia Bian reflects on Van Gogh’s letters, his desperation to change the world, and the lesson that “little happinesses” are more important than the pressure to be revolutionary.

THE PROSPECT | February 17

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Navigating doubts, hopes, and hormone replacement therapy at Princeton

“As I waited to be seen by the next practitioner, I thought back through the journey which led me to that room.” In an anonymous guest contribution to The Prospect, a Princeton student shares their journey to beginning gender-affirming care at McCosh Health Center.

“As I waited to be seen by the next practitioner, I thought back through the journey which led me to that room.” In an anonymous guest contribution to The Prospect, a Princeton student shares their journey to beginning gender-affirming care at McCosh Health Center.

THE PROSPECT | February 14

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Vote100 and Hasan Minhaj are not for brown students like me

After attending Vote100’s event with Hasan Minhaj and professor Kevin Kruse, Contributing Prospect Writer Mollika Jai Singh examines the contrast between their own experience and Minhaj’s statements on the South Asian experience.

After attending Vote100’s event with Hasan Minhaj and professor Kevin Kruse, Contributing Prospect Writer Mollika Jai Singh examines the contrast between their own experience and Minhaj’s statements on the South Asian experience. 

THE PROSPECT | February 9

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The love in buying and receiving flowers

“At any point, I could have stopped buying flowers. Instead, every two weeks, I chose to keep giving them to myself, to my home. It is that act of renewal that made flowers so beautiful to me.”

“At any point, I could have stopped buying flowers. Instead, every two weeks, I chose to keep giving them to myself, to my home. It is that act of renewal that made flowers so beautiful to me.”

THE PROSPECT | February 8

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Breaking the cycle of disappointment: Animal Collective’s “Time Skiffs”

“Animal Collective went on autopilot for “Time Skiffs” in the best way possible. Its refreshing departure has quenched the drought.” Contributing Writer Nathan Beck reviews Animal Collective’s new album “Time Skiffs” for The Prospect.

“Animal Collective went on autopilot for “Time Skiffs” in the best way possible. Its refreshing departure has quenched the drought.” Contributing Writer Nathan Beck reviews Animal Collective’s new album “Time Skiffs” for The Prospect.

THE PROSPECT | February 8

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Theatre Intime’s Freshman One-Act Festival: "A Rollicking Success"

Theatre Intime presented the Freshman One-Act Festival over the weekend. Featuring four short plays, a company of first year students considers what it means to live a banal life, how to live in times of crisis, and what the medium of the stage can be. Senior Writer Gabriel Robare reviews for The Prospect.

Theatre Intime presented the Freshman One-Act Festival over the weekend. Featuring four short plays, a company of first year students considers what it means to live a banal life, how to live in times of crisis, and what the medium of the stage can be. Senior Writer Gabriel Robare reviews for The Prospect.

THE PROSPECT | February 7

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Lunar New Year, on Princeton’s campus

To better understand what Lunar New Year looks like for students on Princeton’s campus, The Prospect solicited reflections from its editors and staff, as well as staffers from the ‘Prince’ at large.

To better understand what Lunar New Year looks like for students on Princeton’s campus, The Prospect solicited reflections from its editors and staff, as well as staffers from the ‘Prince’ at large.

THE PROSPECT | February 2

Sam Spector ’24 discusses self-destruction and moving on in ‘Best Day of My Life’

 “‘Best Day of My Life’ is a breath of fresh air, at once a nod to emo and pop-punk musical influences over the course of the past decade and a stunningly new direction for Spector’s work.”

 “‘Best Day of My Life’ is a breath of fresh air, at once a nod to emo and pop-punk musical influences over the course of the past decade and a stunningly new direction for Spector’s work.” 

THE PROSPECT | January 30