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Professor of African American Studies Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor spoke at Duke University on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
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Professor of African American Studies Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, in an excerpt from her keynote address at Duke University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Commemoration, reflects on the effort to turn Dr. Martin Luther King from a social reformer with complicated and evolving politics into an inoffensive national hero.

Professor of African American Studies Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, in an excerpt from her keynote address at Duke University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Commemoration, reflects on the effort to turn Dr. Martin Luther King from a social reformer with complicated and evolving politics into an inoffensive national hero.


McCosh Health Center
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

Isolation for vaccinated students reduced to 5-day minimum in COVID-19 policy update

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

Students will also be asked to alert their close contacts as the University focuses its contact tracing protocol on “populations that are at the highest risk of transmission on campus.”

NEWS | 4 days ago

Meet the 146th Managing Board of the 'Prince'

It’s a new year, and with it comes a new set of editors for The Daily Princetonian. Today, we introduce you to the upper management of the 146th managing board of the ‘Prince.’

It’s a new year, and with it comes a new set of editors for The Daily Princetonian. Today, we introduce you to the upper management of the 146th managing board of the ‘Prince.’

PODCAST | 4 days ago

Denise Applewhite / Office of Communications

For a safe semester, N95 masks must be free, accessible, and required indoors

Guest Contributor Christopher Lugo argues that the University must mandate N95 masks and make them free and accessible to combat the rising prevalence of the infectious omicron variant.

Guest Contributor Christopher Lugo argues that the University must mandate N95 masks and make them free and accessible to combat the rising prevalence of the infectious omicron variant.

OPINION | 4 days ago

The men’s basketball team celebrates after Matt Allocco secures the win against Cornell for the Tigers.
Courtesy of GoPrincetonTigers.com

Sports Recap: Basketball sweeps the league, WIH splits, WRE suffers tough home opener

Head Sports Editors Sreesha Ghosh and Julia Nguyen break down the Tigers’ wins and losses this past week: basketball secures wins in the league, WIH battles against Long Island and Clarkson, and Wrestling takes on North Carolina. 

Head Sports Editors Sreesha Ghosh and Julia Nguyen break down the Tigers’ wins and losses this past week: basketball secures wins in the league, WIH battles against Long Island and Clarkson, and Wrestling takes on North Carolina. 

SPORTS | 4 days ago

Students in McCosh 50 while Professor David Miller teaches on Zoom
John Raulston Graham / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton Disability Collective: Online learning and teaching options must be available to all

Guest contributors representing the Princeton Disability Collective and Princeton Graduate Student United Coordinating Committee demand remote options for teaching and learning when classes resume, arguing that the desire for a “normal semester” shouldn’t outweigh the health risks of in-person classes.

Guest contributors representing the Princeton Disability Collective and Princeton Graduate Student United Coordinating Committee demand remote options for teaching and learning when classes resume, arguing that the desire for a “normal semester” shouldn’t outweigh the health risks of in-person classes.

OPINION | 4 days ago

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Lewis Thomas Laboratory, where COVID-19 tests are processed on campus.
Daily Princetonian Staff / The Daily Princetonian

Cases among faculty, staff, undergraduates rise ahead of students’ return to campus

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

According to the University’s COVID-19 Dashboard, faculty and staff cases have tripled and cases among undergraduate students have more than doubled in the past week.

NEWS | 4 days ago

The Town Council meets via Zoom on Monday, Jan 10.
Photo Credit: Charlie Roth

Town Council announces indoor mask mandate effective Jan. 13

The town of Princeton announced the re-implementation of the indoor mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This policy change comes in the wake of rising cases in the town of Princeton and in the state, as the omicron variant reaches its surge.

The town of Princeton announced the re-implementation of the indoor mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This policy change comes in the wake of rising cases in the town of Princeton and in the state, as the omicron variant reaches its surge.

NEWS | 4 days ago

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton's personal travel restrictions don't make sense

Guest Contributor Aidan Hintermaier argues that restrictions on personal travel needlessly impact students’ mental health while doing nothing to maintain a protective COVID bubble.

Guest Contributor Aidan Hintermaier argues that restrictions on personal travel needlessly impact students’ mental health while doing nothing to maintain a protective COVID bubble.

OPINION | 4 days ago

Kevin O’Toole against Fairfield at Sherrerd Field on September 15, 2021.
Shelley M. Szwast/goprincetontigers.com

Kevin O’Toole ’22 selected by New York City FC in Major League Soccer SuperDraft

On Tuesday evening, Princeton men’s soccer captain Kevin O’Toole ’22 was selected with the 34th overall pick by New York City FC in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft. 

On Tuesday evening, Princeton men’s soccer captain Kevin O’Toole ’22 was selected with the 34th overall pick by New York City FC in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft. 

SPORTS | 4 days ago

A box of papers outside of the Student Publication Center at 48 University Place.
Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Letter to the Editor: Why is the ‘Prince’ so negative?

Alumnus Jorge Aguilar critiques the tone of The Daily Princetonian Opinion section as excessively critical of the University and suggests there are other topics that should capture the interest of Princeton students.

Alumnus Jorge Aguilar critiques the tone of The Daily Princetonian Opinion section as excessively critical of the University and suggests there are other topics that should capture the interest of Princeton students.

OPINION | 4 days ago

Dean of the College Jill Dolan speaks at USG Town Hall on Jan. 5
Lia Opperman / The Daily Princetonian

University administrators discuss return to campus and COVID-19 protocols during Town Hall

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.

Administrators emphasized that the policies for the semester remain “very much in progress,“ as students will be required to follow travel and social gathering requirements through at least mid-February.

NEWS | January 5

A COVID-19 testing site during the University’s first week of asymptomatic testing in August 2020.
Courtesy of Denise Applewhite / Princeton University Office of Communications

We're triple-vaxxed and masked. It's time to end asymptomatic testing.

“We are stuck in a mind-numbing cycle of restrictions any time there are a few dozen of mostly asymptomatic COVID-19 cases on campus and will likely remain so for a long time, unless the administrators seriously reorient their approach to the virus and our wellbeing.”

“We are stuck in a mind-numbing cycle of restrictions any time there are a few dozen of mostly asymptomatic COVID-19 cases on campus and will likely remain so for a long time, unless the administrators seriously reorient their approach to the virus and our wellbeing.”

OPINION | January 5