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Adam Sanders / The Daily Princetonian

For many Princeton students, Wawa is more than just the location of a late-night snack run. It’s a staple of the Princeton night-life — a place to go after a night out on the Street or in Firestone library. As the ongoing pandemic causes other late-night campus dining options to shutter their doors, Wawa alone offers satiation to midnight hunger pangs.

For many Princeton students, Wawa is more than just the location of a late-night snack run. It’s a staple of the Princeton night-life — a place to go after a night out on the Street or in Firestone library. As the ongoing pandemic causes other late-night campus dining options to shutter their doors, Wawa alone offers satiation to midnight hunger pangs.


Brad Giovanine, Tavi Gevinson, Ethan Slater, Whit K. Lee,  and Katrina Yaukey in “Assassins” at Classic Stage Company.
Julieta Cervantes / Courtesy of Classic Stage Company

Bringing back Broadway: Princeton artists and students return to New York City theaters

After months with the curtains drawn closed, theaters in New York City have finally been welcoming back artists and audiences. Among the returners are Princeton’s students and professional artists who are excited to be in the room yet also cognizant that so much has changed for live theater.

After months with the curtains drawn closed, theaters in New York City have finally been welcoming back artists and audiences. Among the returners are Princeton’s students and professional artists who are excited to be in the room yet also cognizant that so much has changed for live theater.

THE PROSPECT | 5 days ago

McCosh Health Center
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton increases testing frequency, limits social gatherings amid Thanksgiving COVID-19 surge

Masking guidelines will also remain in place for the remainder of the semester as campus cases increase risk status to “Moderate to High.” Students will be required to test as soon as they return to campus, and to submit two tests per week for the remainder of the semester.

Masking guidelines will also remain in place for the remainder of the semester as campus cases increase risk status to “Moderate to High.” Students will be required to test as soon as they return to campus, and to submit two tests per week for the remainder of the semester.

NEWS | November 27

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

Princeton sees semester’s largest uptick in COVID cases as students depart for Thanksgiving

University-wide COVID-19 positive cases have spiked to their highest levels this semester, and multiple eating clubs reported COVID-positive attendees at events this past weekend, leading to concern among students leaving campus prior to Thanksgiving break.

University-wide COVID-19 positive cases have spiked to their highest levels this semester, and multiple eating clubs reported COVID-positive attendees at events this past weekend, leading to concern among students leaving campus prior to Thanksgiving break.

NEWS | November 23

  
Folarin Okulaja / The Daily Princetonian

A Renaissance Man with Pranav Iyer

In this episode we discuss finding an identity when you come from multiple cultures, the experience of an eating club president, ways to find time for yourself, and much more!

In this episode we discuss finding an identity when you come from multiple cultures, the experience of an eating club president, ways to find time for yourself, and much more!

PODCAST | November 23

Signs on a  pedestrian crosswalk on Nassau street
Sidney Singer / The Daily Princetonian 

Multiple community members report being struck by vehicles, spurring pedestrian safety concerns

At least four people — including one undergraduate student, two graduate students, and one staff member — have been struck by cars on and around campus in the past two months. Concerns for pedestrian safety have become visible in the Princeton community lately, including at a recent CPUC meeting. 

At least four people — including one undergraduate student, two graduate students, and one staff member — have been struck by cars on and around campus in the past two months. Concerns for pedestrian safety have become visible in the Princeton community lately, including at a recent CPUC meeting. 

NEWS | November 22

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Angel Kuo / The Daily Princetonian

‘Bookended by a bonfire’: Tigers take home Ivy League title for first time since 2018

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

NEWS | November 22

José Pablo Fernández García / The Daily Princetonian

The bee's knees: Spelling bees and pop culture

In conversation with Dev Jaiswal ’23, Contributing Writer Clara McWeeny explores what makes spelling bees so compelling and the Scripps National Spelling Bee in particular a cultural force, driving memes and national media attention.

In conversation with Dev Jaiswal ’23, Contributing Writer Clara McWeeny explores what makes spelling bees so compelling and the Scripps National Spelling Bee in particular a cultural force, driving memes and national media attention.

THE PROSPECT | November 21

Sunlight shines through the trees in Firestone Plaza after a rainy weekend. 
Zoe Berman / The Daily Princetonian

University and town recognize veterans with service and reception

The University and town communities came together to celebrate Veteran’s Day in a ceremony that featured speeches from Mayor Mark Freda and current students who are veterans.

The University and town communities came together to celebrate Veteran’s Day in a ceremony that featured speeches from Mayor Mark Freda and current students who are veterans.

NEWS | November 18

Murray-Dodge Hall, which houses the Office of Religious Life.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

To listen, to learn: lessons from interfaith dialogue within Office of Religious Life

The University’s Religious Life Council (RLC) hosted an event they dubbed “Speed Faithing,” a play on speed dating that aimed to foster interfaith community building. Students were encouraged to be as silly or profound as they wished in answering questions like, “What is your definition of love?” This event is part of the RLC’s larger initiative to foster interpersonal understanding on campus.

The University’s Religious Life Council (RLC) hosted an event they dubbed “Speed Faithing,” a play on speed dating that aimed to foster interfaith community building. Students were encouraged to be as silly or profound as they wished in answering questions like, “What is your definition of love?” This event is part of the RLC’s larger initiative to foster interpersonal understanding on campus.

FEATURES | November 17

  
Folarin Okulaja / The Daily Princetonian

Look Mom, I Discovered a Planet! with Julia Berndtsson

In this episode we discuss Julia’s potential discovery of the first planet outside the Milky Way, finding a major you’re passionate about, the transition from Sweden to America, and much more! 

In this episode we discuss Julia’s potential discovery of the first planet outside the Milky Way, finding a major you’re passionate about, the transition from Sweden to America, and much more!  

PODCAST | November 8