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COVID-19 testing optional, boosters not required: Princeton to ‘resume pre-COVID-19 schedules’

Effective immediately, students are “no longer required to submit asymptomatic test samples” for COVID-19, according to a memo from University administrators on Thursday, July 28. The memo to students also stated that booster vaccines will no longer be required.

Effective immediately, students are “no longer required to submit asymptomatic test samples” for COVID-19, according to a memo from University administrators on Thursday, July 28. The memo to students also stated that booster vaccines will no longer be required.

NEWS | July 28

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Construction delays in Yeh College, NCW could temporarily relocate students this fall

According to a University memo, both dormitories and common spaces within the colleges may be incomplete in September. Some students may be forced to stay temporarily in First College dorm rooms which have not yet been demolished.

According to a University memo, both dormitories and common spaces within the colleges may be incomplete in September. Some students may be forced to stay temporarily in First College dorm rooms which have not yet been demolished.

NEWS | July 20

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In wake of mass shootings, Princeton students, community rally for gun control

Following the loss of 21 lives in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Princeton students and community members have come together, advocating for gun reform and rallying for the national movement against gun violence.

Following the loss of 21 lives in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Princeton students and community members have come together, advocating for gun reform and rallying for the national movement against gun violence.

NEWS | June 21

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‘I felt like I had to be here’: Looking back at the first Reunions since start of COVID-19 pandemic

The University welcomed back almost 25,000 alumni and their families back to campus for Reunions for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Notable events include “The One and Only P-Rade,“ alumni-faculty panels and after-hours social events.  

Princeton University welcomed back almost 25,000 alumni and their families back to campus for Reunions for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Notable events include “The One and Only P-Rade,“ alumni-faculty panels and after-hours social events. 

NEWS | May 29

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Wendy Kopp ’89 speaks on activism, service, impact at 2022 Baccalaureate Ceremony

“For your generation that is more aware of and passionate about tackling injustice than any before, my hope is that you will recognize that your time is your biggest asset, and that driven by your values and the purpose of shaping a better future, you’ll be intentional and conscious about where to put your energy,” Kopp said. 

“For your generation that is more aware of and passionate about tackling injustice than any before, my hope is that you will recognize that your time is your biggest asset, and that driven by your values and the purpose of shaping a better future, you’ll be intentional and conscious about where to put your energy,” Kopp said. 

NEWS | May 27

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Dr. Anthony Fauci delivers keynote address at 2022 Class Day

Fauci, who has become a national figure during his time as an advisor to the U.S. government during the COVID-19 pandemic, spoke on the pandemic, the nation’s response to it, and racial equity.

Fauci, who has become a national figure during his time as an advisor to the U.S. government during the COVID-19 pandemic, spoke on the pandemic, the nation’s response to it, and racial equity.

NEWS | May 27

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275th Commencement ceremony celebrates the Class of 2022

1,234 undergraduate degrees and 655 graduate degrees were awarded; the graduates represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries. Approximately 18 percent of the class are first-generation college students.

1,234 undergraduate degrees and 655 graduate degrees were awarded; the graduates represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries. Approximately 18 percent of the class are first-generation college students.

NEWS | May 25

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Princeton campus mourns the deaths of two undergraduate students, Jazz Chang ’23 and Justin Lim ’25, within one week

Students were informed of the passing of Jazz Chang '23 on May 13 and, only five days later, the passing of Justin Lim '25 on May 18. 

Students were informed of the passing of Jazz Chang '23 on May 13 and, only five days later, the passing of Justin Lim '25 on May 18. 

NEWS | May 19

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Princeton Committee on Palestine holds Nakba Day vigil for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Organizers gathered in front of Nassau Hall, held a Palestinian flag, and several wore keffiyehs. President of the Princeton Committee on Palestine Eric Periman ’23 spoke and invited community members to  mourn Abu Akleh’s death. 

Organizers gathered in front of Nassau Hall, held a Palestinian flag, and several wore keffiyehs. President of the Princeton Committee on Palestine Eric Periman ’23 spoke and invited community members to  mourn Abu Akleh’s death. 

NEWS | May 17

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Princeton summer journalism program to remain virtual in 2022, as theater program returns to in person

Interim housing is only available to students who will be directly involved in Reunions in some way, either by performing or working. The Princeton Summer Theatre has been allocated 30 beds for the program.

Interim housing is only available to students who will be directly involved in Reunions in some way, either by performing or working. The Princeton Summer Theatre has been allocated 30 beds for the program.

NEWS | May 13

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Three years ago, it was an undergraduate senior thesis. Now, it’s the basis of the Class of 2026 Pre-read.

Salama’s work stems from reporting taken in fulfillment of Salama’s senior thesis, which won the Ricardo Piglia Award and Stanley J. Stein Prize for Best Senior Thesis in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University. 

Salama’s work stems from reporting taken in fulfillment of Salama’s senior thesis, which won the Ricardo Piglia Award and Stanley J. Stein Prize for Best Senior Thesis in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University.

NEWS | May 6

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Some student group members seek alternative housing for 2022 Reunions after being denied housing

67.6 percent of requests for Reunions housing from student performing groups were fulfilled, according to University Communications. Students who did not receive housing from the University must find alternative options.

67.6 percent of requests for Reunions housing from student performing groups were fulfilled, according to University Communications. Students who did not receive housing from the University must find alternative options.

NEWS | April 29

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Princeton’s AccessAbility Center celebrates 5 years of serving students on campus

The AccessAbility Center celebrated its five-year anniversary, with Director for Disability Services Liz Erickson as well as AccessAbility Center Fellows Naomi Hess ’22 and Harper Chambers ’24 discussing the mission of the Center, past and present. 

The AccessAbility Center celebrated its five-year anniversary, with Director for Disability Services Liz Erickson as well as AccessAbility Center Fellows Naomi Hess ’22 and Harper Chambers ’24 discussing the mission of the Center, past and present. 

NEWS | April 24

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USG Senate upholds appeal over Caterpillar referendum, will withhold statement to University for or against referendum

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”

NEWS | April 20