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Business Today hosts seminar with Robert Chavez ’77, President and CEO of Hermès of Paris

Robert Chavez ’77, President and CEO of Hermès of Paris, addressed University community members on Wednesday in a Q&A hosted by Business Today, reflecting on his time at Princeton, his creative process, and his personal style.

Robert Chavez ’77, President and CEO of Hermès of Paris, addressed University community members on Wednesday in a Q&A hosted by Business Today, reflecting on his time at Princeton, his creative process, and his personal style.

NEWS | October 27

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‘Meant to be’: Rabbi Gil Steinlauf ’91 returns to Princeton as the Executive Director of the CJL

When Rabbi Gil Steinlauf ’91 learned that the position of Executive Director of Princeton’s Center for Jewish Life (CJL) was open, he was “thunderstruck.” “We have an expression in Yiddish called bashert, which means ‘meant to be.’ And so I threw my hat in the ring,” he said. After serving as a pulpit rabbi for 25 years, this past July, Steinlauf returned to Princeton to take over as Executive Director of the CJL.

When Rabbi Gil Steinlauf ’91 learned that the position of Executive Director of Princeton’s Center for Jewish Life (CJL) was open, he was “thunderstruck.” “We have an expression in Yiddish called bashert, which means ‘meant to be.’ And so I threw my hat in the ring,” he said. After serving as a pulpit rabbi for 25 years, this past July, Steinlauf returned to Princeton to take over as Executive Director of the CJL.

FEATURES | October 25

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USG presses administrators for dining pilot details

USG issued a formal request to administrations on Oct. 14 urging the University to release official information about the upperclass dining pilot. The decision to send the request letter was made unanimously.

USG issued a formal request to administrations on Oct. 14 urging the University to release official information about the upperclass dining pilot. The decision to send the request letter was made unanimously.

NEWS | October 22

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USG debates taking action on potential campus dining changes, passes elections reform

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed voting on an official stance regarding a recently leaked proposal to change upperclass dining, voted to pass a set of reforms to the handbook for student elections, and held a feedback session on Pay with Points in an Oct. 9 meeting.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed voting on an official stance regarding a recently leaked proposal to change upperclass dining, voted to pass a set of reforms to the handbook for student elections, and held a feedback session on Pay with Points in an Oct. 9 meeting.

NEWS | October 11

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‘Having a space where we can be ourselves’: Jessica Lambert ’22 reflects on Indigenous studies, advocacy at Princeton

Jessica Lambert ’22, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation, reflects on her time at Princeton as a student activist for Native American and Indigenous communities on campus. As an Anthropology major with minors in Environmental Studies and Technology & Society, Lambert’s thesis work focused on environmental contamination on Native lands.

Jessica Lambert ’22, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation, reflects on her time at Princeton as a student activist for Native American and Indigenous communities on campus. As an Anthropology major with minors in Environmental Studies and Technology & Society, Lambert’s thesis work focused on environmental contamination on Native lands.

NEWS | October 9

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Students rush to see “Don’t Worry Darling” at Princeton Garden Theater after media controversy

During the Friday and Saturday night shows, student attendees reported loud laughter in the audience during some of the thriller’s most serious, dramatic scenes. 

During the Friday and Saturday night shows, student attendees reported loud laughter in the audience during some of the thriller’s most serious, dramatic scenes. 

NEWS | October 9

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Student leaders propose counterplan to administration-backed dining pilot

In an Oct. 4 email to college listservs, campus student leaders proposed an alternative to the dining pilot program in the works by the University after students raised concerns about the financial ramifications of its implementation.

In an Oct. 4 email to college listservs, campus student leaders proposed an alternative to the dining pilot program in the works by the University after students raised concerns about the financial ramifications of its implementation.

NEWS | October 5

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Some faculty, students look toward the future of the United Kingdom after Queen Elizabeth's death

Following the end of the official mourning period for the death of Queen Elizabeth II, students and faculty reflected on the change of leadership and its implications for international politics. 

Following the end of the official mourning period for the death of Queen Elizabeth II, students and faculty reflected on the change of leadership and its implications for international politics. 

NEWS | October 3

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Farmers’ market moves closer to campus, making produce more accessible to University community

The market was first established in 2009 by a cooperative of restaurants in the Princeton area. Now in its 13th year of operation, the farmers’ market partners with 21 local and regional vendors.

The market was first established in 2009 by a cooperative of restaurants in the Princeton area. Now in its 13th year of operation, the farmers’ market partners with 21 local and regional vendors.

NEWS | September 29

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen crashes International Center Ice Cream Social

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen made a surprise appearance at a social event organized by the Davis International Centre on Sept. 23.  

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen made a surprise appearance at a social event organized by the Davis International Centre on Sept. 23.  

NEWS | September 29

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Princeton after latest financial aid expansion: ‘We still have work to do’

“While it’s good to get people in by having these changes to financial aid, I do still think Princeton has a lot of work to do for their students and for the incoming classes,” one first-year student said.

“While it’s good to get people in by having these changes to financial aid, I do still think Princeton has a lot of work to do for their students and for the incoming classes,” one first-year student said.

NEWS | September 28

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Princeton advises to ‘plan ahead’ for COVID-19 scenarios as students express frustration

One month into the fall semester, some students — particularly those who have had roommates test positive — expressed confusion and concern about the University’s COVID-19 isolation policies.

One month into the fall semester, some students — particularly those who have had roommates test positive — expressed confusion and concern about the University’s COVID-19 isolation policies.

NEWS | September 28

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Comedian Ilana Glazer performs stand up, talks comedy, identity, and success with Jordan Salama ’19

Ilana Glazer performed a stand-up set for Princeton students and community members on Wednesday night before moving to a conversation on comedy and more with recent alumnus Jordan Salama.

Ilana Glazer performed a stand-up set for Princeton students and community members on Wednesday before moving to a conversation on comedy and more with recent alumnus Jordan Salama.

NEWS | September 22

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McCarter Theatre Center shifts to ‘mask optional,’ lifting long-standing COVID-19 mandate

McCarter’s newly relaxed COVID-19 guidelines went into effect for audiences last week. The theater’s current production of “The Wolves” is the first to be performed to unmasked audience members since 2020.

McCarter’s newly relaxed COVID-19 guidelines went into effect for audiences last week. The theater’s current production of “The Wolves” is the first to be performed to unmasked audience members since 2020.

NEWS | September 22

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Blockbuster mental health report recommends increasing CPS funding, access to 24/7 counseling

The report, created and published by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), the Office of Campus Life, and University Health Services (UHS), listed 32 recommendations within four areas of interest. 

The report, created and published by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), the Office of Campus Life, and University Health Services (UHS), listed 32 recommendations within four areas of interest. 

NEWS | September 22