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Charter Club changed guest policy after conservative professor’s lunch. After headlines, the policy was reversed.

After notable conservative professor Robert P. George came for lunch, Charter Club announced a new policy making it more difficult for students to bring faculty members as guests. The move came due to students' objections to the professors' political views. The saga made national headlines and, days later, the policy was revoked.

After a notable conservative professor came for lunch, Charter Club announced a new policy making it more difficult for students to bring faculty members as guests. The move came due to students' objections to the professors' political views. The saga made national headlines and, days later, the policy was revoked.

NEWS | April 4

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Dillon Gym revokes self-swipe entry amid building expansion

As Dillon Gym expands, a new policy requires front desk staff to swipe student IDs on a scanner behind the desk. Previously, patrons could quickly swipe into the gym themselves, a system which sometimes created security issues.

As Dillon Gym expands, a new policy requires front desk staff to swipe student IDs on a scanner behind the desk. Previously, patrons could quickly swipe into the gym themselves, a system which sometimes created security issues.

NEWS | April 3

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Student groups express frustration with reserving Richardson and other performance spaces

The ‘Prince’ spoke to multiple student performing arts groups that have experienced difficulty reserving Richardson Auditorium for performances, citing long wait times due to the high desirability of the space.

The ‘Prince’ spoke to multiple student performing arts groups that have experienced difficulty reserving Richardson Auditorium for performances, citing long wait times due to the high desirability of the space.

NEWS | April 1

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Class of 2028 admitted, first class following affirmative action ban

On Thursday, March 28, the Class of 2028 received offers of admission in the regular decision round. This is the first round of admissions following the Supreme Court ban on affirmative admission in June 2023. The ‘Prince’ spoke with some accepted students, who expressed their views on affirmative action and described what led them to apply to Princeton.

On Thursday, March 28, the Class of 2028 received offers of admission in the regular decision round. This is the first round of admissions following the Supreme Court ban on affirmative admission in June 2023. The ‘Prince’ spoke with some accepted students, who expressed their views on affirmative action and described what led them to apply to Princeton.

NEWS | April 1

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Why are VIS classes so difficult to get into?

In recent years, VIS classes have been notoriously difficult to get into. Hundreds of students were on waitlists for Spring 2024 VIS classes. With course enrollment around the corner, The Prospect answers the question of why these courses are so difficult to actually get into.

In recent years, VIS classes have been notoriously difficult to get into. Hundreds of students were on waitlists for Spring 2024 VIS classes. With course enrollment around the corner, The Prospect answers the question of why these courses are so difficult to actually get into.

THE PROSPECT | March 29

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Tower President to lead the ICC for the first time in 14 years

With new officers taking over at the 11 eating clubs that line Prospect, fresh leadership at the Interclub Council (ICC) will take the helm of the organization that coordinates Street Week and other street-wide initiatives.

With new officers taking over at the 11 eating clubs that line Prospect, fresh leadership at the Interclub Council (ICC) will take the helm of the organization that coordinates Street Week and other street-wide initiatives.

NEWS | March 27

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Frist Health Center construction continues past working hours, disturbing some student residents

As construction continues across campus, overnight work has been occurring on the site of the new Frist Health Center. While Princeton Town Ordinance limits the hours construction can occur, the University is exempt.

As construction continues across campus, overnight work has been occurring on the site of the new Frist Health Center. While Princeton Town Ordinance limits the hours construction can occur, the University is exempt.

NEWS | March 27

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Following technical difficulties, NCW room draw rescheduled for Wednesday and Thursday

Rooms in Kanji Hall, one of the more popular choices among NCW residents, were not shown as available on the My Housing portal, necessitating a re-run of the NCW draw.

Rooms in Kanji Hall, one of the more popular choices among NCW residents, were not shown as available on the My Housing portal, necessitating a re-run of the NCW draw.

NEWS | March 26

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Tigers trek to New York, Silicon Valley over Spring Break

Over Spring Break, the Princeton E-Club sponsored a TigerTrek to New York City and a TigerTrek to Silicon Valley for students to learn about different career paths and a variety of disciplines, including finance, artificial intelligence (AI), and tech.

Over Spring Break, the Princeton E-Club sponsored a TigerTrek to New York City and a TigerTrek to Silicon Valley for students to learn about different career paths and a variety of disciplines, including finance, artificial intelligence (AI), and tech.

NEWS | March 26

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Preliminary fall 2024 course offerings leaked on Fizz three days early

An incomplete list of fall 2024 course offerings was leaked on Fizz this morning, three days before the official list was set to be released. The 'Prince' spoke to student app developers to find out how something like this can happen.

An incomplete list of fall 2024 course offerings was leaked on Fizz this morning, three days before the official list was set to be released. The 'Prince' spoke to student app developers to find out how something like this can happen.

NEWS | March 26

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New Rocky ADSL Fung-Janardhan talks mental health in interview

Monica Fung-Janardhan has recently been named Assistant Dean for Student Life of Rockefeller College. She sat down for an interview with the ‘Prince’ to explain her previous positions and plans for her time at the University.

Monica Fung-Janardhan has recently been named Assistant Dean for Student Life of Rockefeller College. She sat down for an interview with the ‘Prince’ to explain her previous positions and plans for her time at the University.

NEWS | March 25

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27 Young Alumni Trustee candidates announcement; represent multidimensional class

A University press release to The Daily Princetonian has unveiled the 27 members of the Class of 2024 who are eligible for the primary elections for the Class of 2024’s Young Alumni Trustee (YAT). Eligibility requirements have changed this year, with the new rules being more in line with the no campaigning rule.

A University press release to The Daily Princetonian has unveiled the 27 members of the Class of 2024 who are eligible for the primary elections for the Class of 2024’s Young Alumni Trustee (YAT). Eligibility requirements have changed this year, with the new rules being more in line with the no campaigning rule.

NEWS | March 22

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‘On a Gaza genocide’ event featuring Finkelstein GS ’87 draws hundreds

On March 21, author Norman Finkelstein GS ’87 and journalist Chris Hedges gave a talk titled “On the Gaza Genocide" in McCosh Hall 50, drawing over 300 attendees. Finkelstein’s critical views towards Israel have drawn controversy over the years.

On March 21, author Norman Finkelstein GS ’87 and journalist Chris Hedges gave a talk titled “On the Gaza Genocide" in McCosh Hall 50, drawing over 300 attendees. Finkelstein’s critical views towards Israel have drawn controversy over the years.

NEWS | March 22

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‘A Jewish home away from home’: Chabad House opens this week after renovations

After two years of operating from a building on Nassau Street, the Chabad of Princeton University opens its renovated headquarters this week. The renovated building is 8,400 square feet and includes a Great Hall, sanctuary, library, guest rooms, and family apartment, among other features.

After two years of operating from a building on Nassau Street, the Chabad of Princeton University opens its renovated headquarters this week. The renovated building is 8,400 square feet and includes a Great Hall, sanctuary, library, guest rooms, and family apartment, among other features.

NEWS | March 20

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‘A second family’: Muslim Student Association, campus organizations cater to community during Ramadan

A conglomeration of groups on campus have undertaken a collaborative effort to support Muslim students during Ramadan, which began March 10 and runs through April 9. A number of prayer spaces across campus, as well as increased meal options, are being offered this year to serve an estimated Muslim population of about 400 people.

A conglomeration of groups on campus have undertaken a collaborative effort to support Muslim students during Ramadan, which began March 10 and runs through April 9. A number of prayer spaces across campus, as well as increased meal options, are being offered this year to serve an estimated Muslim population of about 400 people.

NEWS | March 20

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‘There’s nothing artificial about artificial intelligence’: Fei-Fei Li on ’28 Pre-Read

On Friday, Feb. 23, the University announced that this year’s Princeton Pre-Read for the Class of 2028 will be “The Worlds I See” by Fei-Fei Li ’99. A specialist in AI, machine learning, deep learning, and computer vision, Li relates in her memoir her experiences as a researcher, a Princeton student, and a Chinese immigrant in America — a blend of the deeply personal and professional.

On Friday, Feb. 23, the University announced that this year’s Princeton Pre-Read for the Class of 2028 will be “The Worlds I See” by Fei-Fei Li ’99. A specialist in AI, machine learning, deep learning, and computer vision, Li relates in her memoir her experiences as a researcher, a Princeton student, and a Chinese immigrant in America — a blend of the deeply personal and professional.

NEWS | March 19

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Updates in campus construction timelines: A focus on sustainability and accessibility

Construction continues across campus, with aspects of the steam to hot water and conversion project finishing up in central campus. Accessibility is being encouraged through development of pathways across campus, including north-south and east-west connectors.

Construction continues across campus, with aspects of the steam to hot water and conversion project finishing up in central campus. Accessibility is being encouraged through development of pathways across campus, including north-south and east-west connectors.

NEWS | March 18

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‘Largest U.S. retrospective exhibition’ of Ulises Carrión Bogard’s work in Milberg Gallery

In Princeton University Library’s (PUL) newest exhibition, “Ulises Carrión: Bookworks and Beyond,” Ulises Carrión Bogard’s work in modern art is celebrated. According to a post on X from @PULibrary, the “exhibition [is] the largest U.S. retrospective exhibition of [Carrión]’s work to date.”

In Princeton University Library’s (PUL) newest exhibition, “Ulises Carrión: Bookworks and Beyond,” Ulises Carrión Bogard’s work in modern art is celebrated. According to a post on X from @PULibrary, the “exhibition [is] the largest U.S. retrospective exhibition of [Carrión]’s work to date.”

NEWS | March 5

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University convenes task force to address hazing

Vice President for Campus Life Rochelle Calhoun recently sent out an email reporting no new incidents of confirmed hazing in the last six months and announcing the creation of a Hazing Prevention and Response Task Force, which will work alongside the StopHazing Hazing Prevention Consortium.

Vice President for Campus Life Rochelle Calhoun recently sent out an email reporting no new incidents of confirmed hazing in the last six months and announcing the creation of a Hazing Prevention and Response Task Force, which will work alongside the StopHazing Hazing Prevention Consortium.

NEWS | March 4