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The Olympic Dream with Mo Hamza

In the season two opener of Go With the Flo, we discuss Mo’s journey to being a two time Olympian including how he got started in fencing, the differences between his Rio and Tokyo experiences, and bumping into Usain Bolt, Kevin Durant, and Michael Phelps. Plus we discuss what we’re looking forward to the most about being back on campus, and much more!

In the season two opener of Go With the Flo, we discuss Mo’s journey to being a two time Olympian including how he got started in fencing, the differences between his Rio and Tokyo experiences, and bumping into Usain Bolt, Kevin Durant, and Michael Phelps. Plus we discuss what we’re looking forward to the most about being back on campus, and much more!

PODCAST | September 13

Flooding in Joline Hall.
Courtesy of Alex Moosbrugger

Campus buildings flood, students take shelter amid tornado warning

A number of dorm buildings flooded on Princeton’s campus on Wednesday night after Princeton, along with several other New Jersey counties, was placed under a tornado warning. Students were advised to take cover during the alert.

A number of dorm buildings flooded on Princeton’s campus on Wednesday night after Princeton, along with several other New Jersey counties, was placed under a tornado warning. Students were advised to take cover during the alert.

NEWS | September 1

Class of 2025 students walk at the Pre-Rade.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

First-years welcomed in Opening Exercises, joint Pre-rade with Class of 2024

First-year students took part in several orientation traditions on Sunday, Aug. 29, including Opening Exercises, the Pre-rade, a barbecue dinner, and the Step Sing in front of Whig Hall.

First-year students took part in several orientation traditions on Sunday, Aug. 29, including Opening Exercises, the Pre-rade, a barbecue dinner, and the Step Sing in front of Whig Hall.

NEWS | August 30

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton announces policies on masks in classrooms

Students will be required to wear masks in the classroom, but fully vaccinated instructors may remove their mask for all or part of the class “at their own discretion,” according to new guidance from the University on Monday.

Students will be required to wear masks in the classroom, but fully vaccinated instructors may remove their mask for all or part of the class “at their own discretion,” according to new guidance from the University on Monday.

NEWS | August 23

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A frosh’s guide to thrifting in Princeton

As we approach the beginning of the semester, many of us are thinking about our fall wardrobes — especially those of us who are preparing for our first on-campus semester. If this is your first opportunity to show off your style off screen, here is a guide on where you can thrift some fresh new fits for the fall.

As we approach the beginning of the semester, many of us are thinking about our fall wardrobes — especially those of us who are preparing for our first on-campus semester. If this is your first opportunity to show off your style off screen, here is a guide on where you can thrift some fresh new fits for the fall.

THE PROSPECT | August 20

Johnson, an undergraduate transfer student, with his wife and young daughter.
Thomas Johnson ’22 for The Daily Princetonian

Princeton faculty, students with unvaccinated children prepare for an uncertain fall

“On the one hand, I’m really happy because I miss teaching in-person,” Alberto Bruzos Moro told The Daily Princetonian. “On the other hand, I’m worried because, you know, having a kid at home who is immunocompromised, it is a little concerning. At least until he can get the vaccine.”

On Princeton’s campus, Alberto Bruzos Moro is the director of the Spanish language program, slated to teach two seminars this fall. Off campus, he’s a father to an immunocompromised nine-year-old son.

NEWS | August 20

Bhoomika Chowdhary / The Daily Princetonian

Inside Princeton’s vaccine clinics: The data on shots administered, and who received them

In a total of 21 vaccine clinics held between April 29 and July 7, 2021, the University administered 7,930 doses of the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

In a total of 21 vaccine clinics held between April 29 and July 7, 2021, the University administered 7,930 doses of the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

NEWS | August 20

Photos from the April 1995 protests to establish Asian American Studies and Latino Studies programs
Poaning Wu / The Daily Princetonian

‘A long battle fought’: The history of Princeton’s Asian American Studies program and a renewed push to expand

As AASA advocates for expanding the Asian American Studies program in light of a rise of violence against Asians in the U.S., The Daily Princetonian tracks the struggle for representation on campus back to 1988.

As AASA advocates for expanding the Asian American Studies program in light of a rise of violence against Asians in the U.S., The Daily Princetonian tracks the struggle for representation on campus back to the 1988.

FEATURES | August 16

Frist Campus Center
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Your questions, answered: Administrators discuss fall COVID-19 plans

On Monday, University administrators answered student questions about the logistics of the Fall 2021 term in a Town Hall organized by Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

On Monday, University administrators answered student questions about the logistics of the Fall 2021 term in a Town Hall organized by Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

NEWS | August 10

Marcia Brown / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton to ‘encourage’ mask-wearing for vaccinated individuals, stops short of mask mandate

Given new CDC guidance around indoor masking due to the rise in the Delta variant of COVID-19, unvaccinated individuals will be required to wear masks indoors on campus. This rule will likely only impact a small portion of the population, with over 90 percent of employees and around 90 percent of students already having verified that they are vaccinated. 

Given new CDC guidance around indoor masking due to the rise in the Delta variant of COVID-19, unvaccinated individuals will be required to wear masks indoors on campus. This rule will likely only impact a small portion of the population, with over 90 percent of employees and around 90 percent of students already having verified that they are vaccinated. 

NEWS | August 5

McCosh Health Center
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

When the ‘really easy and fun parts of Princeton disappear’: A student mental health crisis and Princeton’s response

Princeton prides itself on its high academic standards, and even in a normal year, some students have difficulty managing these expectations while taking care of their mental health. But this semester, students experienced these challenges on a much more universal scale. Undergraduates and administrators reflect on what intensified mental health struggles this past semester, how students navigated those struggles, and how the University responded. 

Princeton prides itself on its high academic standards, and even in a normal year, some students have difficulty managing these expectations while taking care of their mental health. But this semester, students experienced these challenges on a much more universal scale. Undergraduates and administrators reflect on what intensified mental health struggles this past semester, how students navigated those struggles, and how the University responded. 

FEATURES | July 16

An OA group on top of Old Rag Mountain in Shenandoah Park, Virginia, in a non-pandemic year.
Thomas Morris ’20 for The Daily Princetonian

Orientation small group programs to occur in person, based on campus

Orientation’s small-group programs will be in-person and based on-campus this fall, according to an email sent to student leaders on Monday and obtained by The Daily Princetonian. 

Orientation’s small-group programs will be in-person and based on-campus this fall, according to an email sent to student leaders on Monday and obtained by The Daily Princetonian. 

NEWS | June 17

Princeton University 2021 Commencement
Charles Sykes  / Associated Press Images for Princeton University

Class of 2021 celebrates an in-person commencement

Thousands gathered in Princeton Stadium on Sunday to celebrate the commencement of the great Class of 2021. Speeches acknowledged the unique difficulty of the graduates’ time at the University and praised their resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thousands gathered in Princeton Stadium on Sunday to celebrate the commencement of the great Class of 2021. Speeches acknowledged the unique difficulty of the graduates’ time at the University and praised their resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NEWS | May 16

A sign promoting social distancing in front of Blair Arch.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Over 200 students have faced disciplinary action for Social Contract violations this academic year

249 students have faced disciplinary action for violations of the Social Contract between Sept. 1 and April 22. Roughly half of the violations involved students who did not follow the University testing protocol.

249 students have faced disciplinary action for violations of the Social Contract between Sept. 1 and April 22. Roughly half of the violations involved students who did not follow the University testing protocol.

NEWS | May 6

Photo courtesy of Ron Miasnik

A conversation with Ron Miasnik ’22, Co-founder and CEO of Adora

Last week, it was announced that the Princeton student-led platform Adora had been acquired by Full Measure Education, a higher-education focused technology company. Daybreak sat down with CEO Ron Miasnik ’22 to talk about the process and learn his advice for other aspiring entrepreneurs.

Last week, it was announced that the Princeton student-led platform Adora had been acquired by Full Measure Education, a higher-education focused technology company. Daybreak sat down with CEO Ron Miasnik ’22 to talk about the process and learn his advice for other aspiring entrepreneurs.

PODCAST | May 2

Students hold cardboard signs with hand-painted slogans urging fossil fuel divestment at the April 24 rally.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Divest Princeton holds “Earth Day, No Delay” rally at Nassau Hall

Ryan Warsing GS, co-coordinator of Divest Princeton, closed the speech by calling on the University to act: “We want strong commitments, and we wanted them yesterday.”

Ryan Warsing GS, co-coordinator of Divest Princeton, closed the speech by calling on the University to act: “We want strong commitments, and we wanted them yesterday.”

NEWS | April 26