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GSRC’s PrideFest kickstarts celebrations for Princeton’s Pride Month

Princeton’s Gender + Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) and Pride Alliance, alongside other student groups and resource centers, organized the University’s first ever PrideFest to kick off Pride Month, which Princeton celebrates throughout April.

Princeton’s Gender + Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) and Pride Alliance, alongside other student groups and resource centers, organized the University’s first ever PrideFest to kick off Pride Month, which Princeton celebrates throughout April.

NEWS | April 5

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USG speaks with administrators on Princeton’s ‘sexual climate’

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed the University’s sexual culture and issues around sexual misconduct, approved eight new student groups and a budget proposal from the Mental Health Initiative, and heard updates on mental health recommendations previously proposed by USG members.   

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) discussed the University’s sexual culture and issues around sexual misconduct, approved eight new student groups and a budget proposal from the Mental Health Initiative, and heard updates on mental health recommendations previously proposed by USG members.   

NEWS | April 5

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J-Lats hosts festival to celebrate Purim and Brazilian Carnival

J-Lats hosted an ‘Emparnaval’ featuring Latin music and an empanada and churro food truck on Saturday, March 26. The event was sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government Projects Board, the Latin American Studies Department, and the Center for Jewish Life.

J-Lats hosted an ‘Emparnaval’ featuring with Latin music and an empanada and churro food truck on Saturday, March 26. The event was sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government Projects Board, the Latin American Studies Department, and the Center for Jewish Life.

NEWS | March 29

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Princeton announces Dr. Anthony Fauci as Class Day 2022 Speaker

Dr. Fauci has served as the Chief Medical Advisor to the United States President since January 2021, and also serves as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. 

Dr. Fauci has served as the Chief Medical Advisor to the United States President since January 2021, and also serves as the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. 

NEWS | March 18

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Princeton students fundraise, petition, express solidarity with Ukraine following Russian invasion

Among several other motions of support, a group of Russian students distributed a Letter of Solidarity with Ukraine on Feb. 28 and founded an organization called 02.24.2022 in support of Ukraine. The Center for Jewish Life on campus also showed their support through a fundraiser during the Purim holiday on March 16 and 17.

Among several other motions of support, a group of Russian students distributed a Letter of Solidarity with Ukraine on Feb. 28 and founded an organization called 02.24.2022 in support of Ukraine. The Center for Jewish Life on campus also showed their support through a fundraiser during the Purim holiday on March 16 and 17.

NEWS | March 17

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USG report highlights effects of 'Princeton Plague' on student health, academic performance

Of the students surveyed, a vast majority responded that the quality of their academic work suffered (84.7 percent) and that their illnesses impeded their ability to effectively learn material (75.3 percent). 

Of the students surveyed, a vast majority responded that the quality of their academic work suffered (84.7 percent) and that their illnesses impeded their ability to effectively learn material (75.3 percent). 

NEWS | March 1

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USG creates Viewpoint Diversity Task Force, hears updates on budget, spring elections

In Sunday’s USG meeting, the Senate convened for a budget update and spring elections overview, and to approve student organization events and a Viewpoint Diversity Task Force. Twelve USG members voted in favor of creating the new Task Force, while four abstained and four opposed. 

In Sunday’s USG meeting, the Senate convened for a budget update and spring elections overview, and to approve student organization events and a Viewpoint Diversity Task Force. Twelve USG members voted in favor of creating the new Task Force, while four abstained and four opposed. 

NEWS | March 1

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Undergraduate COVID-19 cases hit all-time high as positivity rate increases slightly

On Feb. 28, campus saw the highest single-day positive cases of the pandemic, with the campus-wide COVID-19 positivity rate rising to 2.59 percent during the week ending on Feb. 25, a slight increase from the 2.32 percent reported the week prior. 

On Feb. 28, campus saw the highest single-day positive cases of the pandemic, with the campus-wide COVID-19 positivity rate rising to 2.59 percent during the week ending on Feb. 25, a slight increase from the 2.32 percent reported the week prior. 

NEWS | March 1

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Princeton inadvertently publishes, then retracts, shift in COVID-19 testing protocol from weekly to monthly

The inadvertent update had stated that testing for fully vaccinated individuals would be reduced to once per month. A University spokesperson stated that the University has not announced any changes to testing protocol at this point.

The inadvertent update had stated that testing for fully vaccinated individuals would be reduced to once per month. A University spokesperson stated that the University has not announced any changes to testing protocol at this point.

NEWS | March 1

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‘Such a pivot’: Students express concern following Princeton memo on uptick in COVID-19 cases

Some students felt frustrated by the Feb. 18 memo from Dean Dolan and VP Calhoun, arguing it was insensitive towards students’ health. Other students supported the University’s seeming shift toward non-reactive policy on COVID-19.

Some students felt frustrated by the Feb. 18 memo from Dean Dolan and VP Calhoun, arguing it was insensitive towards students’ health. Other students supported the University’s seeming shift toward non-reactive policy on COVID-19.

NEWS | February 27

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Princeton Committee on Palestine protests outside CJL against University-affiliated internships in Israel

In lieu of signs with slogans, counter-demonstrators waved Israeli flags. Harshini Abbaraju ’22, one of the PCP organizers, said to the ’Prince’ that the PCP was told by the University to expect a counter-demonstration. Three free speech facilitators and two public safety officers were present.

In lieu of signs with slogans, counter-demonstrators waved Israeli flags. Harshini Abbaraju ’22, one of the PCP organizers, said to the ‘Prince’ that the PCP was told by the University to expect a counter-demonstration. Three free speech facilitators and two public safety officers were present.

NEWS | February 24

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As University investigates, student reflects on incident of lewdness in Frist Campus Center

Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to the ‘Prince’ that “the University is investigating the issue and taking action through appropriate channels.”

Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to the ‘Prince’ that “the University is investigating the issue and taking action through appropriate channels.”

NEWS | February 23

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Q&A with 2021 Nobel Laureate, chemistry professor David MacMillan

Professor of Chemistry and 2021 Nobel Prize award-winner David MacMillan sat in an interview with The Daily Princetonian to discuss his upbringing, research, and Princeton’s continued influence on his work.

Professor of Chemistry and 2021 Nobel Prize award-winner David MacMillan sat in an interview with The Daily Princetonian to discuss his upbringing, research, and Princeton’s continued influence on his work.

NEWS | February 22

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Feb. 15, Feb. 21 mark two highest single-day COVID-19 case tolls among undergraduates at University

Feb. 15 marked the highest single-day spike among undergraduates this academic year, with 104 students testing positive for COVID-19.  

Feb. 15 marked the highest single-day spike among undergraduates this academic year, with 104 students testing positive for COVID-19.  

NEWS | February 22

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Influencing w/ Gabby Carter

In this episode of Go With the Flo, Gabby and Folarin discuss her YouTube page and scholarship advice, the first Black Ivy Vacation, all things High School Musical, transitioning to life after graduation, and much more.

In this episode of Go With the Flo, Gabby and Folarin discuss her YouTube page and scholarship advice, the first Black Ivy Vacation, all things High School Musical, transitioning to life after graduation, and much more.

PODCAST | February 22

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Princeton honors Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa ’86, Julia Wolfe GS ’12 at Alumni Day 2022

The 2022 Princeton University Alumni Day event took place on Saturday, Feb. 19 in Richardson Auditorium. Awards were given to Princeton alumni, as well as current undergraduate and graduate students.

The 2022 Princeton University Alumni Day event took place on Saturday, Feb. 19 in Richardson Auditorium. Awards were given to Princeton alumni, as well as current undergraduate and graduate students.

NEWS | February 21