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Students stand in front of stone building with signs that express union solidarity.

Conversations about unionizing undergraduate workers begin amid nationwide wave of unionization

An anonymous student worker at Princeton told The Daily Princetonian that they were approached by a member of the Princeton chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) about joining undergraduate student worker unionization efforts.

An anonymous student worker at Princeton told The Daily Princetonian that they were approached by a member of the Princeton chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) about joining undergraduate student worker unionization efforts.

NEWS | November 10

Tables at the 2023 B(l)ack Together event in front of Blair Arch sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students (ODUS).

Black alumni provide major endowment to Black Student Union to support campus affinity groups

The Black Student Union has received a first-of-its-kind endowment, sponsored by Black Princeton alumni. It is the first endowment designed to give direct support to campus affinity groups.

The Black Student Union has received a first-of-its-kind endowment, sponsored by Black Princeton alumni. It is the first endowment designed to give direct support to campus affinity groups.

NEWS | November 10

Students are walking to their respective classes.

As web apps age, TigerJunction promises course selection with fewer glitches

According to creator Joshua Lau ’26, TigerJunction had about 400 users prior to the release of spring course offerings, and the application now has about 900 users. 

According to creator Joshua Lau ’26, TigerJunction had about 400 users prior to the release of spring course offerings, and the application now has about 900 users.

NEWS | November 10

A colorful sign that says "vote here" in all capital letters.

College Democrats organize as elections approach while other groups sit it out

Princeton College Democrats hosted a variety of canvassing and letter-writing events advocating for Democratic candidates before yesterday’s state elections.

Princeton College Democrats hosted a variety of canvassing and letter-writing events advocating for Democratic candidates before yesterday’s state elections.

NEWS | November 8

Members of GAASA from Princeton, Harvard, Penn, and Cornell smile for a photo.

Generational African American students build a community on campus

Until recently, Generational African American students didn’t have an organization specific to their community on campus. That changed with the founding of the Generational African American Students Association (GAASA) one year ago.

Until recently, Generational African American students didn’t have an organization specific to their community on campus. That changed with the founding of the Generational African American Students Association (GAASA) one year ago.

NEWS | November 8

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In the wake of major reorganization, PLASA focuses on community and professional development

Changes in the PLASA's structure are part of the groups efforts to make Latine students, a group making up 10 percent of the student body, feel like they are inherently part of the campus community.

Changes in PLASA’s structure are part of the groups efforts to make Latine students, a group making up 10 percent of the student body, feel like they are inherently part of the campus community.

NEWS | November 3

Gothic University building with lighted doorways.

After calls for lighting, only three students attend campus lighting safety walk

Three students, one administrator, and one PSAFE officer attended the campus walk through. This was the first of three lighting safety walks to assess campus lighting.

Three students, one administrator, and one PSAFE officer attended the campus walk through. This was the first of three lighting safety walks to assess campus lighting.

NEWS | November 1

A brightly-lit laundry room with stacked units and a yellow caution sign.

Holder and Henry sewage problems caused by tennis balls, ping pong balls, and beer cans

Flushed tennis balls, ping-pong balls, and beer cans clogged plumbing systems in Holder and Henry halls earlier this week, causing damages to a student rug and drain cap. Repairs are ongoing in both locations as the sewage smell lingers, according to residents. 

Flushed tennis balls, ping pong balls, and beer cans clogged plumbing systems in Holder and Henry halls earlier this week, causing damages to a student rug and drain cap. Repairs are ongoing in both locations as the sewage smell lingers, according to residents. 

NEWS | November 1

A display board outside of Frist Campus Center is pictured. On the bottom half of the board are two rows of handwritten "Princeton for Palestine" signs. The top right has printed signs for Israelis taken hostage by Hamas.

Fall break caps week of prayer and mourning for Israel and Palestine

In the week preceding fall break on campus, students mourned the dead and displaced at a major event held by the Center for Jewish Life (CJL) and Princeton Chabad, and smaller events by Princeton Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and the Alliance for Jewish Progressives (AJP).

In the week preceding fall break on campus, students mourned the dead and displaced at a major event held by the Center for Jewish Life (CJL) and Princeton Chabad, and smaller events by Princeton Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and the Alliance for Jewish Progressives (AJP).

NEWS | October 24

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TigerHub portal takes incremental steps towards mobile access

The Office of the Registrar and The Office of Information Technology announced Oct. 18 that TigerHub now includes additional features accessible on mobile platforms, including ability to view grades, request proof of enrollment, and view high school test scores and placement test results.

The Office of the Registrar and The Office of Information Technology announced that starting Oct. 18, TigerHub will have additional features accessible on mobile platforms, including ability to view grades, request proof of enrollment, and view high school test scores and placement test results.

NEWS | October 23

The back of students walking in the city street, between tall buildings.

After successful Homecoming event, USG debates its own elections

USG Senate voted unanimously to approve the $15,000 of travel funding and in doing so, increased the allocation to Projects Board by $10,000. Chief Elections Manager Alex Sorgini ’26 also discussed how to improve student engagement in elections.

USG Senate voted unanimously to approve the $15,000 of travel funding and in doing so, increased the allocation to Projects Board by $10,000. Chief Elections Manager Alex Sorgini ’26 also discussed how to improve student engagement in elections.

NEWS | October 23

A student is sitting on a chair in Cannon Green with his bike next to him.

Amid conversation on mental health, University announces recreational day for late October

The Office of the Vice President for Campus Life has announced that it will host the first dedicated day for student wellness on Friday, Oct. 27.

The Office of the Vice President for Campus Life has announced that it will host the first dedicated day for student wellness on Friday, Oct. 27.

NEWS | October 5

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Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice sees rapid post-pandemic growth

The group’s recent efforts include its inaugural “Sex Ed Week,” a protest in response to a leaked draft of the Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, continued access to free condoms on campus, and an anonymous emergency contraceptive hotline. 

The group’s recent efforts include its inaugural “Sex Ed Week,” a protest in response to a leaked draft of the Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, continued access to free condoms on campus, and an anonymous emergency contraceptive hotline. 

NEWS | October 4

A white truck with the words "public safety" painted on its side is parked in front of McCosh Health Center, a red brick building, in the early evening.

Princeton to offer free Lyft rides to off-campus medical appointments

The University is expected to launch an initiative, made in consultation with the Undergraduate Student Government, to offer Lyft rides to students to and from off-campus medical appointments.

The University is expected to launch an initiative, made in consultation with the Undergraduate Student Government, to offer Lyft rides to students to and from off-campus medical appointments.

NEWS | October 2

The photo features an ominous-looking brick building with a steel top.

Princeton talks unionization, NIL contracts in light of push for athlete compensation

Since all 15 players on the Dartmouth men’s basketball team filed a petition to unionize last month, no athletic teams at Princeton have yet to announce a push for unionization. The conversation comes in light of multiple schools challenging the NCAA’s student-athlete model, which has faced criticism in the past few years.

Since all 15 players on the Dartmouth men’s basketball team filed a petition to unionize last month, no athletic teams at Princeton have yet to announce a push for unionization. The conversation comes in light of multiple schools challenging the NCAA’s student-athlete model, which has faced criticism in the past few years.

NEWS | October 1

Photo of Frist Gallery stairs leading down to the late meal area.

Despite some crowding, students happy with lunch option expansion

Now that late meal hours include standard lunch times, many students regularly eat lunch at the Frist Food Gallery. Despite some crowding and long lines, many students have expressed satisfaction with their new lunch option.

Now that late meal hours include standard lunch times, many students regularly eat lunch at the Frist Food Gallery. Despite some crowding and long lines, many students have expressed satisfaction with their new lunch option.

NEWS | October 1