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Princeton Black Student Union hosts UPenn students for football, networking

On Saturday Nov. 19, the Princeton Black Student Union (BSU) hosted the University of Pennsylvania’s Black Students League (BSL) to partake in community-building events.

On Saturday Nov. 19, the Princeton Black Student Union (BSU) hosted the University of Pennsylvania’s Black Students League (BSL) to partake in community-building events.

NEWS | 11/27/2022

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NYU law, philosophy professor Kwame Anthony Appiah named 2023 Baccalaureate speaker

Appiah is a professor of philosophy and law at NYU and the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, Emeritus.

Appiah is a professor of philosophy and law at NYU and the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the University Center for Human Values, Emeritus.

NEWS | 11/21/2022

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Peer Health Advisors host panel on ‘freshman 15,’ intuitive eating

The panel, which featured Peer Health Advisors, dietitians and psychologists from UHS as speakers, featured experts’ discussions of strategies for intuitive eating and the stigma and myths behind the ‘freshman 15.’

The panel, which featured Peer Health Advisors, dietitians and psychologists from UHS as speakers, featured experts’ discussions of strategies for intuitive eating and the stigma and myths behind the ‘freshman 15.’

NEWS | 11/20/2022

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Luxury footwear designer Stuart Weitzman speaks on his “road less traveled”

Weitzman is an alumnus of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and has designed for celebrities including Aretha Franklin, Diablo Cody, and Laura Harring in his career. He discussed his experience taking risks, starting off in the industry, and giving back with his shoes.

Weitzman is an alumnus of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and has designed for celebrities including Aretha Franklin, Diablo Cody, and Laura Harring in his career. He discussed his experience taking risks, starting off in the industry, and giving back with his shoes.

NEWS | 11/17/2022

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USG passes resolution on antisemitism, initiates referendum on gender-neutral bathrooms

At a Nov. 16 meeting, which was an extension of the regular weekly USG meetings held on Sundays, the USG passed a resolution to “condemn and combat antisemitism” and voted to add a referendum on the expansion of gender-neutral bathrooms to the upcoming winter election ballot.

At a Nov. 16 meeting, which was an extension of the regular weekly USG meetings held on Sundays, the USG passed a resolution to “condemn and combat antisemitism” and voted to add a referendum on the expansion of gender-neutral bathrooms to the upcoming winter election ballot.

NEWS | 11/17/2022

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First 10 research proposals chosen for Princeton-HBCU collaboration initiative

On Nov. 1, Princeton announced the first 10 research projects which will receive funding and support from the Princeton Alliance for Collaborative Research and Innovation (PACRI). 

On Nov. 1, Princeton announced the first 10 research projects who will receive funding and support from the Princeton Alliance for Collaborative Research and Innovation (PACRI). 

NEWS | 11/15/2022

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University officially announces new upperclass student dining pilot

The dining pilot was officially announced today in an email by Chris Burkmar of Campus Life and Maureen McWhirter of University Services following over a month of student-wide discussions. According to the new web page, it aims to promote “fluidity” in the upperclass student dining experience.

The dining pilot was officially announced today in an email by Chris Burkmar of Campus Life and Maureen McWhirter of University Services following over a month of student-wide discussions. According to the new web page, it aims to promote “fluidity” in the upperclass student dining experience.

NEWS | 11/10/2022

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SPEAR 7x9 protest denounces solitary confinement

During the event, protestors stayed in a taped 7 by 9 foot square, the typical size of a solitary confinement cell. The protest lasted for 23 hours, gesturing to the 23 hours a day that people in solitary confinement must stay in their cells. 

During the event, protestors stayed in a taped 7 by 9 foot square, the typical size of a solitary confinement cell. The protest lasted for 23 hours, gesturing to the 23 hours a day that people in solitary confinement must stay in their cells.

NEWS | 11/10/2022

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Princeton faculty, students talk 2022 midterm elections

Princeton faculty and student activists spoke to the ‘Prince’ about their research and efforts pertaining to the upcoming midterms election, which will determine party control of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Princeton faculty and student activists spoke to the ‘Prince’ about their research and efforts pertaining to the upcoming midterms election, which will determine party control of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

NEWS | 11/06/2022

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No Communication Orders now require initial informal contact

Students seeking a No Communications Order (NCO) in most cases are now required to reach out to all parties involved and make them aware of their wish prior to formal resolutions, according to policy updates from August.

Students seeking a No Communications Order (NCO) in most cases are now required to reach out to all parties involved and make them aware of their wish prior to formal resolutions, according to policy updates from August.

NEWS | 11/06/2022

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Banner criticizing the appointment of Princeton School Board draws controversy

A banner targeting three members of the Princeton Board of Education was palced near the Princeton Shopping Centre early this month.  

A banner targeting three members of the Princeton Board of Education, and the election of the new superintendent of the school board, was put up at Princeton Shopping Centre early this month.  

NEWS | 11/03/2022

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Plans announced for new computer science complex, apartment building adjacent to 185 Nassau St

The Princeton Planning Board heard proposals for a renovated computer science complex and approved plans for new apartment building that will be situated next to the Visual Arts building at 185 Nassau Street.

The Princeton Planning Board heard proposals for a renovated computer science complex and approved plans for new apartment building that will be situated next to the Visual Arts building at 185 Nassau Street.

NEWS | 11/01/2022

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Princeton French & Francophone Society revived amid growing student interest after 7-year hiatus

Graduate student leaders Yassine Ait Ali and Sophie Chopin emphasized the club’s desire to bring students together with respect to diversity and inclusion, as well as to welcome those with all levels of French-speaking ability and knowledge of French and Francophone culture.

Graduate student leaders Yassine Ait Ali and Sophie Chopin emphasized the club’s desire to bring students together with respect to diversity and inclusion, as well as to welcome those with all levels of French-speaking ability and knowledge of French and Francophone culture.

NEWS | 10/27/2022

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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 | 10/27/2022

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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 | 10/25/2022

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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 | 10/22/2022