Charter has been a sign-in club since 1977, when it eliminated its selective Bicker process with the goal of attracting more members. The sophomores who authored the proposal have adopted the opposite philosophy in attempting to sustain Charter’s dwindling membership. This switch will skew the ratio of sign-in to Bicker clubs on the Street from 5:6 to 4:7.
The teach-in and protest was organized by undergraduate students and aimed to stand in solidarity with student-led protests in India that began at Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). In recent weeks, the Indian government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has cracked down on protestors, with 25 deaths reported as of Jan. 10.
The personal injury lawsuit, filed last month, charges the University, the Municipality of Princeton, and Mercer County with negligence over the fall 2018 incident. On Dec. 10, 2018, Spencer rode his bicycle over a poorly maintained sewer grate, which flung him off, resulting in “severe and permanent injuries.”
According to the latest figures from the United Nations, floods in Somalia's Hiraan region have now displaced 370,000 people, 200,000 of whom are children. With the overflow of the Shabelle river early this October, numerous communities found themselves submerged and trapped in their homes. For many, the events in Somalia represent the increasingly severe and immediate impacts of climate change.
Levit and Visser will join a class of 145 scholars that hail from 41 countries, selected globally from a pool of 4,700 applicants. Scholars pursue a one-year master’s degree in Global Affairs with a core curriculum focused on three pillars: China, global affairs, and leadership.
Signs reading “NO SCOOTERS OR BICYCLES INSIDE THE BUILDING” have been spotted plastered on the doors of campus buildings. These signs reflect one problem of the proliferation of electric scooters. While parking the scooters indoors may be convenient for their owners, other students are negatively impacted by the practice.
In his announcement, Eddy wrote, “The next step is to officially present Michelle and Barack Obama as speakers to the university as the student choices for the trial program. I'll be sure to keep you all up to date as the discussion proceeds.”
In order to prevent the outbreak from spreading further, University Facilities and Dining Services is undertaking “enhanced cleaning protocols in residential dormitories, athletic facilities and dining venues,” according to Robin Izzo, the Executive Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS).
On Sunday, Nov. 10, the University held the second annual mandatory Kognito Day to educate first-year students on how to address and discuss the mental health concerns of their peers through zee group discussions and completion of an online simulation.
“7x9” is meant to bring awareness to the use of solitary confinement in prisons. SPEAR has held the “7x9” demonstration annually for the past seven years. The performance protest has typically been accompanied by a talk from a formerly incarcerated person. This year’s speaker was Mark Hopkins.
On Thursday, Oct. 24, the University released the report from the independent external review providing an analysis of and recommendations for the Title IX process and the report from the Joint Committee made up of members of the Faculty-Student Committee on Sexual Misconduct and the University Student Life Committee.
In her announcement email to moderator applicants, Hu encouraged looking toward the new ‘Looped’ app as a replacement resource. She noted that the University alums who developed the start-up” created a moderator process that would be “less time consuming and stressful.”