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Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Domestic travel will be permitted for undergraduate students in the fall semester, with the new guidelines taking effect on Aug. 23. However, University-sanctioned international travel remains suspended for undergraduates, with one exception for those traveling to approved Study Abroad programs.

Domestic travel will be permitted for undergraduate students in the fall semester, with the new guidelines taking effect on Aug. 23. However, University-sanctioned international travel remains suspended for undergraduates, with one exception for those traveling to approved Study Abroad programs. 


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Gene Andrew Jarrett ’97 named next Dean of the Faculty

Gene Andrew Jarrett ’97 will take over as Princeton’s next Dean of the Faculty on Aug. 1, as well as the William S. Tod Professor of English. Jarrett has studied African American literary history, among other subjects, and is coming to Princeton from his position as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University.

Gene Andrew Jarrett ’97 will take over as Princeton’s next Dean of the Faculty on Aug. 1 as well as the William S. Tod Professor of English. Jarrett has studied African American literary history, among other subjects, and is coming to Princeton from his position as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University.

NEWS | May 29

Morgan Smith ’21
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Morgan Smith ’21 elected Young Alumni Trustee

At Princeton, Smith concentrated in the School of Public and International Affairs. In addition to serving as president of the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, she was a member of Black Arts Company, a cohort leader for Vote100, and a barista for the Coffee Club.

At Princeton, Smith concentrated in the School of Public and International Affairs. In addition to serving as president of the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, she was a member of Black Arts Company, a cohort leader for Vote100, and a barista for the Coffee Club.

NEWS | May 22

Princeton University 2021 Commencement
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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

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Students hold protest in solidarity with MOVE

This week, over a hundred students gathered on the lawn outside Nassau Hall to stand in solidarity with the MOVE organization in Philadelphia in protest of Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania’s handling of the remains of 1985 MOVE police bombing victims. As of Friday, the remains of the MOVE bombings victims have been moved to a West Philadelphia funeral home.

This week, over a hundred students gathered on the lawn outside Nassau Hall to stand in solidarity with the MOVE organization in Philadelphia in protest of Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania’s handling of the remains of 1985 MOVE police bombing victims. As of Friday, the remains of the MOVE bombings victims have been moved to a West Philadelphia funeral home.

NEWS | May 2

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Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

University-sponsored domestic travel to resume May 24 for those at “low risk”

Individuals who meet the low-risk criteria include “those for whom two or more weeks have passed since their final dose of an FDA-approved vaccine,” according to the memo.

Individuals who meet the low-risk criteria include “those for whom two or more weeks have passed since their final dose of an FDA-approved vaccine,” according to the memo.

NEWS | April 26

Princeton Preview tents from 2018.
Risa Gelles-Watnick / The Daily Princetonian

Virtual Princeton Preview aims to recreate campus community ‘without the big tent’

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Preview, which normally gives high school admittees two days in April to experience campus life, has been converted into a month-long virtual platform for students to get to know the University.  

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Preview, which normally gives high school admittees two days in April to experience campus life, has been converted into a month-long virtual platform for students to get to know the University.  

NEWS | April 22

Photo Courtesy of the Women*s Center website

New center for gender and sexuality will expand programming of Women*s and LGBT Center

The Women*s Center and LGBT Center will continue to operate separately and exist in distinct affinity spaces, but the new center for gender and sexuality will help bridge their staff and services while acknowledging the intersections of gender and sexuality.  

The Women*s Center and LGBT Center will continue to operate separately and exist in distinct affinity spaces, but the new center for gender and sexuality will help bridge their staff and services while acknowledging the intersections of gender and sexuality.  

NEWS | April 22

Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

Canadian teen found responsible for University bomb threat, arrested for multiple ‘swatting’ offenses

According to a March 25 release citing the Saskatoon Police Department, the teen was arrested in the small community of Vacherie, La., for issuing the false University bomb threat. 

According to a March 25 release citing the Saskatoon Police Department, the teen was arrested in the small community of Vacherie, La., for issuing the false University bomb threat. 

NEWS | April 20