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As practice of land acknowledgment expands on campus, Indigenous leaders push for a ‘seat at the table’

“Land acknowledgments should be viewed as a beginning and not an ending,” wrote Reverend Dr. J.R. Norwood, who served as Tribal Councilman for the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe for 15 years. “They should be statements that honor the past and pledge to show proper respect by building bridges into the future.”

“Land acknowledgments should be viewed as a beginning and not an ending,” wrote Reverend Dr. J.R. Norwood, who served as Tribal Councilman for the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe for 15 years. “They should be statements that honor the past and pledge to show proper respect by building bridges into the future.”

NEWS | October 25

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Princeton mathematics professor June Huh and Melanie Matchett Wood GS ’09 named 2022 MacArthur Fellows

June Huh, a professor in the mathematics department, and Melanie Matchet Wood GS ’09 won the 2022 MacArthur Fellowship. Huh was recognized for proving mathematical conjectures and Wood for her work on number theory. 

June Huh, a professor in the mathematics department, and Melanie Matchet Wood GS ’09 won the 2022 MacArthur Fellowship. Huh was recognized for proving mathematical conjectures and Wood for her work on number theory. 

NEWS | October 13

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Princeton dismisses Kevin Kruse plagiarism allegations as ‘careless cutting and pasting’

In an email to the ‘Prince,’ Kruse said he appreciated both Princeton and Cornell for having initiated and completed thorough investigations into the research misconduct allegations leveraged against him in accordance with institutional guidelines.

In an email to the ‘Prince,’ Kruse said he appreciated both Princeton and Cornell for having initiated and completed thorough investigations into the research misconduct allegations leveraged against him in accordance with institutional guidelines.

NEWS | October 13

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Princeton sells most holdings in Lithium Americas, Protect Thacker Pass argues not enough

As of the last quarter SEC filings, the University’s holdings in Lithium Americas Corporation are around $4.5 million, down from $92 million earlier this year. Still, Protect Thacker Pass, a Nevada-based coalition of activists, has argued that the University’s holdings in the company remain unacceptable.

As of the last quarter SEC filings, the University’s holdings in Lithium Americas Corporation are around $4.5 million, down from $92 million earlier this year. Still, Protect Thacker Pass, a Nevada-based coalition of activists, has argued that the University’s holdings in the company remain unacceptable.

NEWS | October 6

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Student leaders propose counterplan to administration-backed dining pilot

In an Oct. 4 email to college listservs, campus student leaders proposed an alternative to the dining pilot program in the works by the University after students raised concerns about the financial ramifications of its implementation.

In an Oct. 4 email to college listservs, campus student leaders proposed an alternative to the dining pilot program in the works by the University after students raised concerns about the financial ramifications of its implementation.

NEWS | October 5

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University releases annual fire safety and security report

Under the Clery Act, the University is required to publish a report of crime on campus annually. The Sept. 29 report found that crime trends have returned to pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels. 

Under the Clery Act, the University is required to publish a report of crime on campus annually. The Sept. 29 report found that crime trends have returned to pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels. 

NEWS | October 2

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Princeton to dissociate from 90 fossil fuel companies, including Exxon Mobil

The University announcement lists all 90 companies from which it will be divesting, all of which are “active in the thermal coal or tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry.”

The University announcement lists all 90 companies from which it will be divesting, all of which are “active in the thermal coal or tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry.”

NEWS | September 29

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Princeton advises to ‘plan ahead’ for COVID-19 scenarios as students express frustration

One month into the fall semester, some students — particularly those who have had roommates test positive — expressed confusion and concern about the University’s COVID-19 isolation policies.

One month into the fall semester, some students — particularly those who have had roommates test positive — expressed confusion and concern about the University’s COVID-19 isolation policies.

NEWS | September 28

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Princeton files motion for dismissal of religious discrimination suit brought by ex-employee

The University filed a motion on Sept. 20 requesting that a religious discrimination lawsuit, brought forward by former University budget analyst Kate McKinley, be dismissed. The lawsuit, filed on Aug. 16, alleged that the University fired McKinley due to her religious objections to the COVID-19 vaccine employee requirement and other pandemic protocols.

The University filed a motion on Sept. 20 requesting that a religious discrimination lawsuit, brought forward by former University budget analyst Kate McKinley, be dismissed.

NEWS | September 27

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University Provost Deborah A. Prentice nominated to lead University of Cambridge

Prentice, who has served as provost for the past five years and has been at the University for more than three decades, was nominated to the position of Vice-Chancellor at Cambridge, the equivalent to the presidency of an American university.

Prentice, who has served as provost for the past five years and has been at the University for more than three decades, was nominated to the position of Vice-Chancellor at Cambridge, the equivalent to the presidency of an American university.

NEWS | September 26

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Opening day delayed for Coffee Club’s second location at New College West

Coffee Club Executive Director Ava Vilensky ’23 told the ‘Prince’ that the opening is delayed “because we’re having some issues with the machinery in the shop and also the setup in terms of bar-flow.”

Coffee Club Executive Director Ava Vilensky ’23 told the ‘Prince’ that the opening is delayed “because we’re having some issues with the machinery in the shop and also the setup in terms of bar-flow.”

NEWS | September 25

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University considers piloting new upperclass dining program that could raise tuition, expand options

Under the current iteration of one proposal, students would have five swipes per week to use in any dining institution on campus — including dining halls, co-ops, and eating clubs — in addition to the meal plans they might already have at any of those institutions. 

Under the current iteration of one proposal, students would have five swipes per week to use in any dining institution on campus — including dining halls, co-ops, and eating clubs — in addition to the meal plans they might already have at any of those institutions. 

NEWS | September 22

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CPUC discusses ongoing construction, mental health in first meeting of the fall

University officials answered questions regarding concerns about navigating campus amid extensive construction, and both administrators and University Student Government representatives discussed USG’s new mental health report. 

University officials answered questions regarding concerns about navigating campus amid extensive construction, and both administrators and University Student Government representatives discussed USG’s new mental health report. 

NEWS | September 19

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Witherspoon St. construction to finish by late fall, town council members say

Assistant Municipal Engineer Jim Purcell and several town councilmembers provided updates on the ongoing construction projects in Princeton, including work on Witherspoon Street and the Graduate Hotel.

Assistant Municipal Engineer Jim Purcell and several town councilmembers provided updates on the ongoing construction projects in Princeton, including work on Witherspoon Street and the Graduate Hotel.

NEWS | September 14