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Tigers for Israel hosts event urging undergraduates to reject ‘Caterpillar’ referendum

Hosted jointly by Tigers for Israel (TFI) and the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, according to the event’s flyer, the event featured four panelists: former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Egypt Daniel Kurtzer; Palestinian political analyst Bassem Eid; Israeli-Ethiopian activist Ashager Araro; and public intellectual Michael Walzer.

Hosted jointly by Tigers for Israel (TFI) and the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, according to the event’s flyer, the event featured four panelists: former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Egypt Daniel Kurtzer; Palestinian political analyst Bassem Eid; Israeli-Ethiopian activist Ashager Araro; and public intellectual Michael Walzer.

NEWS | April 12

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Canadian politician Taleeb Noormohamed ’98 speaks on international affairs

Taleeb Noormohamed ’98, a Canadian politician and member of Parliament, was recently hosted as a speaker in an event sponsored by the Princeton Canadians Club. The talk was moderated by visiting journalism lecturer Razia Iqbal, and touched on various topics of international and domestic current affairs.

Taleeb Noormohamed ’98, a Canadian politician and member of Parliament, was recently hosted as a speaker in an event sponsored by the Princeton Canadians Club. The talk was moderated by visiting journalism lecturer Razia Iqbal, and touched on various topics of international and domestic current affairs.

NEWS | April 12

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USG hears reports on academic minors, Black and LGBTQIA student experiences

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met on April 10 to discuss the certificate program and heard updates from Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Tennille Haynes on the Black & LGBTQIA Student Experience Implementation Team.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met on April 10 to discuss the certificate program and heard updates from Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Tennille Haynes on the Black & LGBTQIA Student Experience Implementation Team.

NEWS | April 12

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Princeton to cover Reunions wristband fees for Classes of 2020 and 2021

The Classes of 2020 and 2021 will have their Reunions cost covered by the University, according to an email announcement on Wednesday, April 6. Alumni spoke to the ‘Prince’ expressing their gratitude and excitement. 

The Classes of 2020 and 2021 will have their Reunions cost covered by the University, according to an email announcement on Wednesday, April 6. Alumni spoke to the ‘Prince’ expressing their gratitude and excitement. 

NEWS | April 6

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Princeton, most Ivies do not disclose Russian investment holdings as some colleges divest amid war in Ukraine

The University told the ‘Prince’ that any process to consider divestment and dissociation would involve the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee. Some universities, including Yale University and the University of Michigan, have divested from Russian holdings. 

The University told the ‘Prince’ that any process to consider divestment and dissociation would involve the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee. This comes in the wake of other universities, including Yale University, divesting from Russian holdings. 

NEWS | April 6

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Responding to academic freedom group’s letter, Eisgruber resists removing segment on Prof. Joshua Katz from ‘To Be Known and Heard’

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.” 

The AFA’s letter, sent to Eisgruber on March 27, had rebuked Nassau Hall for To Be Known and Heard’s segment on Katz, citing a concern that the administration was “systematically denouncing a sitting member of its own faculty.”  

NEWS | April 1

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Princeton admits Class of 2026, withholds admissions statistics in break from peer institutions

As members of the Class of 2026 are admitted to Princeton, the University had maintained its decision to withhold admissions statistics for the regular decision cycle, consistent with their early admissions cycle.

As members of the Class of 2026 are admitted to Princeton, the University had maintained its decision to withhold admissions statistics for the regular decision cycle, consistent with their early admissions cycle. 

NEWS | March 31

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With some University summer international travel plans still in flux, new guidelines add layer of certification

Princeton’s Global Safety & Security Unit released travel guidelines requiring certification from University officials for University sponsored international summer travel. Students await approval for summer programs in a process that can take up to three weeks.

Princeton’s Global Safety & Security Unit released travel guidelines requiring certification from University officials for University sponsored international summer travel. Students await approval for summer programs in a process that can take up to three weeks.

NEWS | March 31

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QP@P: Sitting down with LGBTQ+ and politics research scholar Andrew Reynolds

As someone who hopes to pursue a career in academia, Biondi finds the visibility of queer scholars in QP@P rewarding to see. “QP@P is the first time I’ve kind of seen more broadly-reflected queer research and queer lab research, which has been really cool,” they said.

As someone who hopes to pursue a career in academia, Biondi finds the visibility of queer scholars in QP@P rewarding to see. “QP@P is the first time I’ve kind of seen more broadly-reflected queer research and queer lab research, which has been really cool,” they said.

NEWS | March 29

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Butler College’s Studio ’34 faces staff shortage, remains closed

Studio ’34, a store located in the Butler College basement that offers late-night snack options, has remained closed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic due to staffing shortages. 

Studio '34, a store located in the Butler College basement that offers late-night snack options, has remained closed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic due to staffing shortages. 

NEWS | March 27

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Firestone exhibition of Jewish American artists featuring works from Confederate soldiers canceled

Following the cancellation of the exhibit, the gallery’s primary donor and curator spoke to the ‘Prince’ about cancel culture and the larger implications of the decision.

Following the cancellation of the exhibit, the gallery’s primary donor and curator spoke to the ‘Prince’ about cancel culture and the larger implications of the decision.

NEWS | March 27

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CPUC discusses fossil fuel dissociation, minor program pilot, COVID-19 policy

The minors program is planned to be piloted with the Class of 2025, and Vice President and Secretary of the University Hillary Parker highlighted that only 13 million dollars out of the 1.7 billion dollars of the University’s endowment are invested currently in fossil fuels.

The minors program is planned to be piloted with the Class of 2025, and Vice President and Secretary of the University Hillary Parker highlighted that only 13 million dollars out of the 1.7 billion dollars of the University’s endowment are invested currently in fossil fuels.

NEWS | March 23

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Senate launches USG Reform Project, agrees to sponsor DEI Committee referendum

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) announced the USG Reform Project, agreed to sponsor a referendum that would make the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee a core committee of USG, and heard an update on Lawnparties from the Social Committee. 

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) announced the USG Reform Project, agreed to sponsor a referendum that would make the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee a core committee of USG, and heard an update on Lawnparties from the Social Committee. 

NEWS | March 21

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With University indoor mask mandate lifted, some classes and departments maintain face coverings requirement

While the indoor mask mandate has been lifted in most indoor spaces, departments such as the Writing and Chinese Language programs continue to require students to wear masks in class.  

While the indoor mask mandate has been lifted in most indoor spaces, departments such as the Writing and Chinese Language programs continue to require students to wear masks in class. 

NEWS | March 20

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Amid change to masking and testing policies, University COVID-19 cases see post-spring break dip

Following an update to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard layout, as of March 16, the Campus Mitigation Level is listed as “Baseline,“ which includes high continued vaccine efficacy and mild to moderate symptoms in those who test positive.

Following an update to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard layout, as of March 16, the Campus Mitigation Level is listed as “Baseline,“ which includes high continued vaccine efficacy and mild to moderate symptoms in those who test positive.

NEWS | March 16

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Hess, Potter, Wayner to advance to general election for Young Alumni Trustee

Naomi Hess ’22, Christian Potter ’22, and Claire Wayner ’22 have been announced as the finalists for this year’s Young Alumni Trustee (YAT) election.  

Naomi Hess ’22, Christian Potter ’22, and Claire Wayner ’22 have been announced as the finalists for this year’s Young Alumni Trustee (YAT) election.   

NEWS | March 15

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USG discusses mental health referenda, approves Tigers in Town budget increase

At its March 13 meeting, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate discussed two possible mental health-related referenda that may be put to the vote later this semester and heard updates from three committees. 

At its March 13 meeting, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate discussed two possible mental health-related referenda that may be put to the vote later this semester and heard updates from three committees. 

NEWS | March 15