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Banner featuring the Center for International Security Studies logo. 
Photo Credit: Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

Students petition to change logo of Center for International Security Studies

“We strongly believe that this abhorrent omission fosters a non-inclusive and isolating environment on campus that makes me and many others feel out of place,” the digital petition reads. “It is ironic that the Center for ‘International’ Security Studies cannot accurately represent the global world and omits over 700 million people’s homes from their logo.”

NEWS | 02/26/2020

Anthony Romero ’87 speaks at Alumni Day on Feb. 22.
Photo Courtesy of the Office of Communications.

ACLU’s Anthony Romero ’87 wins Woodrow Wilson Award, says prize's namesake would be ‘spinning in his grave’

“There’s a good chance that Woodrow Wilson is right now spinning in his grave like an Olympic figure skater as an award in his name is bestowed on the executive director of an organization literally established to oppose a xenophobic, anti-immigrant, flagrantly unconstitutional Palmer Raids that he oversaw and engineered,” said Romero. 

NEWS | 02/24/2020

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CPUC discusses new ad hoc committee, sustainability, electric scooters

The presentation focused on measures in the Sustainability Action Plan directed towards land conservation and waste reduction. Several members addressed safety and accessibility concerns resulting from scooter use, alongside questions of the relative environmental impact of the various transportation systems on campus, but no resolution was reached. 

NEWS | 12/10/2019

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U. to present Romero ’87, Thorne GS ’65 with top alumni awards

The Woodrow Wilson Award is given to an alumnus or alumna of the undergraduate college who epitomizes the University’s motto, as coined by Woodrow Wilson, “Princeton in the Nation’s Service.” The James Madison Medal is awarded to an alum of the University graduate school who “has had a distinguished career, advanced the cause of graduate education or achieved a record of outstanding public service,” according to the Alumni Association website.

NEWS | 12/09/2019

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New Dean of Admission Richardson '93 discusses her passion for education

Last April, Karen Richardson ’93 was announced as the University’s new Dean of Admission. As a first-generation college student herself, Richardson expressed her commitment not just to admitting a diverse student body but also to ensuring that all students have the resources they need to succeed in competitive college campuses such as Princeton.

NEWS | 12/02/2019

The safety of University drinking water has been called into question by a recent, arguably unsubstantiated, report.
Photo Credit: Hannah Wang / The Daily Princetonian

New Jersey American Water, U. professors dispute Environmental Working Group report on contaminants in Princeton water

At the University, drinking water quality is monitored by the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines. The standards used by the Environmental Working Group raise some doubt from both EHS and other University professors.

NEWS | 11/25/2019