Saturday, September 25

Previous Issues

Follow us on Instagram
Try our latest crossword
Listen to Daybreak for the day’s biggest stories

USG

The first in-person USG meeting since Spring 2020
Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

The total budget for the fall is approximately $600,000, an increase from the typical $200,000. Significant spending areas included Tigers in Town, Lawnparties, and a renovation to the USG office located in Frist Campus Center, with budget allocations of $150,000, $160,000, and $120,000 respectively.  

The total budget for the fall is approximately $600,000, an increase from the typical $200,000. Significant spending areas included Tigers in Town, Lawnparties, and a renovation to the USG office located in Frist Campus Center, with budget allocations of $150,000, $160,000, and $120,000 respectively.   


Lewis Library Room 138, where USG meetings took place in previous years. 
Julian Gottfried / The Daily Princetonian

Voting begins for five contested class government races

This year’s contested races are for Secretary of the Class of 2023 and for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Social Chair of the Class of 2024. Voting began at noon on Monday, April 19, and will end at noon on Thursday, April 22.

This year’s contested races are for Secretary of the Class of 2023 and for President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Social Chair of the Class of 2024. Voting began at noon on Monday, April 19, and will end at noon on Thursday, April 22. 

NEWS | April 19

Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG approves five new clubs, discusses mental health initiative

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.

At Sunday’s meeting, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved five new clubs through the Student Groups Recognition Committee and discussed the designation of this week as Mental Health Week.

NEWS | April 12

Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Administrators detail plans for anticipated return to normalcy in the fall

Contingent upon public health and safety guidelines, University administrators expect campus to return to a sense of normalcy next fall. In a town hall hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government on April 6, 16 University administrators answered questions about all aspects of campus life regarding this spring, summer, and fall. Administrators expressed hope that residential life, dining, eating clubs, breaks, grading, financial aid, and athletics will return to pre-pandemic norms in the fall.

Contingent upon public health and safety guidelines, University administrators expect campus to return to a sense of normalcy next fall.

NEWS | April 7

Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG talks spring programming and sustainability survey results

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Social Committee and Sustainability Committee presented the results of surveys. USG also allocated funding to BodyHype Dance Company and Vote100.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Social Committee and Sustainability Committee presented the results of surveys. USG also allocated funding to BodyHype Dance Company and Vote100.

NEWS | April 5

Witherspoon Street is the center of the Witherspoon-Jackson district, a historically Black neighborhood in Princeton.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

No Lawnparties this semester; USG to focus on small-group programming

Last semester, USG received backlash from students for spending $80,000 on a virtual Jason Derulo performance. This semester, after surveying students about social programming, USG determined that the student body would not be interested in a similar event. 

In the USG-sponsored survey, “small group activities” were ranked as the highest priority engagement type, on average, indicating the desire of the student body to participate in socially distant events on or around campus.

NEWS | March 31

ADVERTISEMENT
Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG approves ASL referendum, will appear on spring ballot

The referendum, sponsored by Elaine Wright ’21, proposes that American Sign Language (ASL) be considered equal to all other languages taught at the University and allowed to fulfill the A.B. language requirement.

The referendum, sponsored by Elaine Wright ’21, proposes that American Sign Language (ASL) be considered equal to all other languages taught at the University and allowed to fulfill the A.B. language requirement.

NEWS | March 30

Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG approves budget, two new task forces in first spring semester meeting

The 2021 budget was approved and the Technology Task Force and Dining and Nutrition Task Force were proposed during the meeting, in addition to four existing task forces. 

The 2021 budget was approved and the Technology Task Force and Dining and Nutrition Task Force were proposed during the meeting, in addition to four existing task forces. 

NEWS | February 8