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Vote 100’s presentation at the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) Meeting 
Annie Rupertus/ The Daily Princetonian 

USG discusses grading and mental health referenda, 2020 voting data, and ‘Prince’ investigation into the Honor Code

The weekly meeting of the Undergraduate Student Government included discussion of two referenda to be voted on in the upcoming election, Vote 100, and The Daily Princetonian’s recent investigation into the University’s Honor Code. 

The weekly meeting of the Undergraduate Student Government included discussion of two referenda to be voted on in the upcoming election, Vote 100, and the Daily Princetonian’s recent investigation into the University’s Honor Code. 

NEWS | November 22

Naomi Hess ’22 presents on the Disability Task Force during this week’s USG meeting.
Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG winter election cycle begins Dec. 6

Students who are interested in running for either an executive office or a Class Senate position are expected to attend at least one of two open houses. The first will take place on Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. via Zoom, and the second will take place on Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. in Frist 204.

Students who are interested in running for either an executive office or a Class Senate position are expected to attend at least one of two open houses. The first will take place on Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. via Zoom, and the second will take place on Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. in Frist 204.

NEWS | November 16

Naomi Hess ’22 presents on the Disability Task Force during this week’s USG meeting.
Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

DEI presentation, energy conservation project at this week’s USG meeting

Representatives from Evidn, a behavioral science consulting firm, and the Office of Sustainability gave a presentation on their joint project regarding energy conservation on campus.

Representatives from Evidn, a behavioral science consulting firm, and the Office of Sustainability gave a presentation on their joint project regarding energy conservation on campus.

NEWS | November 15

Dean of the College Jill Dolan speaks with USG
Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG discusses grading policy with Dean Dolan, approves Honor Code amendment

In their Sunday meeting, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted to formally establish Peer Representatives as an Honor Committee resource and discussed the University’s grading policy. 

In their Sunday meeting, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted to formally establish Peer Representatives as an Honor Committee resource and discussed the University’s grading policy. 

NEWS | November 8

Dillon Gym during OBB.
Zoe Berman / The Daily Princetonian

Can't bring back the past? Of course we can: a Roaring 20s ball for the Classes of the 2020s

From fake pearls to 1920s-themed appetizers, Princeton’s “Roaring Twenties'' themed Orange and Black Ball on Nov. 4th  was filled with all the glitz and glam that many students missed coming out of a global pandemic. Despite the difficulties the OBB’s date presented for some students — who celebrated the Hindu religious festival Diwali on that night — the ball allegedly saw an attendance increase of about 500 students since the last time it was held two years ago.

From fake pearls to 1920s-themed appetizers, Princeton’s “Roaring Twenties'' themed Orange and Black Ball on Nov. 4th  was filled with all the glitz and glam that many students missed coming out of a global pandemic. Despite the difficulties the OBB’s date presented for some students — who celebrated the Hindu religious festival Diwali on that night — the ball allegedly saw an attendance increase of about 500 students since the last time it was held two years ago.

FEATURES | November 7

Mamouns’s Falafel, located on Nassau Street.
Kristiana Filipov / The Daily Princetonian

USG to test off-campus dining initiative for student meal plans

On Oct. 29, the USG introduced a new program — the USG Community Dining Task Force — to explore the possibility to incorporating off-campus dining options in the meal plan. 

On Oct. 29, the USG introduced a new program — the USG Community Dining Task Force — to explore the possibility to incorporating off-campus dining options in the meal plan. 

NEWS | November 3

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Andrew Somerville / The Daily Princetonian

USG discusses Dean’s Date programming budget and task force updates

In a unanimous vote, USG re-allocated $25,000 of Tigers in Town funding to support an Off-Campus Dining Trial pilot program, in which 150 students will be provided a free weekly lunch, dinner, and snack off campus for four weeks.

In a unanimous vote, USG re-allocated $25,000 of Tigers in Town funding to support an Off-Campus Dining Trial pilot program, in which 150 students will be provided a free weekly lunch, dinner, and snack off campus for four weeks.

NEWS | November 1

Zachary Shevin / The Daily Princetonian

USG announces 2025 Class Council results

Five new Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Class Councilors have been elected for the class of 2025: Kimberly Cross ’25, Gil Joseph ’25, Diya Kraybill ’25, Stephen Padlo ’25, and Ben Wachspress ’25. Results were announced via email on Oct. 8.

Five new Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Class Councilors have been elected for the class of 2025: Kimberly Cross ’25, Gil Joseph ’25, Diya Kraybill ’25, Stephen Padlo ’25, and Ben Wachspress ’25. Results were announced via email on Oct. 8.

NEWS | October 10

The crowded backyard of Quadrangle Club during headliner A$AP Ferg’s performance. 
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

‘A perfect storm’: Unruly crowds disrupt A$AP Ferg’s Lawnparties performance, with alleged student injury

“You’re going to hurt someone,” a member of the security team said. “This is going to be a dangerous situation.”

“You’re going to hurt someone,” a member of the security team said. “This is going to be a dangerous situation.”

NEWS | October 3

LANY performing live at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles, California, on Friday, June 28, 2019.
Justin Higuchi / CC BY 2.0

USG removes LANY as Lawnparties headliner amid allegations of inappropriate conduct

USG’s decision comes after many students expressed concern with the announcement of the headliner after allegations of predatory behavior, manipulation, and emotional abuse came to light about lead singer Paul Klein.

USG’s decision comes after many students expressed concern with the announcement of the headliner after allegations of predatory behavior, manipulation, and emotional abuse came to light about lead singer Paul Klein.

NEWS | September 28

USG Council members vote to confirm new committee members.
Caroline Shückel/The Daily Princetonian

USG appoints committee members, reports on referendum progress

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate met on Sunday evening to approve the appointment of new committee members, discuss Lawnparties, and report on the progress of spring referenda.

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate met on Sunday evening to approve the appointment of new committee members, discuss Lawnparties, and report on the progress of spring referenda.

NEWS | September 27

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

USG to spend 160K on lawnparties, budget tripled for semester

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.   

NEWS | September 6

Frist Campus Center
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Your questions, answered: Administrators discuss fall COVID-19 plans

On Monday, University administrators answered student questions about the logistics of the Fall 2021 term in a Town Hall organized by Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

On Monday, University administrators answered student questions about the logistics of the Fall 2021 term in a Town Hall organized by Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

NEWS | August 10

Caitlin Limestahl / The Daily Princetonian 

USG committee chairs reflect on semester’s progress

USG Senate members heard from the chairs of the Student Life, Sustainability, Academics, Campus and Community Affairs, and Social Committees on their work from the past semester and their plans for the fall. 

USG Senate members heard from the chairs of the Student Life, Sustainability, Academics, Campus and Community Affairs, and Social Committees on their work from the past semester and their plans for the fall. 

NEWS | April 26

A student signing ASL, the abbreviation for American Sign Language.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

Proposal for ASL sequence approved by Committee on the Course of Study

The Faculty Committee on the Course of Study has unanimously approved a proposal for an American Sign Language (ASL) Sequence that will fulfill the University’s language requirement. 

The Faculty Committee on the Course of Study has unanimously approved a proposal for an American Sign Language (ASL) Sequence that will fulfill the University’s language requirement. 

NEWS | April 19