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USG responds to backlash over Lawnparties

In response to backlash over the news that USG is spending $80,000 on virtual Lawnparties, USG Social Chair Sophie Torres ’21 sent an email to undergraduates on Sept. 11, detailing USG’s reasons for holding Lawnparties, as well as the source of the funding. Not all students are satisfied.

In response to backlash over the news that USG is spending $80,000 on virtual Lawnparties, USG Social Chair Sophie Torres sent a follow-up email to undergraduates on Sept. 11, detailing USG’s reasons for holding Lawnparties, as well as the source of the funding.

NEWS | September 13

Caitlin Limestahl / The Daily Princetonian

Vice Provost Minter calls Devos Title IX changes ‘problematic,’ explains U. process for adopting regulations

“Whatever the [Trump] Administration has done or will do with respect to gender identity [or] gender expression, our policies will protect people’s gender identity and gender expression,” Title IX Administrator Regan Crotty ’00 said.

NEWS | June 15

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63.4% of students ‘would seriously consider’ leave of absence if fall is online, USG report finds

The survey results, released on Saturday, were based on 2,237 total responses and included student feedback on a wide range of issues regarding the COVID-19 crisis’ impact on academics and student life. Each survey question was optional, so each had a different number of total respondents. 

NEWS | May 16

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USG reviews referendum position paper, confirms Honor Committee and Committee on Discipline members

Anne Grinder ’23, Samuel Fendler ’21, Michael Wang ’21, Munisa Said ’22, Matthew Weatherhead ’23, Yujin Angolio ’23, and Dylan Shapiro ’23 were reconfirmed for the Honor Committee. Abbie Willhelm ’23, Avner Goldstein ’21, Jennifer Lee ’23, and Daisy Torres ’22 were confirmed for the Committee on Discipline.

NEWS | May 10

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USG brainstorms elections, virtual community building

Social Chair Sophie Torres ’21 announced that although spring Lawnparties was cancelled, the fall Lawnparties budget will not be doubled. Instead, part of the spring Lawnparties’ allocated budget will be used in the fall, and the rest will potentially be used this semester. Torres also said that the same headliner who was booked for spring will perform in the fall. 

NEWS | March 29

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Womanhood, Love, and the Gaze in ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’

Currently showing at the Princeton Garden Theatre, Céline Sciamma’s latest film “Portrait de la jeune fille en feu” (translated as “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”) explores the dialectics of artist/subject, love/beloved, and viewer/viewed, presenting them as fluid and reciprocal. In the act of viewing, the film posits, oneself is viewed.

THE PROSPECT | March 10