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How does the AP African American Studies curriculum compare to courses at Princeton’s AAS Department?

Following Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision to block the Advanced Placement African American Studies course from being taught in Florida high schools, Princeton faculty and African American Studies concentrators comment on the implications for students and universities. Some professors expressed concern over accepting credit for a course with a revised curriculum lacking content on topics like Black Lives Matter. 

Following Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision to block the Advanced Placement African American Studies course from being taught in Florida high schools, Princeton faculty and African American Studies concentrators comment on the implications for students and universities. Some professors expressed concern over accepting credit for a course with a revised curriculum lacking content on topics like Black Lives Matter. 


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At SPIA event, friends reflect on the life and legacy of Maura Coursey

At a memorial for Maura Coursey GS, classmates and friends of Coursey filled Arthur Lewis Auditorium to shared memories and stories, celebrating her life. Classmates remembered Coursey’s profound presence everywhere from lectures to personal conversations.

At a memorial for Maura Coursey GS, classmates and friends of Coursey filled Arthur Lewis Auditorium to shared memories and stories, celebrating her life. Classmates remembered Coursey’s profound presence everywhere from lectures to personal conversations.


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Emmy award winner Michaela Coel discusses career, taking risks at Wintersession

Emmy and BAFTA award-winning actress Michaela Coel discussed imposter syndrome, artists’ rights, and taking risks in conversation with undergraduate student and vice president of the Society for African Internationals at Princeton (SAIP) Mutemwa Masheke ’23 for Wintersession’s third annual “Beyond the Resume” keynote event.

Emmy and BAFTA award-winning actress Michaela Coel discussed imposter syndrome, artists’ rights, and taking risks in conversation with undergraduate student and vice president of the Society for African Internationals at Princeton (SAIP) Mutemwa Masheke ’23 for Wintersession’s third annual “Beyond the Resume” keynote event.


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Princeton alumni in Congress share thoughts on House speaker election

Alumni in Congress react to Representative Kevin McCarthy’s historic 15-round election as Speaker of the House this month. Democrats Ivey and Krishnamoorthi described it as “dysfunction” within the Republican party, while Republicans Buck and Gallagher celebrated the vote as a sign of democracy in action.

Alumni in Congress react to Representative Kevin McCarthy’s historic 15-round election as Speaker of the House this month. Democrats Ivey and Krishnamoorthi described it as “dysfunction” within the Republican party, while Republicans Buck and Gallagher celebrated the vote as a sign of democracy in action. 


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Dallas mayor discusses public service at SPIA event

Eric Johnson GS ’03, who is the second-ever Black mayor of Dallas, spoke at a Wintersession event about his career in public service and the lessons he takes from his SPIA education.

Eric Johnson GS ’03, who is the second-ever Black mayor of Dallas, spoke at a Wintersession event about his career in public service and the lessons he uses from his SPIA education.


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SPEAR hosts panel discussing domestic worker rights

On Nov. 30, SPEAR hosted a panel NJ Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights with members of Unidad Latina en Acción (ULA), the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and domestic workers.

On Nov. 30, SPEAR hosted a panel NJ Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights with members of Unidad Latina en Acción (ULA), the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and domestic workers.


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Princeton deploys first electric bus, plans to add more

The University will introduce a fleet of all-electric buses into service this week, as a part of the University’s goal to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2046. According to the director of the University’s Transportation and Parking Services, the new buses will be less noisy and offer a smoother ride than those currently in use.

The University will introduce a fleet of all-electric buses into service this week, as a part of the University’s goal to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2046. According to the director of the University’s Transportation and Parking Services, the new buses will be less noisy and offer a smoother ride than those currently in use.


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CPUC discusses dissociation, institutional neutrality, campus grief

The Committee also spoke about facility staffs’ grievances, the new Learning and Education through Service (LENS) program, and updates on the minors program and Wintersession. 

The Committee also spoke about facility staffs’ grievances, the new Learning and Education through Service (LENS) program, and updates on the minors program and Wintersession.


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‘When I was convicted, I felt like my country hated me’: SPEAR hosts discussion on women's experiences in prison

In the interview, Cynthia Alvarado, an activist and formerly incarcerated woman, explained that education is a crucial step toward abolition and implored students to attend events like SPEAR’s to get involved with prison and criminal justice reform.

In the interview, Cynthia Alvarado, an activist and formerly incarcerated woman, explained that education is a crucial step toward abolition and implored students to attend events like SPEAR’s to get involved with prison and criminal justice reform.


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