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Abby Leibowitz


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Town Council allocates funding for improvements following University contributions

The Town Council allocated funds for capital improvements, parking utility improvements, sewer improvements, and acquisition of open space in a meeting on Monday. Many of the new improvements will be financially assisted by the University’s voluntary contributions program.

The Town Council allocated funds for capital improvements, parking utility improvements, sewer improvements, and acquisition of open space in a meeting on Monday. Many of the new improvements will be financially assisted by the University’s voluntary contributions program.


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Community experts weigh in on U. ANCHOR affordable housing funding

In light of the University’s plan to donate to the Municipality of Princeton in support of Princeton homeowners, community members and experts weigh in with their opinions on how the University can continue to support renters and housing diversity.

In light of the University’s plan to donate to the Municipality of Princeton in support of Princeton homeowners, community members and experts weigh in with their opinions on how the University can continue to support renters and housing diversity.


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‘Lack of transparency’: Members of dissolved Town Council commissions reflect

Some Princeton community members have expressed doubts about the Town Council following a contentious decision to consolidate three of its volunteer commissions into one in January.

Some Princeton community members have expressed doubts about the Town Council following a contentious decision to consolidate three of its volunteer commissions into one in January.


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Town Council consolidates three committees into one, sparking controversy

On Jan. 8, the Princeton Town Council announced plans to consolidate the Civil Rights Commission, Human Services Commission, and Affordable Housing Board into a single 11-member committee. In a subsequent Jan. 22 Council Meeting, over 30 Princeton residents expressed opposition and frustration with this decision. The Daily Princetonian interviewed three council members to shed light on the controversial decision.

On Jan. 8, the Princeton Town Council announced plans to consolidate the civil rights commission, human services commission, and affordable housing board into a single 11-member committee. In a subsequent Jan. 22 Council Meeting, over 30 Princeton residents expressed opposition and frustration with this decision. The Daily Princetonian interviewed three council members to shed light on the controversial decision.


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Temporary parking banned on Witherspoon Street amid pedestrian transformation

Changes to parking and traffic density, two longtime concerns of Princeton residents, students, and professors, were addressed at the town council’s Dec. 11 meeting.

Changes to parking and traffic density, two longtime concerns of Princeton residents, students, and professors, were addressed at the town council’s Dec. 11 meeting.


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Town officials push back on community petition against further development

Louise Wilson, the chair of the Planning Board, told the ‘Prince’ in an interview that the petition is “alarmist and replete with falsehoods” and that there are parts of the plan that can be confusing or misinterpreted if taken out of context.

Louise Wilson, the chair of the Planning Board, told the ‘Prince’ in an interview that the petition is “alarmist and replete with falsehoods” and that there are parts of the plan that can be confusing or misinterpreted if taken out of context.


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The faculty hiring process, explained

The ‘Prince’ corresponded with the chairs of multiple departments on the faculty hiring process. Appointment of University faculty is an elaborate process with several actors, including faculty within each department, the Dean of the Faculty, and other members of the administration.

The ‘Prince’ corresponded with the chairs of multiple departments on the faculty hiring process. Appointment of University faculty is an elaborate process with several actors, including faculty within the department, the Dean of the Faculty, and other members of the administration.


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New state law to require suicide prevention training for NJ universities

According to Dr. Calvin Chin, director of CPS, the University is currently “investigating the best platform” for delivering this new mandatory training. 

According to Dr. Calvin Chin, director of CPS the University is currently “investigating the best platform” for delivering this new mandatory training. 


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Supporter of resigned superintendent goes down on eventful election night

Democrats dominated in deep blue Mercer County and notched important wins in tightly contested state legislative elections amid major wins for the party nationwide.

Democrats dominated in deep blue Mercer County and notched important wins in tightly contested state legislative elections amid major wins for the party nationwide.


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Princeton Slavery Project reaches ten-year anniversary, presents findings to New Jersey Reparations Council

Last month, Isabela Morales GS ’19 presented on her work with the Princeton and Slavery Project during the New Jersey Reparations Council’s first public hearing. Over the course of its ten-year existence, the Princeton and Slavery Project has published a plethora of stories and primary sources that shed light on the University’s extensive relationship with slavery.

Last month, Isabela Morales GS ’19 presented on her work with the Princeton and Slavery Project during the New Jersey Reparations Council’s first public hearing. Over the course of its ten-year existence, the Princeton and Slavery Project has published a plethora of stories and primary sources that shed light on the University’s extensive relationship with slavery.


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