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Construction of the new residential college with geo-exchange heating and cooling.
Samantha Lopez-Rico / The Daily Princetonian

University to allow all upperclassmen to remain in their residential colleges, regardless of dining affiliations

All residential colleges will house undergraduate students of all class years beginning in fall 2022. Residents of First College will be housed in New College West, and New College East will house upperclassmen from any prior residential college. 

All residential colleges will house undergraduate students of all class years beginning in fall 2022. Residents of First College will be housed in New College West, and New College East will house upperclassmen from any prior residential college. 


Walter Hood’s “Double Sights,” with Robertson Hall, which houses the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, in the background.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Eisgruber defends SPIA Dean Jamal amid POCC criticism of statement on Rittenhouse verdict

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”

“Deans and other academic administrators cannot do their jobs without sometimes stating their opinions about controversial topics (indeed, I am doing that now),” President Eisgruber wrote to the ‘Prince.’ “Others remain free, of course, to disagree with what we say or with our decisions about when to speak up for what we believe.”


Hua Qu, Xiyue Wang’s wife, speaks during a vigil in October 2019, as Michael McGovern GS, President of “Free Xiyue Wang,” looks on.

Graduate student Xiyue Wang sues Princeton over actions during his Iranian imprisonment

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14. In an email to the 'Prince,' Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss said, “We are surprised and disappointed by this complaint and believe it is without merit.”

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14.


McCosh Health Center
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

COVID-19 cases rise on campus, as peer institutions announce Spring 2022 plans

“As peer institutions like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford make decisions regarding the beginning of the spring semester, Princeton has yet to make any formal announcements about delaying the start of courses or making instruction remote.”

“As peer institutions like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford make decisions regarding the beginning of the spring semester, Princeton has yet to make any formal announcements about delaying the start of courses or making instruction remote.” 


Meet USG presidential candidates Mayu Takeuchi and Jasman Singh

We sit down with the University Student Government presidential candidates, Mayu Takeuchi ’23 and Jasman Singh ’23 to hear more about their platforms, goals, and qualifications.

We sit down with the University Student Government presidential candidates, Mayu Takeuchi ’23 and Jasman Singh ’23 to hear more about their platforms, goals, and qualifications.


McCosh Health Center
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton increases testing frequency, limits social gatherings amid Thanksgiving COVID-19 surge

Masking guidelines will also remain in place for the remainder of the semester as campus cases increase risk status to “Moderate to High.” Students will be required to test as soon as they return to campus, and to submit two tests per week for the remainder of the semester.

Masking guidelines will also remain in place for the remainder of the semester as campus cases increase risk status to “Moderate to High.” Students will be required to test as soon as they return to campus, and to submit two tests per week for the remainder of the semester.


Lewis Thomas Laboratory, where COVID-19 tests are processed on campus.
Daily Princetonian Staff / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton sees semester’s largest uptick in COVID cases as students depart for Thanksgiving

University-wide COVID-19 positive cases have spiked to their highest levels this semester, and multiple eating clubs reported COVID-positive attendees at events this past weekend, leading to concern among students leaving campus prior to Thanksgiving break.

University-wide COVID-19 positive cases have spiked to their highest levels this semester, and multiple eating clubs reported COVID-positive attendees at events this past weekend, leading to concern among students leaving campus prior to Thanksgiving break.


Pose star Dominique Jackson speaks with K Richardson at the Carl A. Fields Center. 
Photo courtesy of Erin Macanze ‘24

“I went through the fire, now I am the fire:” ‘Pose’ star Dominique Jackson talks self-preservation, identity for Trans remembrance week

Over time, Jackson said, she came to realize that her identity could persist without disrespecting those around her. She went on to enter the modeling industry, inspired by models like Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks to persevere in the face of adversity. Still, it was a mixed sense of pain and courage that later helped her break out into the acting industry.

Over time, Jackson said, she came to realize that her identity could persist without disrespecting those around her. She went on to enter the modeling industry, inspired by models like Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks to persevere in the face of adversity. Still, it was a mixed sense of pain and courage that later helped her break out into the acting industry.


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.


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. 


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