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The entrance to McCosh Health Center.
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Delivered meals, hybrid teaching, and quarantine policy in flux: Key takeaways from last night’s parent town hall

The University may alter aspects of the spring 2021 move-in and quarantine process, pending guidance from the New Jersey government. 

The University may be altering aspects of the spring 2021 move-in and initial quarantine process, awaiting guidance from the state after the CDC shortened the recommended quarantine period from 14 days to 10 days on Wednesday. Housing will push back its launch of a move-in sign-up site to bide time for a potential state policy shift.


McCosh Health Center: Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Administrators discuss vaccine preparedness, socially-distant spring at USG town hall

A wide range of topics were discussed at the town hall, including housing, dining, virtual programming, visa restrictions for international students, testing protocol, and whether the University would be able to distribute a vaccine once available. 

A wide range of topics were discussed at the town hall, including housing, dining, virtual programming, visa restrictions for international students, testing protocol, and whether the University would be able to distribute a vaccine once available. 


Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Squirrels in Firestone stressed over finals, lack motivation to finish up the semester

With significantly fewer students around, many campus squirrels feel this has been a time to establish a solid footing on campus. The squirrels were able to set up their own Furrinceton University, but are feeling the pressure as finals near. Their wish? For the students to return, and with them, normal life.


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MAE professor studies how far droplets, source of COVID-19 transmission, travel when we speak

Not wearing masks, especially indoors, is “very risky,” according to Stone. “Why would you do that?,” he asked.

By creating visuals of how far speech droplets can travel, the study offers visual evidence that wearing a mask can help reduce COVID-19 transmission. 


A promotional flyer for the event.
Courtesy of Association of Black Princeton Alumni

ABPA hosts alumni panel on voter suppression, stakes of 2020 election

“Black lives matter, but history indicates that Black lives matter more in this country when we vote,” Roberts said.

The panel featured U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Craig Robinson ’83, Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. GS ’97, Andrea Campbell ’04, Tessa Kaneene ’07, Walter Jones ’85, Morgan Jerkins ’14, and Paul Roberts ’85, with Cheryl Scales ’84 as moderator.


Mooncakes, a food typically consumed during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Photo credit: Donald Trung / Wikimedia Commons

AASA celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival virtually

“One advantage of celebrating virtually was the breakout room format, which enabled us to more directly connect with first-years and other students in ways that would have been more difficult in a larger group on campus” Slater explained.  

“One advantage of celebrating virtually was the breakout room format, which enabled us to more directly connect with first-years and other students in ways that would have been more difficult in a larger group on campus” Slater explained.  


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