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Projects Board funding runs dry for Spring semester, student groups frustrated

Project’s Board is coming to the end of their $130,000 semester budget. Several groups have reported receiving less or no funding in the final weeks of the semester, leading to speculation about the status of the Projects Board budget. The Daily Princetonian spoke with USG and Projects Board representatives, as well as student group leaders to understand how this happened.


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Family of Elizabeth Tsurkov lobbies U. for White House action ahead of Iraqi PM state visit

The family of graduate student Elizabeth Tsurkov has called on the Biden administration to designate Iraq as a state sponsor of terror for allegedly failing to work for her release from captivity. President Joe Biden is set to welcome Iraq’s Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’a Al-Sudani to the White House on April 15.

The family of graduate student Elizabeth Tsurkov has called on the Biden administration to designate Iraq as a state sponsor of terror for allegedly failing to work for her release from captivity. President Joe Biden is set to welcome Iraq’s Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’a Al-Sudani to the White House on April 15.


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Charter Club changed guest policy after conservative professor’s lunch. After headlines, the policy was reversed.

After notable conservative professor Robert P. George came for lunch, Charter Club announced a new policy making it more difficult for students to bring faculty members as guests. The move came due to students' objections to the professors' political views. The saga made national headlines and, days later, the policy was revoked.

After a notable conservative professor came for lunch, Charter Club announced a new policy making it more difficult for students to bring faculty members as guests. The move came due to students' objections to the professors' political views. The saga made national headlines and, days later, the policy was revoked.


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Grad students organize for safe return of kidnapped colleague, Elizabeth Tsurkov

On Tuesday, March 5, a graduate student sent an email in the Free Food listserv with the subject: “not food; but please help save our colleague’s life!” The message encouraged students to send letters to Congress to bring attention to the situation of Princeton Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Tsurkov, who was kidnapped in Iraq by Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah in March 2023.

On Tuesday, March 5, a graduate student sent an email in the Free Food listserv with the subject: “not food; but please help save our colleague’s life!” The message encouraged students to send letters to Congress to bring attention to the situation of Princeton Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Tsurkov, who was kidnapped in Iraq by Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah in March 2023.


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Two Princeton faculty awarded humanities research grant

History department chair Angela Creager and anthropology professor Ryo Morimoto have received grants from the National Endowment of Humanities to continue their research at the intersection of science and technology with the humanities.

History department chair Angela Creager and anthropology professor Ryo Morimoto have received grants from the National Endowment of Humanities to continue their research at the intersection of science and technology with the humanities.


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‘No taxes for evil woke politics’: Protesters, parents clash over sex ed controversy at Princeton Middle School

The Princeton Board of Education held a tense meeting following consistent, small protests against an LGBTQ-inclusive sex education curriculum that Princeton Middle School uses in collaboration with a New Jersey nonprofit.

The Princeton Board of Education held a tense meeting following consistent, small protests against an LGBTQ-inclusive sex education curriculum that Princeton Middle School uses in collaboration with a New Jersey nonprofit.


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Lawsuit from former employee against Princeton’s COVID-19 masking policies ends in dismissal

The University defeated former employee Kate McKinley for the second time in a case alleging harassment and wrongful termination due to religious objection to COVID-19 policies. This decision will not allow for further amendments.

The University defeated former employee Kate McKinley for the second time in a case alleging harassment and wrongful termination in response to her claimed religious objection to COVID-19 policies. This decision will not allow for further amendments.


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USG advertises existing syllabus library, though only subset of courses included

The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning first launched the syllabus library in 2021. Although the library does not include syllabi for all courses, the USG Academics Committee is working to add more, and to make the resource known to the student body.

The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning first launched the syllabus library in 2021. Although the library does not include syllabi for all courses, the USG Academics Committee is working to add more, and to make the resource known to the student body.


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New video seems to show kidnapped Princeton student for first time since detention

A video circulated online and broadcast on Iraqi television networks shows Elizabeth Tsurkov GS for the first time since she was abducted in Baghdad in March of this year. 

A video circulated online and broadcast on Iraqi television networks shows Elizabeth Tsurkov GS for the first time since she was abducted in Baghdad in March of this year. 


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