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Princeton Mayor Mark Freda sits smiling at his desk in his office.

Princeton Mayor seeks reelection, expresses worry over campus expansion

Princeton Mayor Mark Freda recently announced his intention to run for reelection during a virtual press conference on Jan. 19. In an interview with The Daily Princetonian, Freda talked about the strengthening relationship between the University and the town and his worries about campus expansion’s effects on student’s experience with the town. 

Princeton Mayor Mark Freda recently announced his intention to run for reelection during a virtual press conference on Jan. 19. In an interview with The Daily Princetonian, Freda talked about the strengthening relationship between the University and the town and his worries about campus expansion’s effects on student’s experience with the town.


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Princeton’s town council formalizes town ban on scooters amid safety concerns

During its meeting on Dec. 18, 2023, Princeton’s town council passed an ordinance formally prohibiting people from riding scooters on sidewalks in the “Central Business District.” This includes a stretch of Nassau Street from Bayard Lane to Maple Street, a stretch of Witherspoon Street from Nassau Street to Paul Robeson Place, and the Palmer Square area.

During its meeting on December 18, 2023 the Princeton town Council passed an ordinance formally prohibiting people from riding scooters on sidewalks in the “Central Business District.” This includes a stretch of Nassau Street from Bayard Lane to Maple Street, a stretch of Witherspoon Street from Nassau Street to Paul Robeson Place, and the Palmer Square area.


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Despite student complaints, campus water fountains are safe to drink from

On Oct. 28, the Daily Princetonian collected and tested water from 38 drinking fountains from around campus using a Walfront multifunction digital water tester.

On Oct. 28, the Daily Princetonian collected and tested water from 38 drinking fountains from around campus using a Walfront multifunction digital water tester.


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‘Our community has become a commodity’: How Princeton’s historically Black community is fading

A ‘Prince’ investigation found that after the 2010 revaluation, property taxes in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood increased by over $1,700 on average, nearly a 25 percent increase from the previous year.

A ‘Prince’ investigation found that after the 2010 reevaluation, property taxes in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood increased by over $1,700 on average, nearly a 25 percent increase from the previous year.


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Committee on Discipline caseload dwarfs the Honor Committee in most recent reports

The Honor Committee has given punishments in 14 of the 76 reported cases it has faced, while the Committee on Discipline can say the same for 1,023 of the 1,076 reported cases it has faced in most recent reports.

The Honor Committee has given punishments in 14 of the 76 reported cases it has faced, while the Committee on Discipline can say the same for 1,023 of the 1,076 reported cases it has faced in most recent reports.


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Career fair welcomes 102 employers, skews towards business and management

The Daily Princetonian analyzed the companies attending this semester’s career fair. With 102 companies, this is the largest career fair since the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Daily Princetonian analyzed the companies attending this semester's career fair. With 102 companies, this is the largest career fair since the pandemic.


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The Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action, explained

The Daily Princetonian breaks down the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action, and what it means for the future of admissions at the University. 

The Daily Princetonian breaks down the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action, and what it means for the future of admissions at the University. 


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