Last semester, Exxon Mobil graced the grounds of Princeton campus as part of the Fall HireTigers Career Fair. All the while, the college divestment movement is gathering steam. Georgetown, sometimes regarded as more conservative than many of its peers, divested. Almost 400 members of Harvard’s faculty issued a letter in support.
The emergence of the bill and the University’s willingness to publicly support it without consideration for the greater context should make the University community wary.
"Mental illness is inherently isolating, but even more so when it forces you to live a lie. To protect yourself, it’s necessary to wear a facade, and it’s that facade that everyone comes to believe is the true you.”
"Continued investment in fossil fuels actively undermines the intellectual and personal future of the students Princeton and other universities seek to foster, as well as our human and natural communities.”
Letter to the editor: Response to ‘U. professors send letter requesting corrections to 1619 Project’
In my interview with your reporter, James Anderson, I misspoke on one matter.
It is because of these two trends — a growing demand for co-ops, and the eating clubs’ financial barriers to entry — that a group of students (including myself) has decided to act.
Princeton is the only Ivy League university without an academic program in Native American or Indigenous Studies. Princeton has the resources to attract top-rate Indigenous senior faculty and could, within a short time frame, become a leading institution in this important discipline.
Braden argues in his piece that since David served in the IDF, he is not fit for office at the University. This broad and sweeping generalization and rejection of all that the Israeli military accomplishes and stands for is tantamount to a call for its abolition.
On behalf of many current and future applicants and students, we are asking Princeton to please consider extending all submission deadlines for those who are currently inside Iran and do not have access to the Internet.
Together, the diversity and brilliance to be found in our student body represent an untapped resource of knowledge and understanding the University can no longer afford to leave unrecognized.