To recognize this time of uncertainty and finality, The Daily Princetonian invited students from the Class of 2020 to participate in a photo essay that aimed to create alternative thesis photos in honor of all of the seniors who will not be able to celebrate the capstone of their Princeton careers on campus.
Serena Alagappan ’20 and Ananya Malhotra ’20 have been selected as two of the 32 U.S. students who have been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. The scholarship will provide all expenses for two or three years of postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.
Over 70 students have gathered on the front lawn for the past two days to protest the Title IX’s office handling of sexual misconduct cases. This sit-in follows several months of protests and graffiti on campus that aim to demonstrate their misgivings against the Title IX process.
“I think the key thing is that you have to look at the world around you today, look at the discipline of teaching that this institution teaches you, and look at the opportunities around you,” Maria Ressa ’86 said. “Your generation will come up with what’s this new form and substance that journalism will become. Your Princeton education, you won’t know how much you love it until you’re gone from Princeton, and, inevitably, whenever I’m confused about what the next step is, I come back.”
At 7 a.m. on March 11, 1969, four students lurked in the weeds in front of the New South Building. Shortly afterwards, over 40 black students from the Association of Black Collegians (ABC) rushed the building, according to a log from the Department of Public Information. The students then chained the north doors of the building shut and secured the east doors with a mop.
This year, the University prohibited sign-in clubs from participating in on-campus pickups. In emails obtained by The Daily Princetonian, the University claimed they could not accommodate on-campus pickups after 5 p.m., which was when sign-in clubs scheduled their pickups.
One protester holds a sign up during the "Emergency Rally" on Oct. 4 in Tiger Park.