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Jared Shulkin


On honesty

I can’t say that honesty is always the best policy because it worked for me in a particular scenario, but I can say that honesty is the best policy because the alternative — dishonesty — cannot possibly be.

Penn Medicine’s acquisition of Princeton Health improves medical care

Higher specialization and better care, both of which we should expect in central New Jersey as a result of Princeton Health’s acquisition by Penn Medicine, will improve patient outcomes, aid in medical student training, and increase financial compensation for UPHS. Good deal? I think so.

A step in the right direction

The Class of 2022 Pre-read, “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech,” is timely given the recent debate surrounding free speech on university campuses. President Eisgruber’s choice of Pre-read may help prevent events such as the disruptive and illiberal protests at The Evergreen State College from occurring at the University.

Why extensions violate your academic rights

If the group of students who prioritize a course are the ones negatively affected by a professor’s decision, then that decision is wrong and unjust. So long as deadlines are announced early and made clear to all students, last minute changes to these deadlines should not be made.

Princeton students are not risk-averse

Princeton experiences are shaped by exploring passions and interests as much as the University allows, while careers come into play naturally almost as if they’re afterthoughts.

Do away with the Frist ticket office

If you have ever walked into Frist to find a long line running around several corners, it’s probably a line for the Frist ticket office. The office provides tickets for various campus events and performances, but it does not do so without flaw.

Ivy Madness is fair

For the first year, every Division I basketball conference hosted a tournament for an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Basketball Championships.

Shrek interrupted my Princeton tour

On Friday, Feb. 17, I observed the most exciting college tour of my life. As a prospective Orange Key tour guide, I must observe several tours of campus — a dull requirement, for the most part.

Laptop misusers in the classroom

The use of laptop computers in the classroom is a subject of mixed opinion. Fully equipped with note-taking software, word processors, eBooks, Blackboard, Facebook, Twitter, iMessage, Youtube, iTunes, and much, much more, laptops can be very effective learning tools.