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Vlog: Moving into Princeton during a pandemic

As students arrive on campus for the second semester, move-in procedures have shifted significantly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including frequent testing, social distancing protocols, and arrival quarantines for the safety of the community. Follow along with Assistant News Editor Katherine Dailey.

As students arrive on campus for the second semester, move-in procedures have shifted significantly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including frequent testing, social distancing protocols, and arrival quarantines for the safety of the community. Follow along with Assistant News Editor Katherine Dailey.


SPIA Dean Cecilia Rouse.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton begins search to replace SPIA dean, CEA chair nominee Cecilia Rouse

The committee will identify candidates, conduct the first round of interviews, and send recommendations of finalists to President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83, who will appoint the new dean with the approval of the Board of Trustees.

The committee will identify candidates, conduct the first round of interviews, and send recommendations of finalists to President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83, who will appoint the new dean with the approval of the Board of Trustees.


Eating clubs line Prospect Avenue.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Eating clubs will remain closed for spring semester

"The Eating Clubs have agreed to remain closed for the spring semester to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infection among students, faculty, University administration/staff and Club employees,” wrote Graduate Inter-Club Council president Hap Cooper ’82 and Vice President for Campus Life Rochelle Calhoun. The University will provide "budgetary support" to the clubs in the spring "to help offset the financial impact of the closure" 

The University will provide "budgetary support" to the clubs in the spring "to help offset the financial impact of the closure" 


Presidential candidates Allen Liu ’22 (top left) and Christian Potter ’22 (top right) and Vice President candidates Ashwin Mahadevan ’22 (bottom left) and Juan Nova ’23 (bottom right) will appear on the ballot alongside referenda involving voting and fossil fuels.
Design Credit: Harsimran Makkad / The Daily Princetonian

Liu, Potter run for USG president, appearing beside four contested races, two referenda on next week’s ballot

Allen Liu and Christian Potter, U-Council Chair and Academics Chair respectively, have begun campaigning for the position of USG President, with voting to begin next week. The ballot will also include contested races for Vice President, Sustainability Chair, Treasurer, and Class of 2024 Senator, in addition to referendum questions addressing class on Election Day and fossil fuel divestment.

Allen Liu and Christian Potter, U-Council Chair and Academics Chair respectively, have begun campaigning for the position of USG President, with voting to begin next week. The ballot will also include contested races for Vice President, Sustainability Chair, Treasurer, and Class of 2024 Senator, in addition to referendum questions addressing class on Election Day and fossil fuel divestment.


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McCarter Theatre announces plans for anti-racist action

The statement partially responded to the “We See You, White American Theater” demands released over the summer, which detail BIPOC thespians’ “concerns, approaches, and needs” to combat systemic racism in the theater industry.

The move comes partially in response to the “We See You, White American Theater” demands released over the summer, which detail the “concerns, approaches, and needs” of BIPOC thespians in combating structural racism in the theater industry.


Protesters in Hinds Plaza.
Elizabeth Parker / The Daily Princetonian

Protesters in Princeton condemn Trump at ‘Protect the Results’ rally

A crowd of about a hundred people gathered in downtown Princeton to condemn calls from President Donald Trump and his campaign to stop counting mail-in and absentee votes in a rally on Wednesday in Hinds Plaza. 

A crowd of about a hundred people gathered in downtown Princeton to condemn calls from President Donald Trump and his campaign to stop counting mail-in and absentee votes in a rally on Wednesday in Hinds Plaza. 


U.S. Rep. Ken Buck ’81.
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Rep. Ken Buck ’81, Prof. Sergiu Klainerman criticize removal of Woodrow Wilson’s name

Buck opened the event with a discussion on the rise of “cancel culture” in today’s political society, saying, “I’m really concerned about the cancel culture that we see in the country right now and on campuses, and really, it has permeated into the larger society.”

Congressman Buck opened the event with a discussion on the rise of “cancel culture” in today’s political society, saying, “I’m really concerned about the cancel culture that we see in the country right now and on campuses, and really, it has permeated into the larger society.” 


Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Public Safety convenes advisory committee as part of University-wide call to address systemic racism

The Public Safety Community Advisory Committee is chaired by Dean for Diversity and Inclusion LaTanya Buck and Professor of Anthropology Laurence Ralph.

The Public Safety Community Advisory Committee is chaired by Dean for Diversity and Inclusion LaTanya Buck and Professor of Anthropology Laurence Ralph, who researches police violence against Black and brown people. It consists of three faculty members, three graduate students, three undergraduate students, three administrators, and three staff from PSAFE.


Judge Amy Coney Barrett in 2018.
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Princeton professors talk Amy Coney Barrett, future of SCOTUS

We catalog a variety of University professors’ opinions on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in particular, as well as what they think the future of the courts may look like.

We catalog a variety of University professors’ opinions on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett in particular, as well as what they think the future of the courts may look like.


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Day in the Life: Moving into Princeton during COVID-19

As students arrive on campus for the second semester, move-in procedures have shifted significantly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including frequent testing, social distancing protocols, and arrival quarantines for the safety of the community.  Follow along with Assistant News Editor Katherine Dailey as she navigates Princeton during these unprecedented times. Edited by Uanne Chang.

NEWS | 01/26/2021

EXCLUSIVE | Profs. Allen Guelzo, Matthew Karp discuss judicial supremacy, politicization of courts

News writers Sandeep Mangat ’23 and Katherine Dailey ’24 sit down with Professor Allen Guelzo, Director of the James Madison Program Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship, and Associate Professor of History Matthew Karp. They discuss judicial supremacy, the politicization of courts, and the implications that Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s potential confirmation could have on the future of the Supreme Court. Edited by Uanne Chang ’24. Head Multimedia Editor: Mark Dodici ’22 Associate Video Editor: Mindy Burton ’23 www.dailyprincetonian.com

NEWS | 01/26/2021

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