On April 22, people around the world celebrated and recognized Earth Day, and this Saturday, Princeton’s green groups, students and community will gather on the Frist North Lawn for an Earth Day Picnic complete with student performances, free coffee cupcakes — and a chance to learn more about environmental and sustainability work at Princeton. The Earth Day Picnic is important in raising widespread awareness and consciousness on campus; for many student leaders planning the event, however, environmental work on and off of campus extends far beyond a single day.
“Show me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!” The chant rang out as a mob of orange- and black-clad Princeton students, faculty and community members joined the People’s Climate March in New York City last Sunday.
Idon’t know that I will ever encounter a dessert more controversial than the cupcake. I don’t consider myself a cupcake aficionado, but the amount of debate the tiny frosted bits of cake can evoke fascinates me.
Panel: Politics at Princeton You may have heard that Princeton students are politically apathetic ... well, the College Republicans, College Democrats, Princeton United Left, Princeton Tory and moderates on campus would beg to differ.