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Kyle Lang completes transcontinental run, averages 40 miles a day

 “I’d wake up between 5:15 and 5:30 — my parents would wake up between 4 and 5 — we’d get on the road around 6,” he said. “I’d run 20 miles until about 11 o’clock, and then take an hour break. And then noon to 4, I’d cover 13 to 15 miles, take an hour break, and then in the evening cover between 7 and 10 miles, depending on the day. I ended at 7 p.m. and then we drove to wherever we spent the night.” 

HUM Sequence offers students broad survey of Western intellectual history

“They have read a body of work; they have written about 10 texts in-depth; they’ve been examined on dozens of others; they’ve discussed many others. They have a frame of reference that’s deep and broad and historically rich,” explained Esther Schor, professor of English, and inaugural Behrman Professor in the Council of the Humanities. Schor has taught the course for five years.

University students help put out flames

Of the roughly 1,000 calls the Princeton Fire Department receives every year, 100 percent are answered by volunteers. When a call comes in, these volunteer firefighters rush to the Witherspoon Street firehouse, don their turnout gear, and board a fire engine. The process takes under 10 minutes.

​U. lobbies for BRIDGE Act, DACA

Recent developments in Washington, D.C., have prompted considerable reaction on the University’s campus over the past three months, from faculty panels to an Immigration Day of Action.

Sophomore plans to run across the US for charity

“Everything that enters my body will have calories,” Lang says, conceding that he may drink water every now and then. But other than the occasional sip of water, he’ll be chugging energy drinks, fruit juice, and anything that ups his calorie intake.

USG pilots free menstrual products program

The Undergraduate Student Government launched a free menstrual product pilot program on Dec. 4 in Frist Campus Center. The program will run until Dec. 16 and aims to address issues of accessibility and financial hardships associated with menstrual products. The program has involved placing one basket of courtesy tampons and pads in each of the nine bathrooms in Frist: four women’s, four men’s, and one gender-neutral.