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“Hidden Figures“ and its Princeton connection

A critical and box office success, “Hidden Figures” is hot off of an impressive awards season — during which it won 28 out of its 72 total nominations — and a run at Princeton Garden Theatre, where it was a USG “Movie of the Week,” in addition to being screened by the computer science department and the Carl A.

Innovative course seeks to spark University-wide conversation

Pacala, an environmental science professor at Princeton for 25 years, first began to develop the course in 2015, a task he felt was an “important responsibility” given the influence of environmental issues on both contemporary and projected global affairs.

USLC, VP for Campus Life pilot program deactivating bathroom locks

USG has widely solicited student feedback as they prepare to institute the program, disseminating a survey and hosting two forums for students to ask questions. While Johnson says he believes that “most students. . .will recognize the positives” of the program, Czulak recognizes that the survey results have not been unanimously in favor of the policy, and hopes that the University will be able to follow the consensus of many diverse viewpoints.

U. completes new building to house departments, programs

The University completed an extensive renovation of the former Frick Chemistry Laboratory at 20 Washington Street, which will provide a new home to ten academic departments and five international programs, including the Department of Economics.

Breaking: U. students receive white supremacist email campaigning for Trump

Members of the Princeton University Latinx Perspectives Organization, among other University students, received a pro-Donald Trump email from a probable member of a white supremacy group named “White GeNOcide Project” Saturday afternoon. The email, which had the subject line “Vote against ‘NO CHILD LEFT WHITE’- Vote Trump!” was sent from a non-University email address by an individual using the name “John Albert Willis.” The email was addressed to the University community, stating that “Princeton teaches its White students that they are immoral and contemptable if they don’t support White Genocide,” among similar remarks. The email additionally read that “Princeton professors say they're anti-racist.

Peralta discusses immigrant experiences

Classics Professor Dan-el Padilla Peralta ’06 discussed his book on the lives of immigrants in the United States in a lecture Thursday.Although Peralta’s memoir, Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League, ends shortly after his graduation, he said that his struggle with American immigration authorities continues today.