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Princeton professors, alumni react to SCOTUS decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

In a majority opinion penned by Princeton University alumnus Justice Samuel Alito ’72, the Supreme Court held Friday that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion. As news broke, many Princeton community members joined in the chorus of reproductive rights activists protesting the ruling across the nation, while some conservative alumni and professors lauded the decision.

In a majority opinion penned by Princeton alumnus Justice Samuel Alito ’72, the Supreme Court held Friday that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion. As news broke, many Princeton community members joined in the chorus of reproductive rights activists protesting the ruling across the nation, while some conservative alumni and professors lauded the decision.


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In wake of mass shootings, Princeton students, community rally for gun control

Following the loss of 21 lives in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Princeton students and community members have come together, advocating for gun reform and rallying for the national movement against gun violence.

Following the loss of 21 lives in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Princeton students and community members have come together, advocating for gun reform and rallying for the national movement against gun violence.


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‘I felt like I had to be here’: Looking back at the first Reunions since start of COVID-19 pandemic

The University welcomed back almost 25,000 alumni and their families back to campus for Reunions for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Notable events include “The One and Only P-Rade,“ alumni-faculty panels and after-hours social events.  

Princeton University welcomed back almost 25,000 alumni and their families back to campus for Reunions for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Notable events include “The One and Only P-Rade,“ alumni-faculty panels and after-hours social events. 


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Wendy Kopp ’89 speaks on activism, service, impact at 2022 Baccalaureate Ceremony

“For your generation that is more aware of and passionate about tackling injustice than any before, my hope is that you will recognize that your time is your biggest asset, and that driven by your values and the purpose of shaping a better future, you’ll be intentional and conscious about where to put your energy,” Kopp said. 

“For your generation that is more aware of and passionate about tackling injustice than any before, my hope is that you will recognize that your time is your biggest asset, and that driven by your values and the purpose of shaping a better future, you’ll be intentional and conscious about where to put your energy,” Kopp said. 


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University investigates Princeton Gerrymandering Project's Sam Wang for research misconduct, toxic workplace

The University “knows of no credible allegations of data manipulation” based on its initial review and denied the New Jersey Globe’s claims of a pending Title IX complaint against Princeton Gerrymandering Project Director Sam Wang.

The University “knows of no credible allegations of data manipulation” based on its initial review and denied the New Jersey Globe’s claims of a pending Title IX complaint against Princeton Gerrymandering Project Director Sam Wang.


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On a 'post-Roe era': Princeton professors, alumni in Congress react to leaked SCOTUS opinion draft

As the nation grapples with the fallout of the leak, The Daily Princetonian spoke with professors in the history and politics departments and the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), as well as alumni serving in Congress, about their opinions on the draft leak.

As the nation grapples with the fallout of the leak, The Daily Princetonian spoke with professors in the history and politics departments and the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), as well as alumni serving in Congress, about their opinions on the draft leak.


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Faculty approves minors program, renames ‘concentrations’ to ‘majors’

The University approved a proposal which would allow students beginning in the Class of 2025 to pursue academic “minors.” The minors program will eventually replace the certificates program. A proposal to change the nomenclature of “concentrations” to “majors” was also approved.

The University approved a proposal which would allow students beginning in the Class of 2025 to pursue academic “minors.” The minors program will eventually replace the certificates program. A proposal to change the nomenclature of “concentrations” to “majors” was also approved.


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‘Mary Stuart — A New Translation’ by BT Hayes ’22 to open this week in Wallace Theater

Regan McCall ’22 takes the stage for a new translation of the Friedrich Schiller play, in which “duty collides with the will of the masses, and two powerful rulers meet face to face in a story of death, betrayal, and hope.”

Regan McCall ’22 takes the stage for a new translation of the Friedrich Schiller play, in which “duty collides with the will of the masses, and two powerful rulers meet face to face in a story of death, betrayal, and hope.”


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