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Charities funneled millions to eating clubs to pay for social facilities

When board members of the Cap & Gown Club sought town approval to build an addition to the clubhouse six years agothat would cost around $5 million, town officials raised half-hearted concerns about a proposed tap room. At a Princeton Regional Planning Board meeting in 2009, they asked: Why would Cap want to build a tap room if it lacked a liquor license?

Letter from the Editor

It’s hard being a student journalist at Princeton these days.I started my tenure as Editor-in-Chief a year ago discussing the University’s massive communications efforts to craft an ever-positive image of itself.

News & Notes: No new cases of gastroenteritis reported

No new cases of gastroenteritis on campus have been reported since Thursday, University Spokesperson Martin Mbugua said Monday. On Thursday, nine studentsreported to University Health Serviceswith symptoms of gastroenteritis. Keith Levine, a local health inspector, said on Thursday that foodborne illness impacted five individuals on Thursday.The source was considered to be Ivy Club, and Levine was summoned to the club to inspect and start an investigation into the outbreak. The Daily Princetonian was able to independently verify that at least five Ivy members had been afflicted with symptoms of gastroenteritis. Outbreaks of gastroenteritis affected the University inearly 2012andearly 2013. In both cases, the outbreaks affected hundreds of students.

News & Notes: Woman arrested for allegedly hacking into U. computer system

Alla Ryklin, a woman from West Windsor, was charged with two counts of computer criminal activity on Wednesday.Ryklin, 48, allegedly accessed and damaged a University “online learning center” which was designed for use by University employees, Assistant Prosecutor Christine Petrucci said.

Cases of individuals with symptoms of gastroenteritis linked to Ivy Club

At least five individuals have come down with symptoms of foodborne illness apparently linked to the Ivy Club, a local health inspector confirmed Thursday.A total of nine individuals reported to McCosh Health Center on Thursday with symptoms of gastroenteritis, University Spokesperson Martin Mbugua said.

Vaccine manufacturer Novartis likely not to benefit from emergency deal with Princeton

The commercial success of Bexsero — the vaccine made by Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis that will be offered to Princeton students in December and is not yet licensed for use in the United States — is crucial for the future of the company’s vaccine department, according to a review of financial disclosure forms.But whether Novartis will reap benefits from the University’s emergency use of Bexsero remains uncertain.