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What happened in Texas? Prof. Jesse Jenkins explains

Millions of Texans are spending days without power as an unanticipated cold snap brought deadly outages to the state’s electrical grid. We speak with professor Jesse Jenkins, a macro-scale energy systems engineer focused on the electricity sector, about what went wrong.

Millions of Texans are spending days without power as an unanticipated cold snap brought deadly outages to the state’s electrical grid. We speak with professor Jesse Jenkins, a macro-scale energy systems engineer focused on the electricity sector, about what went wrong.


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Carousel: Arriving at Jadwin Gym

Today, many students arrived on campus for the spring semester. Before entering their Arrival Quarantine, undergraduates stopped by Jadwin Gym to submit a saliva sample for COVID-19 testing. Here's an inside look.

Today, many students arrived on campus for the spring semester. Before entering their Arrival Quarantine, undergraduates stopped by Jadwin Gym to submit a saliva sample for COVID-19 testing. Here's an inside look.


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Princeton professors discuss American democracy in the wake of Capitol attacks

The Daybreak team takes you through the events on Capitol Hill and discuss what's to come with Princeton professors Keith Whittington and Sean Wilentz.

The Daybreak team takes you through the events on Capitol Hill and discuss what's to come with Princeton professors Keith Whittington and Sean Wilentz.


Senate candidates David Perdue, Kelly Loeffler, Jon Ossoff, and Raphael Warnock (left to right).
Photo Credits: Gage Skidmore / Flickr; Office of Senator Kelly Loeffler / Wikimedia Commons; John Ramspott / Flickr; Raphael Warnock / Flickr. 

Georgia votes today. Here's what you need to know.

We've arrived at a day that will shape the federal government for years to come. Listen to today's special election coverage from Daybreak for everything you need to know before results start coming in tonight.

We've arrived at a day that will shape the federal government for years to come. Listen to today's special election coverage of Daybreak for everything you need to know before results start coming in tonight.


Princeton invites all undergraduate students to campus for spring 2021 — Rapid Reactions on Zoom

On Tuesday, November 24, President Eisgruber announced that all undergraduate students would be invited back to campus for the spring 2021 semester. Students will have the choice to return or to continue school at home or off-campus. We spoke with undergraduates to hear their initial thoughts and reactions to the reopening plan.


Black Princetonians across the nation weigh in on racism, policing, and recent protests

Demonstrations have swept the nation in the weeks since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. We spoke with six Princeton students about their experiences protesting, thoughts on recent activism, and hopes for change.


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Princeton invites all undergraduate students to campus for spring 2021: Rapid Reactions on Zoom

On Tuesday, November 24, President Eisgruber announced that all undergraduate students would be invited back to campus for the spring 2021 semester. Students will have the choice to return or to continue school at home or off-campus. We spoke with undergraduates to hear their initial thoughts and reactions to the reopening plan. Interviews by Mindy Burton '23 and Mark Dodici '22, and edited by Daniel Drake '24.

NEWS | 04/15/2021

PRINCETON 2024: Meet Your Class Council Candidates!

The Daily Princetonian interviews candidates running to join the First Year Class Council. The election closes Wednesday, September 30. The 'Prince' granted every candidate the opportunity to appear in this video. Those who responded are featured. Interviews by Uanne Chang '24, Aniket Mukherji '24, and Mark Dodici '22. Editing by Uanne Chang '24. Head Multimedia Editor: Mark Dodici '22 Associate Video Editor: Mindy Burton '23 Music Credit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE-TADy-oN0 www.dailyprincetonian.com

NEWS | 04/15/2021

Cornel West, Robert George talk free speech, campus memory, and courage

In a wide-ranging interview, Associate News & Features Editor Marie-Rose Sheinerman sat down with Professor of Jurisprudence Robert George and Professor Emeritus Cornel West GS’80 to discuss the two scholars’ recent op-ed in The Boston Globe, “On Honesty and Courage”. In the piece, the two long-time friends called on former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump — along with the American people — to uphold the aforementioned values during this difficult moment for our nation. In the interview, George and West discuss the renaming of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, formerly known as the Woodrow Wilson School; recent controversy surrounding an op-ed by Professor Joshua Katz; campus memory of the Black Justice League, a Black student activist group; historical figures the two believe ought be elevated; and the importance of diverging from mainstream perspectives, no matter the social consequences. Editing by Mark Dodici ’22. www.dailyprincetonian.com

NEWS | 04/15/2021

Princeton releases campus policy and ICE makes a dramatic change — Rapid Reactions on Zoom

On June 6, Princeton University announced its on-campus policies for the 2020-21 school year. Around the same time, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement instated a policy that puts many international students at risk for deportation. Hear what students had to say later that day. Video by Mark Dodici '22 Interviews by Dodici and Ergene Kim '23 On-campus footage by Juan José López Haddad '22. www.dailyprincetonian.com

NEWS | 04/15/2021

When Princeton Stopped: 50 years on from the Strike of 1970

Fifty years ago, on April 30, 1970, President Richard Nixon made an announcement. As the United States invaded Cambodia in a shocking continuation of the Vietnam War, Princeton University found itself amid a surge of anger, despair, and passion from a young generation looking for change. It's a situation mirrored beautifully in the present day, as the nation grapples with the effects of both a pandemic and generations of systemic racism. Hear about the University Strike of May 1970 and the era that it embodied so well from the people in the middle of it all in this exclusive Princetonian documentary. Produced and narrated by Mark Dodici '22. Interviews by James Anderson '23, Ergene Kim '23, Zachary Shevin '22, and Dodici. On-campus videos by JJ Lopez Haddad '22 www.dailyprincetonian.com

NEWS | 04/15/2021

Policy expert Heather Howard, former NJ Commissioner of Health, discusses the COVID-19 pandemic

Heather Howard, a lecturer at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, former New Jersey Commissioner of Health, and member of the Domestic Policy Council during the Clinton administration, discusses how her courses have changed (1:03), the national response to the pandemic (5:45), the lines along which the novel coronavirus seems to discriminate (7:28), and her opinion on Princeton's optional P/D/F policy for the semester (12:57). Video by Mark Dodici '22 www.dailyprincetonian.com

NEWS | 04/15/2021

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