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U. administrators donations heavily favor Kim over Menendez, Murphy in upcoming primary

The Daily Princetonian reviewed public filings to understand which political candidates and causes high-profile Princeton figures have contributed to during their time at the University.

The Daily Princetonian reviewed public filings to understand which political candidates and causes high-profile Princeton figures have contributed to during their time at the University.


A white truck with the words "public safety" painted on its side is parked in front of McCosh Health Center, a red brick building, in the early evening.

Narcan, fentanyl test strips now available through UHS

Fentanyl test strips and the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan are now available in the vestibule of McCosh Health Center. Students can also sign up online to have these items delivered to their Frist mailbox. 

Fentanyl test strips and the opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan are now available in the vestibule of McCosh Health Center. Students can also sign up online to have these items delivered to their Frist mailbox. 


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‘Life is not always fair, especially for leaders’: former presidents, alumni say Gay resignation was reasonable

The ‘Prince’ spoke to three Princeton alumni who have served in top administrative roles at other universities, including as presidents. Their responses to Gay’s resignation cite factors including plagiarism standards and political attacks on higher education, with all agreeing that Gay’s resignation was ultimately justified.

The ‘Prince’ spoke to three Princeton alumni who have served in top administrative roles at other universities, including as presidents. Their responses to Gay’s resignation cite factors including plagiarism standards and political attacks on higher education, with all agreeing that Gay’s resignation was ultimately justified.


Many students in sweaters and jackets stand outside compiling lightly colored wood pieces into a circle.

After barn-raising event on a chilly Saturday, 3 out of 4 remain standing

At 1:16 p.m., the critical wood centerpiece of one of the barns cracked causing the barn to collapse. Despite initial attempts to materially reinforce the center piece, the barn could not be raised by the end of the event. 

At 1:16 pm, a critical center piece of wood in the cupcake barn cracked, resulting in the structure collapsing. Despite initial attempts to materially reinforce the center piece, the barn could not be raised by the end of the event. 


Nassau Hall, a large Renaissance-style building with ivy on the walls and a bell tower on top, surrounded by fall leaves.

As admissions changes debated, Princeton admits students through QuestBridge

Students accepted to the class of 2028 through QuestBridge received application decisions on Friday. QuestBridge reported that, out of 20,800 applicants and 6,683 finalists, 2,242 students were matched with QuestBridge partner universities this year. 

Students accepted to the class of 2028 through QuestBridge received application decisions on Friday. QuestBridge reported that, out of 20,800 applicants and 6,683 finalists, 2,242 students were matched with QuestBridge partner universities this year. 


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New video seems to show kidnapped Princeton student for first time since detention

A video circulated online and broadcast on Iraqi television networks shows Elizabeth Tsurkov GS for the first time since she was abducted in Baghdad in March of this year. 

A video circulated online and broadcast on Iraqi television networks shows Elizabeth Tsurkov GS for the first time since she was abducted in Baghdad in March of this year. 


A brown stone church building sits at the corner of Witherspoon and Maclean Streets in Princeton. The sun is setting and there is a black Subaru Outback parked in front.

Black community in historically Black Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood shrinks

The data show that Princeton’s Black community is indeed shrinking, both in Witherspoon-Jackson and across the town, though Princeton’s Hispanic and Asian communities have grown markedly over the same period.

The data show that Princeton’s Black community is indeed shrinking, both in Witherspoon-Jackson and across the town, though Princeton’s Hispanic and Asian communities have grown markedly over the same period.


A line of students in front of Whig Hall waiting for a food truck. In the background, two more trucks, also with lines.

Outdoor activities and food trucks draw more than 2000 to Community Care Day

On Oct. 27, the University held a recreational day with programming including activities and free food as part of a broader campus focus on mental health.

On Oct. 27, the University held a recreational day with programming including activities and free food as part of a broader campus focus on mental health.


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Next Dean of College may not be chosen internally, according to town hall with students

Brian Li ’24, a member of the search committee for Dean Jill Dolan’s successor, said that more events like this town hall will be held in the future so that students can share the traits they’re looking for in a Dean; that feedback will be collected and considered by the search committee.  

Brian Li ’24, a member of the search committee for Dean Jill Dolan’s successor, said that more events like this town hall will be held in the future so that students can share the traits they’re looking for in a Dean; that feedback will be collected and considered by the search committee.  


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