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Molly Taylor

Molly Taylor is a Features contributor. She can be reached at mollypt@princeton.edu.


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Princeton women’s rugby goes varsity, keeps walk-on spirit

After years of student advocacy, the change to varsity status represents an opportunity for the team to compete at the highest level of collegiate rugby,. But this season is also a moment of transition as the players — most of whom hadn’t played rugby before they got to Princeton. 

After years of student advocacy, the change to varsity status represents an opportunity for the team to compete at the highest level of collegiate rugby,. But this season is also a moment of transition as the players — most of whom hadn’t played rugby before they got to Princeton. 


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'In language there is life': Students find limitation and possibility in language practice outside University curriculum

The University offers instruction in 26 languages, but to study languages outside the formal curriculum, many students engage in informal education through communal language tables and self-directed research — practices that illuminate both the limitations and potential of independent language learning.

The University offers instruction in 26 languages, but to study languages outside the formal curriculum, many students engage in informal education through communal language tables and self-directed research — practices that illuminate both the limitations and potential of independent language learning.


Athletics

Why do athletes choose social sciences over STEM? We looked at the numbers.

Data analysis indicates that student-athletes are overrepresented in social science programs. 57.8 percent of current upperclass athletes study within the discipline, while only 15.8 percent concentrate in the natural sciences.

Data analysis indicates that student-athletes are overrepresented in social science programs. 57.8 percent of current upperclass athletes study within the discipline, while only 15.8 percent concentrate in the natural sciences.


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‘First on Film’: Student-curated exhibit reflects on ‘the long journey’ of racial integration and inclusion at Princeton

Drawing from documentary photographer Sol Libsohn’s collection, a small group of undergraduate curators designed a photo exhibit, which is now on display in Wilcox Hall of First College. Titled “First on Film: Creating Spaces for Racial Reckoning on Campus, 1960s and Now,” the curators looked to connect the legacy of PSSP — and First College, where it was based — to racial inclusion and student activism today. 

Drawing from documentary photographer Sol Libsohn’s collection, a small group of undergraduate curators designed a photo exhibit, which is now on display in Wilcox Hall of First College. Titled “First on Film: Creating Spaces for Racial Reckoning on Campus, 1960s and Now,” the curators looked to connect the legacy of PSSP — and First College, where it was based — to racial inclusion and student activism today. 


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‘They change the way you see the world around you’: Art museum tours illuminate campus sculptures

“Sculptures build a sense of identity within a place,” Modern and Contemporary Art Curator Mitra Abbaspour said. “They interrupt your passage of space and change the way you see the world around you.”

“Sculptures build a sense of identity within a place,” Modern and Contemporary Art Curator Mitra Abbaspour said. “They interrupt your passage of space and change the way you see the world around you.”


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