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Disabled students at Princeton and the ongoing fight for a more inclusive campus

More Princetonians have disabilities than might be outwardly visible. Having a disability impacts every part of Princeton, from academics to residential life to social life. Several students talked to The Daily Princetonian about their experiences as disabled students on a campus that wasn’t designed with their unique needs in mind.

More Princetonians have disabilities than might be outwardly visible. Having a disability impacts every part of Princeton, from academics to residential life to social life. Several students talked to The Daily Princetonian about their experiences as disabled students on a campus that wasn’t designed with their unique needs in mind.


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Long Live the Class of 2022

“Class of 2022, we indeed moved mountains throughout our time here.” News editor emerita Naomi Hess reflects on her four years at Princeton and extends gratitude to her fellow members of the Class of 2022 as they prepare for commencement.

“Class of 2022, we indeed moved mountains throughout our time here.” News editor emerita Naomi Hess reflects on her four years at Princeton and extends gratitude to her fellow members of the Class of 2022 as they prepare for commencement.


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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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Introducing a new text-to-speech feature for our readers

This feature can be found at the top of every ‘Prince’ article and is currently supported on mobile and desktop browsers. Listeners can speed up or slow down the narration based on their preferences.

This feature can be found at the top of every ‘Prince’ article and is currently supported on mobile and desktop browsers. Listeners can speed up or slow down the narration based on their preferences.


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Nikole Hannah-Jones, Ulrich Baer, Stefan Bradley discuss racism and free speech at universities

“If you come to the university to be comforted, I feel like you’re in the wrong place,” New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Jones said at a Tuesday panel. “But you also shouldn’t have to be proving basic humanity, defending basic humanity, defending your basic right to be there.”

“If you come to the university to be comforted, I feel like you’re in the wrong place,” New York Times Magazine staff writer Nikole Hannah-Jones said at a Tuesday panel. “But you also shouldn’t have to be proving basic humanity, defending basic humanity, defending your basic right to be there.”


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‘Worthy of taking up space’: Jennifer Lee ’23 founds nonprofit to support Asian Americans with disabilities

After Jennifer Lee ’23 was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, she found that her Asian American identity often wasn’t addressed or represented within peer support communities. In July 2021, along with a coalition of disabled Asian Americans and nondisabled allies from around the country, Lee founded the Asian Americans with Disabilities Initiative (AADI), a nonprofit run by and for people like her who identify as both Asian American and disabled.

After Jennifer Lee ’23 was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, she found that her Asian American identity often wasn’t addressed or represented within peer support communities. In July 2021, along with a coalition of disabled Asian Americans and nondisabled allies from around the country, Lee founded the Asian Americans with Disabilities Initiative (AADI), a nonprofit run by and for people like her who identify as both Asian American and disabled.


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Former SPIA Dean Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80 discusses her latest book ‘Renewal’

In an interview with the ‘Prince,’ former SPIA Dean and current CEO of New America Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80 discusses her latest book and reflects on her career and upcoming milestones in American history. 

In an interview with the ‘Prince,’ former SPIA Dean and current CEO of New America Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80 discusses her latest book and reflects on her career and upcoming milestones in American history. 


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Olympian Allyson Felix discusses career, advocacy at Wintersession ‘Beyond the Resume’ event

“I wish that I had known at a younger age that there's a lesson to learn, like in every defeat, there's something that I could get better from, and then you move forward, you don't stay there,” the eleven-time Olympic medalist said at the Wintersession keynote event.

“I wish that I had known at a younger age that there's a lesson to learn, like in every defeat, there's something that I could get better from, and then you move forward, you don't stay there,” the eleven-time Olympic medalist said at the Wintersession keynote event.


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Disability Representation in the Media

A panel presented by The Daily Princetonian and the Princeton Disability Collective. The panel focused on the importance of media representation on issues related to disability and how to create accessible and inclusive newsroom environments. The panel was on Monday, June 21. Panelists: * Eric Garcia, former editor at The Washington Post and The Hill and author of "We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation" * Wendy Lu, Staff News Editor and National Reporter at HuffPost * Sara Luterman, journalist with bylines at outlets including The Nation, The American Prospect and Slate and Contributing Editor at Radiolab * Julia Métraux, Editorial Assistant at Narratively * Cara Reedy, Program Manager of Disability Media Alliance Project at DREDF

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