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Reflecting on 2022: A message from the outgoing Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editors

On the final day of their term, the outgoing editor-in-chief and managing editors reflect on the past year, marking memorable moments for the ‘Prince’ from 2022.

On the final day of their term, the outgoing editor-in-chief and managing editors reflect on the past year, marking memorable moments for the ‘Prince’ from 2022.


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My professor used the n-word in class. Princeton's inaction is indefensible.

“This institution needs to restore its moral compass. You shouldn’t be able to harass students and keep your job. Except at Princeton where — for now — you can.”

“This institution needs to restore its moral compass. You shouldn’t be able to harass students and keep your job. Except at Princeton where — for now — you can.”


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Letter from the Editor: Queer Remembrances, Queer Futures

“We conceive of this more than anything as an invitation to the queer community on campus. An invitation can only be truly genuine when it goes beyond empty words: The content curated for this issue represents a public record — and a public commitment — to elevating the voices and stories of queer folks in our pages.”

“We conceive of this more than anything as an invitation to the queer community on campus. An invitation can only be truly genuine when it goes beyond empty words: The content curated for this issue represents a public record — and a public commitment — to elevating the voices and stories of queer folks in our pages.”


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Archive as Art, Community as Practice: a review of ‘sarry about saying you don’t’

“In her senior thesis show “sarry about saying you don’t,” artist Raya Ward ’22 debuts a captivating visual language that incisively guides viewers through a sophisticated meditation on the nature of our personal archives.”

“In her senior thesis show “sarry about saying you don't,” artist Raya Ward ’22 debuts a captivating visual language that incisively guides viewers through a sophisticated meditation on the nature of our personal archives.”


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Crying, Screaming, Fainting: A look back at Lawnparties through the eyes of Black women | The Orange Table Ep. 8

In episode 8 of The Orange Table, co-hosts Omar Farah and Aishah Balogun sit down with Toru Obunge ’24 and Nica Evans ’24 to discuss their experiences at Lawnparties this October.

In episode 8 of The Orange Table, co-hosts Omar Farah and Aishah Balogun sit down with Toru Obunge ’24 and Nica Evans ’24 to discuss their experiences at Lawnparties this October. 


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In the season two premiere of The Orange Table, co-hosts Omar Farah and Aishah Balogun call on University President Christopher L. Eisgruber '83 to respond to the concerns of the Black community and to sit down with the show in the near future. They also discuss the extent to which the University's social media properly depicts the demographic diversity of the campus.


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Bridge Year announces proposed reforms, still finalizing plans for 2021-22 program

Once students arrive, the “action plan” proposes that conversations around identity continue through an “on-site training series.” Additionally, the process for reporting discrimination will be further emphasized in orientation, and staff on the ground will be given more guidance as it relates to “supporting students of targeted identities.” 

Once students arrive, the “action plan” proposes that conversations around identity continue through an “on-site training series.” Additionally, the process for reporting discrimination will be further emphasized in orientation, and staff on the ground will be given more guidance as it relates to “supporting students of targeted identities.” 


The intricacies of Indigenous identity and environmental racism | The Orange Table Ep. 5

A candid and personal conversation with Keely Toledo ’22 and Jessica Lambert ’22, co-leaders of Natives at Princeton. The table discusses issues facing the Native community at the University today and how they can be addressed. 

A candid and personal conversation with Keely Toledo ’22 and Jessica Lambert ’22, co-leaders of Natives at Princeton. The table discusses issues facing the Native community at the University today and how they can be addressed. 


Divest Princeton, ExxonMobil, and the intersectionality of environmentalism | The Orange Table Ep. 4

A wide-ranging interview with Divest Princeton representative Anna Hiltner about the groups recent growth and future goals.

A wide-ranging interview with Divest Princeton representative Anna Hiltner about the groups recent growth and future goals.


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The intricacies of Indigenous identity and environmental racism | The Orange Table Ep. 5

From The Daily Princetonian comes a roundtable talk show that delves into race on Princeton's campus, bringing you in-depth, unfiltered conversations on student experiences. Produced by Content Strategist Omar Farah ’23, alongside Aishah Balogun ’23 and Victoria Agwam ’23, members of the Black Student Union, The Orange Table seeks to candidly discuss race on Princeton's campus and at colleges throughout the nation. In a candid and personal conversation, Keely Toledo ’22 and Jessica Lambert ’22, co-leaders of Natives at Princeton, open up about their experiences as Indigenous students on campus. Additionally, the table discusses the issues facing the Native community at the University today and how they can be addressed.  Watch here, or listen on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Podcast Addict, Breaker, Player FM, or wherever else you get your podcasts. Click here for more episodes of The Orange Table.

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Divest Princeton, ExxonMobil, and the intersectionality of environmentalism | The Orange Table Ep. 4

From The Daily Princetonian comes a roundtable talk show that delves into race on Princeton's campus, bringing you in-depth, unfiltered conversations on student experiences. Produced by Content Strategist Omar Farah ’23, alongside Aishah Balogun ’23 and Victoria Agwam ’23, members of the Black Student Union, The Orange Table seeks to candidly discuss race on Princeton's campus and at colleges throughout the nation. In this episode, co-coordinator of the growing Divest Princeton movement Anna Hiltner ’23 sits down for a conversation about what lies ahead for her organization. The table also discusses the intersections of Black activism and environmentalism.  Watch here, or listen on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Podcast Addict, Breaker, Player FM or wherever else you get your podcast. Click here for more episodes of The Orange Table.

NEWS | 02/27/2024

Black Conservatism, Police Brutality, and Free Speech | The Orange Table Ep. 3

On this episode of The Orange Table, we sit down with Princeton Open Campus Coalition (POCC) President Rebekah Adams ’21 to discuss what it is like to be a Black female conservative on Princeton's campus. We also dive into the important conversation happening on campus right now around free speech, while touching on more global issues of race like police brutality and white privilege.  Co-hosted by Omar Farah ’23 and Aisha Balogun ’23. Edited by Farah.

NEWS | 02/27/2024

Social Segregation On Princeton's Campus, Hate Speech, and Affinity Spaces | The Orange Table Ep. 2

From The Daily Princetonian comes a roundtable talk show that delves into race on Princeton's campus, bringing you in-depth, unfiltered conversations on student experiences. Co-hosted by Assistant News Editor Omar Farah '23, alongside Aishah Balogun '23 and Victoria Agwam '23, two members of the Black Student Union, The Orange Table seeks to candidly discuss race on Princeton's campus and at colleges throughout the nation. This episode, we go after perceived "social segregation" on Princeton's campus. Nothing is off-limits as we talk about affinity spaces and the ongoing free speech arguments dividing our campus.  Editor’s Note: VP Calhoun’s email came soon after an incident involving a student’s use of the n-word, but a spokesperson said it was not in reference to any specific incident.

NEWS | 02/27/2024

Black student activism at a predominantly white institution | The Orange Table Ep. 1

From The Daily Princetonian comes a roundtable talk show that delves into race on Princeton's campus, bringing you in-depth, unfiltered conversations on student experiences. Co-hosted by Staff Writer Omar Farah '23, alongside Aishah Balogun '23 and Victoria Agwam '23, two members of the Black Student Union, The Orange Table seeks to candidly discuss race on Princeton's campus and at colleges throughout the nation. In this inaugural episode, we take a look at the current state of activism on campus. Joined by representatives from ChangeWWSNow, the Black Student Union and the Black Leadership Coalition, The Orange Table discusses everything from Double Sights and reparations to the efficacy of online activism. The panel reflects on how Princeton University is meeting this unique moment in American history. You can also listen to The Orange Table on Spotify. 

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