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Shea Rowing Center glows brilliantly at midnight along Lake Carnegie. 
Justin Cai / The Daily Princetonian

A guide to Princeton's night sky

As the days warm up, the nights are becoming less intolerably freezing, so take advantage of the start of spring by heading out for some stargazing next time the skies are clear. 

 As the days warm up, the nights are becoming less intolerably freezing, so take advantage of the start of spring by heading out for some stargazing next time the skies are clear. 


Students hold cardboard signs with hand-painted slogans urging fossil fuel divestment at the April 24 rally.
Mark Dodici / The Daily Princetonian

Divest Princeton holds “Earth Day, No Delay” rally at Nassau Hall

Ryan Warsing GS, co-coordinator of Divest Princeton, closed the speech by calling on the University to act: “We want strong commitments, and we wanted them yesterday.”

Ryan Warsing GS, co-coordinator of Divest Princeton, closed the speech by calling on the University to act: “We want strong commitments, and we wanted them yesterday.”


Davis International Center
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

University-sponsored domestic travel to resume May 24 for those at “low risk”

Individuals who meet the low-risk criteria include “those for whom two or more weeks have passed since their final dose of an FDA-approved vaccine,” according to the memo.

Individuals who meet the low-risk criteria include “those for whom two or more weeks have passed since their final dose of an FDA-approved vaccine,” according to the memo.


Kretteis, wearing a Princeton jersey, caught on CCTV the night of one assault. 
Courtesy of Crown Prosecution Service London. 

Following rape conviction, former Class of 2022 member receives 18-year prison sentence

The judge who sentenced Kretteis reportedly told him that his expulsion from Princeton University “was the clearest possible warning for your behaviour society could give you apart from a criminal conviction.” 

The judge who sentenced Kretteis reportedly told him that his expulsion from Princeton University “was the clearest possible warning for your behavior society could give you apart from a criminal conviction.” 


A student signing ASL, the abbreviation for American Sign Language.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

Proposal for ASL sequence approved by Committee on the Course of Study

The Faculty Committee on the Course of Study has unanimously approved a proposal for an American Sign Language (ASL) Sequence that will fulfill the University’s language requirement. 

The Faculty Committee on the Course of Study has unanimously approved a proposal for an American Sign Language (ASL) Sequence that will fulfill the University’s language requirement. 


Stuck on studying? Try these playlists

Midterms are over, and the snow is melting, but as you break out the spring clothes, you’re probably realizing that you have weeks of tough course loads ahead of you before summer hits. As you gear up for the rest of the semester, consider trying out some fresh study music to get you through those late-night essays and endless problem sets. 

Midterms are over, and the snow is melting, but as you break out the spring clothes, you’re probably realizing that you have weeks of tough course loads ahead of you before summer hits. As you gear up for the rest of the semester, consider trying out some fresh study music to get you through those late-night essays and endless problem sets. 


Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

Princeton announces summer thesis research to occur on campus, continuous housing available for select students

The memo stated that the Continuous Housing program will be available to students who will be enrolled next fall and “face significant financial hardship and/or other serious extenuating circumstances that make it impossible to secure alternative housing during the summer months.”

The memo stated that the Continuous Housing program will be available to students who will be enrolled next fall and “face significant financial hardship and/or other serious extenuating circumstances that make it impossible to secure alternative housing during the summer months.”


A banner from Divest Princeton’s Feb. 13, 2020 protest draped on a tiger sculpture outside of Nassau Hall.
Courtesy of Anna Hiltner ’23

As Divest Princeton awaits University response, a look at past divestment movements

Divest Princeton, a group calling for University divestment from fossil fuels, submitted a proposal to the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee last year. Soon, the Committee will either reject the proposal or recommend it to the Board of Trustees for final consideration. As Divest Princeton awaits the decision, the ‘Prince’ examined the history of divestment movements on campus — both successful and not.

Divest Princeton, a group calling for University divestment from fossil fuels, submitted a proposal to the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) Resources Committee last year. Soon, the Committee will either reject the proposal or recommend it to the Board of Trustees for final consideration. As Divest Princeton awaits the decision, the ‘Prince’ examined the history of divestment movements on campus — both successful and not.


“Peter Singer no Fronteiras do Pensamento Porto Alegre” by Fronteiras do Pensamento / CC BY-SA 2.0

Reading Peter Singer's ‘Famine, Affluence, and Morality’ 50 years later

“Famine, Affluence, and Morality” confronts the reader with their own complacency regarding global suffering, and the passage of time has not led to a heartening perspective. Half a century later, the world is in the midst of a refugee crisis, wars and famines continue to afflict millions, and society is still rife with poverty and inequality.  A modern frame of reference provides a new understanding of what may be necessary to goad the world into action, but we’ll start by reexamining Singer’s reasoning regarding the affluents’ duty to help those in need. 

“Famine, Affluence, and Morality” confronts the reader with their own complacency regarding global suffering, and the passage of time has not led to a heartening perspective. Half a century later, the world is in the midst of a refugee crisis, wars and famines continue to afflict millions, and society is still rife with poverty and inequality.  A modern frame of reference provides a new understanding of what may be necessary to goad the world into action, but we’ll start by reexamining Singer’s reasoning regarding the affluents’ duty to help those in need.  


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