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VIS students call on Princeton to re-open investigation into Scanlan's use of the n-word

Students sent an open letter calling on University administration to re-open the investigation into Scanlan’s use of the n-word in his VIS321: Words as Objects seminar. Many also displayed posters with the words calling for Scanlan’s firing in their open studio spaces at an event on Nov. 15. 

Students sent an open letter calling on University administration to re-open the investigation into Scanlan’s use of the n-word in his VIS321: Words as Objects seminar. Many also displayed posters with the words calling for Scanlan’s firing in their open studio spaces at an event on Nov. 15. 


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After visual arts professor used n-word in seminar, Princeton finds no violation of policy

Visual arts professor Joe Scanlan said the n-word while posing a question to students in his seminar. After a student raised an official complaint to the University, the Office of the Provost concluded that there was no violation of University policy, according to an email shared with the ‘Prince.’ Following the use of the word, multiple students in the class told the ‘Prince’ that they would like to see Scanlan fired.

Visual arts professor Joe Scanlan said the n-word while posing a question to students in his seminar. After a student raised an official complaint to the University, the Office of the Provost concluded that there was no violation of University policy, according to an email shared with the ‘Prince.’ Following the use of the word, multiple students in the class told the ‘Prince’ that they would like to see Scanlan fired.


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Princeton to dissociate from 90 fossil fuel companies, including Exxon Mobil

The University announcement lists all 90 companies from which it will be divesting, all of which are “active in the thermal coal or tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry.”

The University announcement lists all 90 companies from which it will be divesting, all of which are “active in the thermal coal or tar sands segments of the fossil fuel industry.”


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Princeton students, alumni, community react to University’s dismissal of classics professor

While multiple students and alumni who spoke to The Daily Princetonian expressed relief that a professor who had engaged in a relationship with an undergraduate would no longer be part of the faculty, other University community members have written publicly in disagreement with the University’s decision and in defense of Katz.

While multiple students and alumni who spoke to The Daily Princetonian expressed relief that a professor who had engaged in a relationship with an undergraduate would no longer be part of the faculty, other University community members have written publicly in disagreement with the University’s decision and in defense of Katz.


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Princeton dismisses professor Joshua Katz ‘effective immediately’ after U. investigation finds policy violations

The decision follows last week’s reported recommendation for dismissal by University President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 and two separate University investigations into Katz’s misconduct.

The decision follows last week’s recommendation from University President Christopher L. Eisgruber ’83 and two separate University investigations into Katz’s misconduct.


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Eisgruber recommends Joshua Katz’s dismissal after University investigation finds violations of faculty rules: reports

Eisgruber made the recommendation to the University Board of Trustees in a letter dated May 10 based on a November report by Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett, according to a copy of his letter reviewed by the Journal.

Eisgruber made the recommendation to the University Board of Trustees in a letter dated May 10 based on a November report by Dean of the Faculty Gene Jarrett, according to a copy of his letter reviewed by the Journal.


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Alumni free speech group says faculty committee upheld complaint against University related to Joshua Katz

Princetonians for Free Speech claims that according to sources it has been in contact with, an appeal filed by eight Princeton professors last fall has been upheld by the Princeton Committee on Conference and Faculty Appeal, though the official decision is yet to be released. 

Princetonians for Free Speech claims that according to sources it has been in contact with, an appeal filed by eight Princeton professors last fall has been upheld by the Princeton Committee on Conference and Faculty Appeal, though the official decision is yet to be released. 


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The many spring flowers of Princeton

“I’ve started lingering more, pausing to watch a bird poking at the ground or a butterfly fluttering past. Because of these moments of stillness, I’ve started paying more attention to the flowers that make my run so colorful.”

“I’ve started lingering more, pausing to watch a bird poking at the ground or a butterfly fluttering past. Because of these moments of stillness, I’ve started paying more attention to the flowers that make my run so colorful.”


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USG Senate upholds appeal over Caterpillar referendum, will withhold statement to University for or against referendum

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”

USG’s email said that by its Constitution, “with a majority of student votes, Referendum 3 passes.”


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Off-campus group funds Facebook ad falsely claiming recent Caterpillar referendum failed to pass

Israel War Room, an organization with no Princeton affiliation, sponsored a Facebook ad that claimed the recent USG referendum calling on the University to halt its usage of Caterpillar construction machinery had failed to pass. In fact, preliminary results show the referendum passed and the results have yet to be certified.

Israel War Room, an organization with no Princeton affiliation, sponsored a Facebook ad that claimed the recent USG referendum calling on the University to halt its usage of Caterpillar construction machinery had failed to pass. In fact, preliminary results show the referendum passed and the results have yet to be certified.


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