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Professor Shane Campbell-Staton and team taking samples from a tranquilized elephant in Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique.
Courtesy of Rob Pringle

Princeton lab’s research on elephant tusklessness brings public attention to human impact on evolution

More elephants in Mozambique have no tusks as a result of a painful, 15-year civil war. An ocean and thousands of miles away, assistant EEB professor Shane Campbell-Staton and his team are looking at why and how this example of remarkably fast evolution came to be. Their studies have attracted media attention from newspapers to Trevor Noah, and display how closely human activity can be tied up in the process of evolution.

More elephants in Mozambique have no tusks as a result of a painful, 15-year civil war. An ocean and thousands of miles away, assistant EEB professor Shane Campbell-Staton and his team are looking at why and how this example of remarkably fast evolution came to be. Their studies have attracted media attention from newspapers and Trevor Noah, and display how closely human activity can be tied up in the process of evolution.


Students urge the University to divest fully from fossil fuels in a Sep. 24 sit-in at Nassau Hall.
Candace Do / The Daily Princetonian

Divest Princeton sit-in calls for full fossil fuel divestment

Students gave speeches, painted signs, and sat on blankets doing homework during the event, which lasted four hours. Many of them were local high schoolers skipping class to attend.

Students gave speeches, painted signs, and sat on blankets doing homework during the event, which lasted four hours. Many of them were local high schoolers skipping class to attend.


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. 


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