“The announcement is a recognition that the endowment has an impact on the climate,” Divest Princeton’s Tom Taylor GS said. “It is a recognition of that really basic premise, that groups like us have been talking about for a really long time.”
“Really the best thing for everyone in the family would have been for me to stay put,” said Alonso Perez-Putnam ’21, of Princeton in Cuba. “But Princeton doesn’t see it that way”
The group aims to create a continuous dialogue around gun policy reform, rather than merely responding to tragedies. Blanco described a cycle of national attention as having “spikes” after every mass shooting and almost complete silence in the intervals between.
“Divestment is going to happen,” said Nixon. “It’s not if, it’s when, and it would be fantastic to see Princeton on the vanguard.”
“Both investing and buying products puts money in the hands of the people I don’t like,” Pacala said. “So ethically, I cannot find a consistent reason why I would divest and not boycott, or boycott and not divest.”
The space will provide a singular home for Orange Key Tour Guides and prospective undergraduate student information sessions. Administrators envisioned 36 University Place as a space to promote accessibility, inclusivity, and centralization.
The fellowship is a lifetime honor. Last year, University professors Rebecca Burdine and Elke Weber were appointed to the position. 37 members of Princeton’s faculty currently hold AAAS fellowships.
The Princeton Board of Education struck language from a contentious resolution that would limit of speech of elected officials.
Average daily wind speeds have picked up in the last decade after over 30 years of gradual decline, according to research led by a team at the University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The study, published in “Nature Climate Change” on Nov. 18, could implicate a dramatic surge in the efficiency of wind power in the coming years.
In the first installment of Tiger Tots, the Daily Princetonian interviews Annabel and Rosemarie Luijendijk, the six-year-old twin daughters of Professor of Religion and Head of Wilson College, AnneMarie Luijendijk.