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Princeton to continue cultural graduation ceremonies virtually

“These cultural graduations — for undergraduate and graduate students — aim to provide an opportunity for the graduates, family, friends, and loved ones to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class in a cultural and personal way,” wrote Victoria Yu, Program Coordinator for the Fields Center, in an email to The Daily Princetonian.

“These cultural graduations — for undergraduate and graduate students — aim to provide an opportunity for the graduates, family, friends, and loved ones to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class in a cultural and personal way,” wrote Victoria Yu, Program Coordinator for the Fields Center, in an email to The Daily Princetonian.


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Common Application modifies questions on sex and gender

The revised application will include adding an optional question asking students for their preferred first name in addition to their legal name. It will also add an opportunity for students to multi-select or write in a set of pronouns that they use and will change a question asking for “sex” to “legal sex.”

The revised application will include adding an optional question asking students for their preferred first name in addition to their legal name. It will also add an opportunity for students to multi-select or write in a set of pronouns that they use and will change a question asking for “sex” to “legal sex.”


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Eight new solar projects to be installed to support Princeton's carbon neutrality goal

The solar arrays will “more than triple the University’s current solar photovoltaic (PV) generating capacity,” increasing this capacity from 5.5 to 19 percent of current electric energy use.

The solar arrays will “more than triple the University’s current solar photovoltaic (PV) generating capacity,” increasing this capacity from 5.5 to 19 percent of current electric energy use.


Dormitories on campus.
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Princeton alters emergency housing criteria amid concerns from LGBTQ+ students

The housing policy will now permit students who feel unsafe in their homes due to a social identity, such as their sexual orientation, to qualify for emergency housing.

The housing policy will now permit students who feel unsafe in their homes due to a social identity, such as their sexual orientation, to qualify for emergency housing.


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Princeton begins partially redensifying campus labs

The University announced that laboratories are allowed to partially re-densify, now requiring a minimum of 125 square feet per occupant.

The University announced that laboratories are allowed to partially re-densify, now requiring a minimum of 125 square feet per occupant. Researchers must continue to use personal protective equipment, as well as follow strict social distancing guidelines.


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Princeton Small Business Resiliency Fund opens second round of grant applications

The fund was designed to help small businesses in the Princeton community adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has already provided $5,000 grants to 70 local businesses.

The fund was designed to help small businesses in the Princeton community adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has already provided $5,000 grants to 70 local businesses.


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Vote100 commits to Ivy League Voting Challenge

The first main initiative in the challenge, which concluded this past Monday, asked students to use an app called Outvote to reach out to friends and family by text to share information about voting. The university with the highest amount of texts will  win a Zoom conversation with Damien Chazelle, the director of the award-winning film “La La Land.”

The first main initiative in the challenge, which concluded this past Monday, asked students to use an app called Outvote to reach out to friends and family by text to share information about voting. The university with the highest amount of texts will  win a Zoom conversation with Damien Chazelle, the director of the award-winning film “La La Land.”


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