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In a Manhattan nightclub, Griffin Maxwell Brooks comes alive

Griffin Maxwell Brooks is a paradox. Unapologetically queer and expressive, their larger than life wardrobe and personality stand out among the clean-cut khaki of Princeton, N.J. All the same, balancing a rocket scientist’s course rigor with the demands of a Division I sport are hardly the norm in New York City’s queer nightlife scene. 

Griffin Maxwell Brooks is a paradox. Unapologetically queer and expressive, their larger than life wardrobe and personality stand out among the clean-cut khaki of Princeton, N.J. All the same, balancing a rocket scientist’s course rigor with the demands of a Division I sport are hardly the norm in New York City’s queer nightlife scene. For Brooks, life itself is a contradiction in terms, a never-ending balancing act of remarkably disparate identities.


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We analyzed room draw; over 50% of available housing will be next to construction

When considering all locations that are assessed to be “construction adjacent,” 59.2 percent of available rooms and 59.1 percent of available beds will be next to a campus renovation project. This year will be the first under the University’s plan to fully implement a four-year residential college system.

When considering all locations that are assessed to be “construction adjacent,” 59.2 percent of available rooms and 59.1 percent of available beds will be next to a campus renovation project. This year will be the first under the University’s plan to fully implement a four-year residential college system, allowing upperclass students to live in residential college housing without purchasing a University meal plan. 


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Princeton responds to Xiyue Wang’s lawsuit relating to his Iranian imprisonment

In its response, formally a “motion to dismiss,” the University requested that Judge Douglas Hurd dismiss the case “without prejudice,” a legal mechanism which allows for a plaintiff to revise and refile their lawsuit.

In its response, formally a “motion to dismiss,” the University requested that Judge Douglas Hurd dismiss the case “without prejudice,” a legal mechanism which allows for a plaintiff to revise and refile their lawsuit. 


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We looked at waitlist acceptance rates for Princeton and seven highly selective schools. Here’s what we found.

Waitlist acceptance rates have varied greatly at the University and many of its peer institutions in recent years. In the last five years alone, Princeton has admitted as many as 101 students from their waitlist and as few as zero.

Waitlist acceptance rates have varied greatly at the University and many of its peer institutions in recent years. In the last five years alone, Princeton has admitted as many as 101 students from their waitlist and as few as zero.


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Graduate student Xiyue Wang sues Princeton over actions during his Iranian imprisonment

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14. In an email to the 'Prince,' Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss said, “We are surprised and disappointed by this complaint and believe it is without merit.”

Wang and his family claim personal injury due to the University’s negligence, with the University set to respond in court on Jan. 14.


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In Democratic underperformance, Zwicker shines bright

“Republicans picked up 15 new state legislative seats this year across New Jersey and Virginia. Democrats? Just one. Senator-elect Andrew Zwicker, the head of Communications and Public Outreach at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.”

“Republicans picked up 15 new state legislative seats this year across New Jersey and Virginia. Democrats? Just one. Senator-elect Andrew Zwicker, the head of Communications and Public Outreach at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.” 


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Gift from Princeton trustee Effron ’84 allows mass expansion of American Studies program

“The creation of this center strengthens Princeton’s voice in the global dialogue on the complex and diverse meanings of what it means to be America, and American,” Beliso-De Jesús said.

“The creation of this center strengthens Princeton’s voice in the global dialogue on the complex and diverse meanings of what it means to be America, and American,” Beliso-De Jesús said.


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Princeton Club of New York defaults on mortgage

The Princeton Club of New York, which currently resides at 15 West 43rd Street in Manhattan, may lose its current building after losing most or all of its revenue for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Princeton Club of New York, which currently resides at 15 West 43rd Street in Manhattan, may lose its current building after losing most or all of its revenue for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. 


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Princeton students across the globe discuss COVID-19 and Reopening

Different states, cities, and countries have begun to lift certain restrictions implemented to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The Daily Princetonian caught up with five Princeton students spread across the world to discuss how they and their hometowns have been impacted by COVID-19 and what they think of their governments' attempts to reopen. Pooja Parmar ’22, Andres Larrieu ’22, Astrid Wang ’22, Mohammed Elzubeir ’22, and Gab Montefalcone ’20 speak about what life is like in Georgia (USA), Mexico, South Korea, South Africa, and Italy respectively. Produced by Zachary Shevin ’22, Sam Kagan ’23, and Mark Dodici ’22 www.dailyprincetonian.com

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