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U. issues ‘All Clear’ following bomb threat on Nassau Hall, Firestone Library, Chapel, and Art Museum

The Department of Public Safety issued evacuation orders this morning after a bomb threat was received for Firestone Library, the University Art Museum, the University Chapel, and Nassau Hall.

The Department of Public Safety issued evacuation orders this morning after a bomb threat was received for Firestone Library, the University Art Museum, the University Chapel, and Nassau Hall.


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Four of 4,477 tests come back positive in U.’s first week of asymptomatic COVID-19 testing

The University is requiring all community members physically on campus for at least eight hours weekly to participate on-campus testing, which currently takes place at the University stadium concourse near Powers Field.

The University is requiring all community members physically on campus for at least eight hours weekly to participate on-campus testing, which takes place at the University Stadium Concourse near Powers Field.


Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity Michelle Minter explains the basis of having two separate policies.

CPUC approves new sexual misconduct policies under revised federal Title IX regulations

During an Aug. 3 webinar open to the University community, the Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) voted to approve a revised Title IX policy to comply with federal guidance — as well as a separate “University Sexual Misconduct Policy” addressing incidents outside of Title IX’s recently-narrowed scope. 


Photo Courtesy of Joseph Williams / Wikimedia Commons

ICE rescinds policy barring international students with online course loads following Harvard, MIT’s lawsuit

In a hearing held today, the Government agreed to rescind the Directive “on a nationwide basis” and return to previous COVID-19 guidence that allows students taking online courses to reside in the U.S. on F-1 visas “for the duration of the emergency.”


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When Princeton Stopped: 50 years on from the Strike of 1970

Fifty years ago, on April 30, 1970, President Richard Nixon made an announcement. As the United States invaded Cambodia in a shocking continuation of the Vietnam War, Princeton University found itself amid a surge of anger, despair, and passion from a young generation looking for change. It's a situation mirrored beautifully in the present day, as the nation grapples with the effects of both a pandemic and generations of systemic racism. Hear about the University Strike of May 1970 and the era that it embodied so well from the people in the middle of it all in this exclusive Princetonian documentary. Produced and narrated by Mark Dodici '22. Interviews by James Anderson '23, Ergene Kim '23, Zachary Shevin '22, and Dodici. On-campus videos by JJ Lopez Haddad '22 www.dailyprincetonian.com

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Spirit of Princeton Award winners reflect on their college experiences

Princeton recognizes a number of undergraduate students who make significant impacts on campus life each year with the Spirit of Princeton Award. This year, seniors Bobo Stankovikj, Caleb Visser, Jackson Artis, Jacob Berman, Jonathan Haynes, Meghan Slattery, Sirad Hassan, Tabitha Belshee, and Toni Xu and junior Kelton Chastulik were named recipients. We asked the winners to reflect on their four (or three) years on campus. The winners spoke about their favorite campus organizations (0:22) and Princeton classes (3:13), offered advise to their freshman selves (2:22), and reflected on finishing the school year remotely (5:07). They also discussed what they admire about the other winners (6:14) and explained what they believe the "Spirit of Princeton" really is (7:20). Video by Zachary Shevin ’22 Photos by Mark Dodici ’22 Thumbnail designed by Dodici from illustration courtesy of ODUS. Music by Bensound.com Berman and Visser did not offer comment for this video. www.dailyprincetonian.com

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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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Dean Cecilia Rouse discusses the policy response to COVID-19

Cecilia Rouse, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and member of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors discusses the role of government in the COVID-19 response (1:53), anti-stay at home order protests (3:58), and the relationship between the private and public sectors when it comes to healthcare (11:23). She also touches on how the pandemic will impact graduating students' job prospects (12:38) and the uncertainty of the what will happen with the fall semester (14:58). Video by Zachary Shevin ’22 www.dailyprincetonian.com

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BREAKING | Princeton U. is sending all students home — rapid reactions from Frist Campus Center

In light of the recent outbreak of COVID-19, Princeton University has asked all students to leave campus by March 19 for the rest of the semester. This is a step up from the announcement Monday that all classes would move online following next week's spring break, a statement which recommended (but did not demand) students stay home until at least April 5. Video by Mark Dodici '22 and Zachary Shevin '22. www.dailyprincetonian.com

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