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Zachary Shevin

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Zack served as a Managing Editor and member of the Editorial Board on the 145th Managing Board of the ‘Prince.’ He also previously served as Head News Editor and has contributed to the news, video, podcast, features, design, opinion, and satire sections. 


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‘I’m right here’: Jack Quaid’s ego shattered as students obsess over A-list ‘Oppenheimer’ co-stars

SATIRE: “Excuse me,” one sophomore asked Quaid, believing him to be a production assistant. “Could you take a photo of me and Matt Damon?”

SATIRE: “Excuse me,” one sophomore asked Quaid, believing him to be a production assistant. “Could you take a photo of me and Matt Damon?”


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Letter to the Editor: In defense of jokes — free speech, harm, and the Satire section

“Self-censoring by avoiding contentious topics may help the Satire section avoid controversy, but doing so would be a disservice to the ‘Prince’ readership.”

“Self-censoring by avoiding contentious topics may help the Satire section avoid controversy, but doing so would be a disservice to the ‘Prince’ readership.” 


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History majors push Princeton to boycott the construction industry

SATIRE: PSH will be hosting a critical screening of the animated series “Bob the Builder” in McCosh 50 tomorrow to garner support for their movement. Following the discussion of how Bob perpetuates pro-construction ideals, PSH members will convene at Poe Field and shout at the new residential colleges.

SATIRE: PSH will be hosting a critical screening of the animated series “Bob the Builder” in McCosh 50 tomorrow to garner support for their movement. Following the discussion of how Bob perpetuates pro-construction ideals, PSH members will convene at Poe Field and shout at the new residential colleges.


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Devastating: Precept crush not actually that hot without a mask

SATIRE: “I was literally about to ask him to grab a meal,” one student in the precept told The Daily PrintsAnything. “But after yesterday’s precept, I never want to see him actively eating or drinking again.”

SATIRE: “I was literally about to ask him to grab a meal,” one student in the precept told The Daily PrintsAnything. “But after yesterday’s precept, I never want to see him actively eating or drinking again.”


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Reflecting on 2021: A message from the outgoing editors of the ‘Prince’

The outgoing Managing Editors and Editor-in-Chief reflect on a complicated year for the 'Prince' and highlight some of their favorite moments 

The outgoing Managing Editors and Editor-in-Chief reflect on a complicated year for the 'Prince' and highlight some of their favorite moments 


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Defending rigorous and truthful reporting

“Whether or not the POCC and Tory reverse their decision, we will — as we do with all of our reporting — take measures to ensure the story is as comprehensively and truthfully covered as possible and upholds high journalistic standards.”

“Whether or not the POCC and Tory reverse their decision, we will — as we do with all of our reporting — take measures to ensure the story is as comprehensively and truthfully covered as possible and upholds high journalistic standards.”


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We can’t wait for student newspapers to fix themselves. So we’re starting a new one.

SATIRE: The new publication will allow students to publish whatever word vomit they churn out, whenever they want, with absolutely no editorial oversight. 

SATIRE: The new publication will allow students to publish whatever word vomit they churn out, whenever they want, with absolutely no editorial oversight. 


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Anscombe Society hosts the Don’t-Have-Sexpo

The Safer Sexpo made headlines last year for its sex toy giveaway, and continues giving out “goodie bags” filled with condoms and lube. Anscombe felt a similar giveaway system would help engage first-years, but opted to raffle chastity belts instead.

The Safer Sexpo made headlines last year for its sex toy giveaway, and continues giving out “goodie bags” filled with condoms and lube. Anscombe felt a similar giveaway system would help engage first-years, but opted to raffle chastity belts instead.


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USG Presidential candidates discuss key issues before voting begins

The 'Prince' sits down (separately) with this year's candidates for Undergraduate Student Government President to discuss their platforms, the role of USG in decision-making, and their individual experiences handling some of the key issues of the past year. Interviews by Caitlin Limestahl '23 and Zachary Shevin '22 and editing by Uanne Chang '24

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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

NEWS | 05/17/2022

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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