Marcia Brown

Associate News Editor

November 15, 2016

U. Students issue petition in call to action to protect undocumented students

The DREAM Team, an immigrant rights advocacy group on campus, issued an online petition on Monday in support of undocumented students on campus. The “Call to Action to Protect Undocumented Students at Princeton” asks signatories for their name – either individual or organization – class year, and … Read More

November 15, 2016

News & Notes: Post-Election processing spaces this week

After the election, various organizations announced spaces and times for hosting post-election discussions. Residential colleges, among other institutions, announced times for this discussion. The announcement read “You are loved. You are valued. Your self-care matters to us. And we are holding space for you.” This week, the … Read More

November 10, 2016

We Speak Survey results find decline in sexual misconduct rates

In an email to the University community, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity Michele Minter reported the results of the second annual “We Speak” survey that was administered in 2015. The reported results of misconduct were lower than last year’s “We Speak” survey, but they “still show … Read More

October 19, 2016

In exceptional year, men outnumber women 2 to 1 in Shapiro Prize

Recipients of the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence from 2015-16 were composed of a group of sophomores and juniors who were overwhelmingly male — in a two to one ratio. According to Senior Associate Dean of the College Claire Fowler, due to the selection process for the prize, … Read More

October 13, 2016

Christie receives “Bridgegate” summons

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie received a probable cause criminal summons Thursday regarding the closing of the George Washington Bridge in 2013 allegedly as punishment to Fort Lee’s mayor, a Democrat, for not endorsing the governor, NBCNewYork reported on Thursday. Christie is an ex-officio trustee of the University. Read More

October 12, 2016

Christie reaffirms endorsement for Trump

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reaffirmed his support of the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump on Tuesday, despite calling himself “obviously disappointed” about Trump’s “indefensible” comments about sexual assault in a recently unearthed 2005 video. Christie is an ex-officio trustee of the University. He made the comments … Read More

September 27, 2016

New GSG committee to conduct research on unionization

After the Aug. 23 ruling from the National Labor Relations Board allowing graduate students to form unions on private university campuses, the Graduate Student Government organized a Unionization Fact Finding Committee to provide answers to questions graduate students might have about the possibility of unionizing. “We’re trying to … Read More

September 26, 2016

University, community members respond to the first Presidential debate

University and community members gathered in Richardson Auditorium on the evening of Sept. 26 to watch the first Presidential debate of the 2016 contest. Throughout the debate, audience members laughed, clapped, snapped, booed, and shouted in the auditorium. Some students expressed outrage or shock at comments made during … Read More

September 26, 2016

Panelists provide context before Presidential debate

Before the first Presidential debate of the 2016 contest, the University hosted a panel discussion of six University affiliates in Richardson Auditorium to provide the University community with a better context for the debate. Panelists included Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School Cecilia Rouse, politics professor Amaney Jamal, … Read More