Daily Princetonian Staff

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October 27, 2016

News & Notes: Anti-affirmative action group files lawsuit request related to U. investigation

Students for Fair Admissions filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Education on Thursday related to the Department of Education’s investigation into the University’s admission practices concerning Asian-Americans. The complaint, filed in the federal district court in the District of Columbia, alleges that the Department … Read More

October 24, 2016

BREAKING: U.student arrested for possession of firearm

On Saturday morning, a University student was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, according to a press release from the Princeton Police Department. He was then transported to police headquarters, where he was processed and charged. According the press release, PPD received a tip that this student might … Read More

October 22, 2016

Former U. president Bowen GS ’58 dies at 83

Former University President William Bowen GS ’58 died on Thursday. Bowen died of colon cancer. He was 83. He became the University’s seventeenth president in 1972, succeeding Robert Goheen ’40, the president under whom Bowen had served as provost since 1967. As president, Bowen oversaw a … Read More

October 9, 2016

N&N: Princeton ranks last among Ivies in terms of Tinder prowess

The University ranked last among all Ivy League institutions in the total number of monthly Tinder matches, according to research published by Tinder. Tinder is a social, mobile application that allows users to “swipe right” on individuals they find attractive, and “swipe left” on individuals they don’t. In other categories, … Read More

September 25, 2016

News and Notes: Ted Cruz ’92 says he will vote for Trump

On Friday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz ’92 wrote in a Facebook post that he will vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump. This comes after a non-endorsement of Trump during the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. During the convention, Cruz said not to boycott voting, but to “stand, and speak, … Read More

September 20, 2016

News and Notes: Chris Christie allegedly knew about Bridge Lane Closings

New Jersey Governor and ex officio University Trustee Chris Christie was allegedly aware that some of his top officials planned to shut down lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge and that the purpose of these closures was to penalize a local mayor who declined to support Christie, according to The … Read More

September 19, 2016

News and Notes: Explosions in New York City and New Jersey

Explosions took place in New York City and in Seaside Park, N.J. in the past several days. The explosion in Chelsea around 8:30 p.m. Saturday injured 29 people, according to The New York Times. Earlier that same day, there was an explosion at a charity race in New Jersey, the … Read More

September 19, 2016

News and Notes: U. hosts annual community and staff day

The University hosted its annual Community and Staff Day, including a Family Fun Fest, at Princeton Stadium on Saturday. The stadium concourse was filled with booths offering anything from crafts such as making tissue paper flowers to music, face painting, bounce houses, and games hosted by the University and several … Read More

September 13, 2016

N&N: University ranks first in US & World News Report six straight years

The University is the top national university, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Colleges Rankings. This marks the sixth straight year the University has earned this recognition. The report, which surveyed more than 18,000 U.S. colleges and universities, focuses on a school’s academic excellence. Read More