By Katherine Stiefel Midnight two nights ago, I was walking back to my room with a friend when suddenly our conversation was interrupted – the Tory had just published their next issue. Why would I, a member of the Princeton Progressive who less-than-joyfully follows their articles, know about their March […]
By Seyitcan Ucin and George Kunkel This morning, members of Princeton Private Prison Divest (PPPD) – a coalition of Princeton University students, faculty, and staff – published a press release calling for urgent action. It detailed PPPD’s demands that Princeton divest from private prison corporations and corporations that contract exclusively […]
We have to be long distance runners in struggle for truth and justice. I recall in 1980 I felt the same thing when Reagan won. Here we are, thirty-six years later, with the triumph of Trump.
Despite disappointing results, and compounded feelings of hopelessness, we cannot afford to give up the fight.
By Nora Schultz ’19 Princeton Citizen Scientists members are expecting big things for their March 6 Day of Action: they’ve booked the entire Frist Campus Center. And no less remarkably, they’re expecting students to miss a full day of class: the scheduled date is a Monday. However this might be […]
Did Bernie hurt Hillary’s chances?
The Democrats must elect someone who represents the future of the party, rather than someone who embodies the failed policies and mistakes of the past.
Demonstrations, like the one this past week in support of making Princeton a sanctuary campus, are all we can do, as of now, to resist what a Trump administration might bring. But it would be a mistake to expect Princeton University and its administrators to do anything concrete to protect the people whose lives are stake.
By Kelly Hatfield ’17 TW: sexual violence, victim blaming, offensive language When I was in third grade and in the car on the way to school, I was told what to do if I was physically assaulted—I was taught to kick between the person’s legs with all the strength my […]
by Tajin Rogers This year’s election cycle has seen an outsized media focus on the presidential campaign—and understandably so, given the stakes of the race. But there are, of course, other important electoral contests this year. With Democrats looking poised to take the seats of Republican incumbents in Wisconsin and […]
The standard of proof required to charge someone with ideologically motivated terrorism in the courts of press and popular opinion has dropped to an all-time low, and we are perfectly content for the evidence to consist solely of circumstance and demographics, regardless of ideology.