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Politicizing Princeton on a Monday: March 6 Day of Action

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 […]

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Bernie Busted

Bernie Busted

Did Bernie hurt Hillary’s chances?

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The Future of the Democratic Party

The Future of the Democratic Party

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.

Two university deans at the head of a DREAM-organized rally in support of undocumented students and community members

Preempting Protest

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.

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Rape Culture: One Through/In Four

Rape Culture: One Through/In Four

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 […]

Thinking Past Trump: Senate Races and the Supreme Court

Thinking Past Trump: Senate Races and the Supreme Court

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 […]

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The path the truck drove in Nice, France when it plowed through people gathered to celebrate Bastille Day. 84 people were killed and 256 more were injured.

The Next Nice

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.

Let’s talk privilege

Let’s talk privilege

Still, each “people’s” – each group’s – struggles and experiences are its own, disparate and different. That means limits exist to my understanding and ability to empathize. And by recognizing that, I refuse to make blanket statements, i.e., the struggles that we, as persons of color, face today.

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‘Fear and Trembling’ or ‘An Idiot Sandwich’?

‘Fear and Trembling’ or ‘An Idiot Sandwich’?

I’m no great patriot, but feel confident declaring that the United Kingdom is neither 52 percent ‘stupid’ nor 52 percent racist. Concerns about immigration were deemed to be the prime mover of Brexit, yet even so, I was reluctant to myopically interpret this as simple racism.

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