Several Princeton University students are unhappy about the news that Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was chosen as the senior “Class Day” speaker in June. An editorial titled “Reforming the Class Day Speaker Selection Process: Open letter to the Class Day Co-Chairs” was shared on February 27 in the school newspaper to express their feelings […]

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Alan Krueger, a groundbreaking Princeton University economist who served as a top adviser in two Democratic administrations, has died, according to a statement from the university. Princeton did not disclose the cause of death. Krueger, 58, was an expert on the labor market and, in particular, the impact of a minimum wage. His research concluded […]

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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say an armed man is holed up in a restaurant across the street from Princeton University’s campus. Police say there are no known hostages in the Panera Bread, but it’s not clear what sparked the standoff that began around 10 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities had shut down Princeton’s […]

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Princeton University has pulled the men's swim and diving team for the rest of the season Thursday after discovering several messages that were "racist, vulgar and offensive."

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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has agreed to look into the legacy of alumnus and former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson after a group of students staged a sit-in to protest his views on race and segregation. That resolution comes after university President Christopher Eisgruber and two other school officials signed an agreement late Thursday […]

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A threat against President Barack Obama‘s niece, a player on Princeton’s women’s basketball team, prompted increased security at the Tigers’ NCAA Tournament game at Maryland on Monday night. Hours after Maryland beat Princeton 85-70, the University of Maryland police department released this statement: “On March 23, 2015 at approximately 3pm […]

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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University. Princeton made the announcement Friday, shortly before the 83-year-old Morrison took part in a forum at the school where she served on the faculty for 17 years. The renowned author’s papers contain about […]