Not In Our Town Princeton

Category: Opinion


What it means to live in Wilson

First year student Julia Chaffers, who resides in Wilson College and is considering studying at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, reflects on the conflict that presents for her, an African American woman, and on what it…

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T.M. Landry and the Tragedy of Viral Success Stories

In his New York Times op ed, Casey Gerald, author of There Will Be No Miracles Here, reflects on the expose about the Louisiana school T. M. Landry and his own experience from a poor neighborhood in Texas through Yale,…

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Antiracism and America

With his essay, “This is what an antiracist America would look like. How do we get there?,” Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning 2016 National Book Award winner for nonfiction and Founding Director of the Antiracist Research…

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The Princeton Reconstruction Project

“The Princeton Reconstruction Project is comprised of concerned students calling for an active Reconstruction of Princeton University — an intentional pivot from its roots as a White supremacist institution to one that reflects the current values it espouses.” Following a…

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The legacy of white men

Princeton University sophomore, Siyang Liu, urges changes in representation in campus buildings in her October 18 opinion piece in the Princetonian.  “Our student body is far more diverse today than it has ever been before, and building names should reflect…

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