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Planet Princeton Launches New and Improved Community Calendar

If you go to the local events tab on the Planet Princeton navigation menu and click on upcoming events, you will see that Planet Princeton has a new calendar. The calendar is easier to read than our old local events calendar, and includes maps and photos for events. It also is highlighted on the home […]

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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 12-14

McCarter Theatre Center’s production of  “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens has become a welcome holiday treat for families across the region. Ebenezer Scrooge is not a fan of Christmas, not one bit. He relentlessly “Bah, Humbugs” every glimmer of holiday happiness. Cheer is costly and good-will is bad for business. This Christmas, however, things […]

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Princeton Mom: Some Incidents Called`Rape’ Are Just `Regrettable Sex’

Susan Patton, better known as the Princeton Mom, complained to CNN’s Carol Costello this morning that the concept of rape has been watered down on college campuses. Patton said rape should not be difficult for victims to talk about and she bemoaned the fact that rape has been the main topic of discussion for the […]

Cafeteria workers march outside Princeton High in the snow this morning.

Princeton Cafeteria Workers Picket as Food Service Company Brings in Outside Workers to Serve School Lunches

  Cafeteria workers in Princeton marched in front of the high school with picket signs today to demand that they receive their benefits back from Nutri-Serve, the public school district’s new food services contractor. The strike involves 20 workers at six public schools. The workers say the strike is a last resort after attempts to […]

The Tiger Inn is the third oldest eating club on the Princeton University campus.

Several Students Charged with Violating Princeton University Policies in Tiger Inn Email Scandal

Several students have been charged with violating Princeton University policies regarding sexual discrimination and sexual misconduct related to a photo and emails sent in October via the listserv for the Tiger Inn, a private eating club for Princeton University students. In October, a club officer sent an email to the 180 undergraduate club members that […]


Princeton Cafeteria Workers Go on Strike

Cafeteria workers in the Princeton Public Schools are striking today to protest employer Nutri-Serve’s unilateral change of terms of employment that workers say included a slashing wages and benefits. The strike involves 20 workers at six public schools.Workers say the strike is a last resort after attempts to negotiate new employment terms failed. The strike […]


Mercer County Sheriff Warns Residents of Fake IRS Calls

Mercer County Sheriff Jack Kemler has issued a warning to local residents and businesses regarding telephone scammers posing as Internal Revenue Service agents and Mercer County Sheriff’s Officers. Over the past week, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous complaints about callers asking for personal information and credit card numbers. The scammers identify themselves […]

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Princeton Today: 65 Things

The Princeton Public Library will host a daylong event on Jan. 10 called “65 Things.” Members of the community will share their special skills and talents with others by giving short demonstrations. If you get raves for your cake decorating, arrange flowers like a pro, or know what it takes to perfectly tie a bow […]


Evangelical Group at Princeton University Reverses Decision to Create Separate Group for Blacks

The Christian Union, an evangelical organization that runs the group Princeton Faith and Action, has reversed a decision to split its ministry into two racially separate groups at Princeton University after students challenged the decision. Tim Adhikari, who served as the ministry director of Princeton Faith and Action and was well liked by many students, […]


Princeton University Future Campus: Here and Now

Princeton University recently announced and publicized an initiative to develop a new  strategic plan. University President Chris Eisgruber discussed the plan when he met with the Princeton Council last month. School officials have expressed an interest in receiving public comment on the planning process. In tandem with the strategic planning process, Princeton University has also […]

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