Princeton Wire: 8.21.2020

What we’re reading.

Signs on the campus of Princeton University that remind people to practice social distancing read “Please stay one tiger (at least six feet) apart from other people. Photo: Krystal Knapp.

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The CARES Act sent you a $1,200 check but gave millionaires and billionaires far more (Pro Publica)

Experts are worried about a poll worker shortage. Poll Hero, a project founded by a group of Princeton University students, Denver East High School students, and a graduate of University of Chicago Booth School of Business, recruited 1,500 young people to help. (NBC News)

Majority of Americans say it is important for the news media to reflect the diversity of the U.S. population (Knight Foundation)

China’s National-Security Law Reaches Into Harvard, Princeton Classrooms (Wall Street Journal paid subscription) and The Week’s take on the story (free access)

Princeton researchers just exposed the most pervasive and harmful myth about poverty (Fast Company)

2 Princeton grads just bought out hotels in Hawaii and Arkansas and are betting on college students paying them $15,000 to study in a ‘bubble’ (Business Insider)

All students who requested deferrals or leaves of absence approved to return in one year, U. confirms (Daily Princetonian)

Magazine editor resigns over Dickman’s controversial poem, as U. community weighs in (Daily Princetonian)

Princeton’s new pre-doctoral fellowship aims to help diversify academic pipeline (Princeton University)

Remote possibilities: Virtual internships connect Princeton students to academic, service opportunities (Princeton University)

Despite NJSIAA return-to-play call, situation still fluid for local football coaches (The Trentonian)