Charles Kyungchan Min

Senior Writer

October 7, 2015

In Anscombe lecture, Scruton discusses sexuality in academia

Today’s conception of sexuality is flawed in having non-reproductive aims, philosopher and public commentator Roger Scruton said at a lecture on Wednesday. “[Modern understanding of sexuality] cuts the future generation out of the deal,” he argued, criticizing the liberalization of intimate relations. Scruton noted that sex must be … Read More

September 29, 2015

Chris Hedges lectures on inverted totalitarianism, fall of capitalism

The world is spiraling into a inverted totalitarian political system in which the anonymity and the assault by the corporate state will bring about the fall of capitalism, Chris Hedges, prominent socialist, best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize journalist, said at a lecture on Tuesday. Inverted totalitarianism, Hedges explained, describes a … Read More

September 13, 2015

Eisgruber ’83 welcomes the Class of 2019 during Opening Exercises

Members of the Class of 2019 took the first steps into their academic career during Opening Exercises on Sunday, when University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 welcomed the incoming students by sharing encouragements and blessings for the start of their adventure on campus. “You will encounter people with views, backgrounds, values and … Read More

March 30, 2015

Stossel speaks on the efficiency of free markets

The free market is the only meaningful alternative to government programs, which create inefficiency and have unintended harmful effects, John Stossel ’69, Fox Business channel host and libertarian pundit said at a lecture about his political philosophy on Monday. “It doesn’t help people,” Stossel said. “It just slows them … Read More

February 17, 2015

Sebelius discusses health care, responds to College Republicans

The Affordable Care Act, as well as other Obama administration health care efforts, has made health care more strongly rooted in adding value-based services and better delivery system reforms, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius said in a lecture on Tuesday. The two primary goals of … Read More

February 9, 2015

Q&A: Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp ’89

Founder and chair of the board for Teach for America Wendy Kopp ’89 spoke on campus on Monday about the growth of her organization and its role in the community. After the lecture, Kopp sat down with The Daily Princetonian to discuss the founding of TFA and the importance of teachers … Read More

February 9, 2015

Kopp ’89 delivers lecture on inequity in education

Teach for America has played a large role in shifting the educational landscape away from social inequity, Wendy Kopp ’89, the founder and chair of the board for TFA, said during a lecture on Monday. Kopp, who came up with the idea for the teacher placement organization in her … Read More

December 1, 2014

News & Notes: Woman hospitalized after crashing vehicle into tree

A Princeton resident was hospitalized after crashing into a tree along Mercer Street on Wednesday, according to Planet Princeton. Abbie Farrow, 56, was traveling north on Mercer Street when she skidded off the road and struck a large tree. She had to be extricated from her vehicle. She suffered … Read More

November 19, 2014

Princeton exempt from N.J. bill that seeks to ban compulsory meal plans in colleges

The University was the only school exempt from a state legislative bill that seeks to ban all public and private New Jersey colleges and universities from forcing students to purchase meal plans. Assembly Bill No. 2811 passed the general assembly of the state legislature last week. The University was exempt … Read More

November 6, 2014

Lewis Center launches art-based community initiatives

The Lewis Center for the Arts has launched a series of outreach initiatives in its attempt to engage the Princeton community through the arts. The initiatives, which include campus activities and “breakout” trips in collaboration with the Pace Center of Civic Engagement, are an attempt to allow University students to … Read More