Jacob Donnelly

Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Rumsfeld ’54 central in culture of torture, says Hitz ’61

Ben Koger Donald Rumsfeld '54 came back for his 60th reunion this year. Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld ’54, along with former Vice President Dick Cheney, created a culture within the federal government that contributed to the events recounted in the Senate … Read More

December 8, 2014

Jackson GS ’86, former EPA administrator, to give Baccalaureate address

Lisa Jackson GS ’86 will speak at this academic year’s Baccalaureate ceremony on May 31, the University announced in a press release on Monday. Jackson is vice president of environmental initiatives at Apple and is a former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the agency’s top job. She earned a master’s … Read More

December 2, 2014

Winter break next academic year will be a week shorter as part of normal cycle

The academic year will start a week later next year, and winter break will be a week shorter, according to the 2015-16 academic calendar. Winter break will return to its normal length the following year. The yearly variations in the start date of the academic year and length of winter … Read More

November 30, 2014

USG demands transparency in results of sexual assault surveys

The Undergraduate Student Government senate passed a resolution Sunday night calling for the data from an upcoming sexual assault survey to be released to the University community. The survey is expected to be administered in October 2015. The University is federally mandated to conduct a sexual assault survey following a resolution … Read More

November 24, 2014

U. to review smoking policy amid national changes, community complaints

The University administration has been discussing potential revisions of the University’s current policy on smoking on campus, and these discussions will expand to include undergraduate and graduate students, University spokesperson Martin Mbugua told The Daily Princetonian. The working group will also hear views from other parties on campus, he added. Read More

November 10, 2014

News and Notes: TigerTransit bus spills diesel fuel on Elm Drive and Chapel Drive

The Department of Public Safety and firefighters responded to Elm Drive and Chapel Drive after a TigerTransit bus spilled diesel fuel on Monday. Chapel Drive was closed for two hours, while the circle at the end of Chapel Drive was closed for longer, according to University spokesperson Martin Mbugua. Chapel … Read More

November 9, 2014

Serious service disruptions may face rail commuters to New York in 2015

Four rail tunnels connecting New York to New Jersey will be taken out of service in a phased process for repairs, due to damage caused by saltwater from Hurricane Sandy, Amtrak said in a press release last month. At least four of the them may have to be … Read More

October 23, 2014

News & Note: Rutgers School of Law report claims Hurricane Sandy voting measures illegal

A report released on Thursday by the Rutgers School of Law-Newark concluded the stop-gap measures intended to allow people to vote in the days after Hurricane Sandy violated state law, according to NJ Advance Media. Those measures included allowing people to cast ballots by email and led to … Read More