Paul Phillips

News Editor

December 17, 2015

USG reforms referendum rules to streamline process

The Undergraduate Student Government implemented reforms last Sunday to make the referendum process more organized and to allow more student discussion and dialogue. USG president Ella Cheng ’16 explained that the reforms include a rule that referenda can only be sent out during an election cycle and must be signed by … Read More

December 17, 2015

Ivy Club to participate in multi-club Bicker in the spring

Ivy Club will join the multi-club Bicker system starting in the coming spring, Ivy president Eliza Mott ’16 said. The multi-club Bicker process gives students the option of bickering two of the Bicker clubs at the same time, ranking their first and second choices. Until now, students bickering Ivy were … Read More

December 16, 2015

Seniors Cen, Ude named Sachs Scholars

Sarah Cen ’16 and Ogemdi Ude ’16 have been named the recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship. Cen, who is majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering, will pursue a master’s in engineering science as a Sachs Scholar at Worcester College, Oxford, while Ude, who … Read More

December 15, 2015

Cruz ’92, Christie debate terrorism, foreign policy at last Republican debate

President Barack Obama has done an inadequate job combating the ISIS terrorist threat and if they were to be elected president, they would be much more effective, both Texas Senator Ted Cruz ’92 and New Jersey governor Chris Christie argued in a Tuesday republican debate focused on the terrorist threat. Read More

December 7, 2015

Updated: Harvard Law professor, expert on race relations Kennedy ’77 to speak at Baccalaureate

Harvard Law School professor Randall Kennedy ’77 will be the speaker for the University’s 269th Baccalaureate Ceremony, the 2016 Class Council announced in an email Monday. “I see this email from the President’s office and I had no idea what it would be, and then when I opened it up … Read More

November 22, 2015

Clifton ’15, Lu ’16, Platt ’16 and Soltas ’16 awarded Rhodes Scholarships

Katherine Clifton ’15, Richard Lu ’16, Cameron Platt ’16 and Evan Soltas ’16 were selected as recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship Class of 2016, the organization announced Saturday. The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award that enables students to study for two years at the University of Oxford. Elliot Gerson, American Secretary … Read More

November 1, 2015

Student wakes up in bed to find unknown hooded individual next to her

A student reported an incident of burglary and unwanted touching Saturday morning, according to an email announcement from the Department of Public Safety.   The email explained that a female student woke up in her room in 1915 Hall at 5:07 a.m. Saturday and found that an unknown individual wearing a black hoodie had an arm around … Read More

October 29, 2015

Cruz ’92, Christie discuss Social Security, taxes in CNBC Republican debate

Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senator for Texas Ted Cruz ’92 and New Jersey governor Chris Christie discussed government responsibility, tax reform and climate change at the Republican debate hosted by CNBC on Wednesday. Cruz garnered attention on social media for attacking the CNBC moderators, saying that they were more … Read More

October 25, 2015

Biographer lectures on story of Nash’s rise, sudden fall, recovery

While literature features many stories about the meteoric rise and sudden fall of a remarkable individual, the life of University professor and Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematician John Nash GS ’50 is extraordinary because it also had a third act of recovery, biographer Sylvia Nasar said in a … Read More