Paul Phillips

Associate News Editor

November 5, 2014

News and Notes: Yale graduate criticizes colleges’ sexual misconduct policies

Patrick Witt, a 2012 graduate of Yale, published an article in the Boston Globe Monday in which he criticized Harvard’s sexual misconduct policies based on his own experiences at Yale, the Yale Daily News reported. Witt, formerly a football quarterback and Rhodes Scholar finalist, was the subject of a … Read More

October 8, 2014

Simmons gives lecture on human trafficking

Laws relating to the prosecution or enforcement of human trafficking are developing and spreading much more than laws relating to the prevention or the protection of victims, Harvard professor Beth Simmons argued at a lecture on Wednesday. Simmons is a professor of international affairs and director of the Weatherhead Center … Read More

September 24, 2014

News & Notes: Booker visits Tigerlabs

U.S. Senator Cory Booker visited Tigerlabs, a venture capital firm on Nassau Street, on Wednesday afternoon, according to Planet Princeton. Booker was in Princeton to judge a startup pitch competition. The other three judges were Aaron Price, founder of the New Jersey Tech Meetup and co-founder and CEO of … Read More

September 23, 2014

President of European Council advocates for coordination, solidarity in EU

Europe faces the dual challenge of remaining credible while ensuring its own stability, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy said at a panel discussion Tuesday. The panel, in addition to Van Rompuy, consisted of Renée Haferkamp, former director general of the European Commission; Peter Hall, a professor of … Read More

September 18, 2014

Politics and religion historically intertwined in the U.S., says sociology professor

Although the year 1964 and the revival of religious fundamentalism in the 1970s and 1980s were important for the melding of religion and politics in Kansas and Texas, one must not ignore underlying factors and events that took place before then, sociology professor Robert Wuthnow, known for his work on … Read More

September 15, 2014

Jepson School professor discusses the tenets of John Marshall at James Madison lecture

John Marshall, the first chief justice of the Supreme Court, was both an ardent advocate of judicial constructionism and supporter of central government, Gary McDowell said at a lecture on Monday. McDowell, a professor at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond, is the author of … Read More