By: Emily Fountain On March 29, The Daily Princetonian, the independent student-run newspaper of Princeton University, published a letter in the opinion section from Susan Patton, President of the Princeton Class of 1977. In said letter, Ms. Patton counters the recent trend (i.e. Sheryl Sandberg) of women focusing on their careers, instead stating that what women really need to do before [...]
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By: Alex Edquist On March 5, the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke a record by closing at 14,253.77. The previous record had been set in October 2007, just before the financial crisis began. For the next week and a half, the Dow continued to climb, breaking its previous record every day until closing at 14,539 on March 14. But in [...]
By: Chris Neill The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, among other things, prevents the federal government from taking private property for public use without just compensation. This is known as the “takings clause.” In its most basic construction, this means if the government is going to take your family farm to build a highway, your property will be appraised and you [...]
By: Alexander Sileo The holidays and a major political battle over taxes and spending in Washington D.C. allowed many legislative agendas to slip under the radar of the media over the course of the past couple months. A war on the role of unions was waged in Michigan this past December – the result of which heavily impacts the state’s [...]
By Yuliya Bila The Spanish national motto may as well be “no pasa nada.” That was one of the repeated phrases that I learned during my semester-long stay in Spain; it was used entirely too often and in all manner of contexts. When a classmate did not study and got a less-than-stellar grade on an exam? No pasa nada. When [...]