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USG supports elimination of U. application fee By Marcia Brown Head news editor

Undergraduate Student Government President Myesha Jemison ’18 signed on to the “No Apologies Initiative,” a collaborative effort among student government leaders of Ivy League and similarly selective peer institutions to automatically remove application fees for first-generation and low-income applicants to their schools, according to a press release. The press release was penned by Viet Nguyen, Brown University Student Body President and the director of 1IvyG, an inter-Ivy first-generation college student network that provides resources to firstgeneration students and seeks to “improve ... campuses for all first-generation college students.” Melana Hammel ’18, cochair of the Princeton Hidden Minority Council, also signed on to the initiative along with USG Vice President Daniel Qian ’19. “From personal experience, I’m a first generation student thinking about how my experience has been and we can have that experience improved even more,” Jemison said. “Even when we’ve done great work, it’s always important to improve what we do in the future.” Hammel was not available for comment at the time of publication. Jemison said that she plans to work with administrators on the No Apologies Initiative such as Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Students Thomas Dunne and Associate Dean of the College and Director of Programs for Access and Inclusion Khristina Gonzalez. She cited both individuals as administrators she has worked with in the past to achieve goals for low-income and first generation students. “I understand it takes time but I look forward to see that we’re working on it and that is happens,” Jemison said.

Now, as USG president, Jemison recalls her experience applying to college and knows that this change is critical to removing another barrier between low income and first generation students and college. “I used to carry around a binder of scholarship applications throughout the day and I’d work on them throughout the day,” she said. “People thought I was really weird but I really needed scholarship money. I knew that in order for this to be a reality I had to find a way to cover these fees.” The press release tells Nguyen’s story of applying to college and describes how he was faced not just with application fees, but with fees to send test scores to each of the schools he was applying to. “It was a thousand dollars that could have gone to food or rent,” he wrote in the press release, adding that even with the availability of limited fee waivers, he couldn’t justify spending the amount of money “that was the equivalent of three weeks worth of food for my family.” After writing to schools asking for more application fee waivers, the release states that Nguyen realized he was apologizing for being poor and that the feeling was humiliating, even though he did eventually receive the waivers. “The guilt and shame alone almost stopped me from going to college,” he wrote. The press release notes that Nguyen’s story is not uncommon, according to a 2014 White House report that indicated such fees were huge barriers to first generation students’ college applications. The press release further notes a recent New York Times study, which “found that in these colleges, there are more students from the 1 percent, making more than 630K a year, than there are students from the bottom 60 percent.” The Times study also See USG page 2

Eisgruber emphasizes diversity, inclusion in annual letter By Abhiram Karuppur Associate news editor PHOTO COURTESY OF NAVY CPO JOSHUA TREADWELL

Petraus speaking to U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Petraeus under consideration to replace Flynn By Daily Princetonian Staff After former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s surprise resignation Monday, three people have come under consideration for his replacement, including retired general and former CIA director David Petraeus MPA ’85 Ph.D. ’87. The administration is also reportedly considering former deputy commander of U.S. Central Command Robert Harward and Lieutenant General Keith Kellogg. Kellogg is the acting national security adviser, according to USA Today. Flynn’s resignation came after only 24 days on the job and in the wake of lost trust, after he did not fully disclose to FBI agents what was discussed on a phone call he had with Russia’s ambassador, according to The New York Times. Both party leaders had said that they expected the Senate to investigate and “probably summon Mr. Flynn to testify, [as] more details emerged about a drama that played out largely in secret inside a White House riven by competing power centers,” the BEYOND THE BUBBLE

Matt Iseman ’93 crowned winner of “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” beats out singer Boy George

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USG President Myesha Jemison ‘18 signed the No Apologies Initiative with other university student government leaders to eliminate application fees for low income students in admissions, lolocated at West College.

Times reported. Petraeus resigned during former President Barack Obama’s second term, citing an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. A credentialed journalist with the Department of Defense, Broadwell is known to have received confidential and classified information from Petraeus, according to CNN. Petraeus pleaded guilty for sharing such information and received two years’ probation and a fine of $100,000. On CNN with Anderson Cooper, Broadwell said that this scandal shouldn’t be a barrier to Petraeus’ appointment as national security adviser. “I say it’s been five years, and everyone involved in this situation has taken responsibility for their actions and suffered the consequences and has tried to move forward,” she said on air. “I think a lot of what happened to him has been taken out of context. There was no ill intent and again, no national security was jeopardized in any way. He’s paid a price for it.”

University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83 affirmed the University’s responsibility to contribute impartial scholarship and durable truths to the world in his first annual State of the University letter. The idea for the letter came out of Eisgruber’s conversations with members of the University community after the Board of Trustees released a strategic framework last year. Eisgruber explained in the letter that many people requested an annual update on the University’s progress and major challenges. Eisgruber began his letter by describing the “anxious and troubled world” that exists today, and highlighted concerns of international alliances, political divisions, and “fake news.” He explained that the University has a duty to “get at the truth by assessing claims rigorously, debating ideas openly and courageously, and steering clear of the biases that flow from partisan agendas or ideological prejudices.” The first initiative that Eisgruber addressed was the push to increase socioeconomic diversity of the undergraduate student body. In last year’s strategic framework, the trustees called for attracting more qualified students from low-income families, and Eisgruber explained that the number of students receiving Pell Grants had increased during his presidency. In addition, Eisgruber highlighted the Office of Admission’s outreach to low-income students and partnership with QuestBridge, an organization that matches lowincome students to colleges where they can thrive. “We need to continue our efforts to identify and recruit outstandSee EISGRUBER page 3

The Monday night finale of NBC’s “The New Celebrity Apprentice” crowned doctor-turned-stand-up comedian Matt Iseman ’93 the program’s latest winner by host Arnold Schwarzenegger. Iseman beat out singer Boy George. Iseman, perhaps bestknown for his time as host of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior,” also has a prolific television career, including recent appearances on “Hot in Cleveland,” “Clean House,” and “Sports Soup.” He has also appeared in commercials and on film,

most notably in “Transformers 2.” However, he was not initially drawn to entertainment. A history concentrator born in Colorado, Iseman pitched for the University’s baseball team during each of his four years, winning the 1991 Ivy League Championship. Following graduation, he attended medical school at Columbia University, intending to follow in the footsteps of his father, renowned doctor Michael Iseman ’61.Although he is a licensed doctor, Iseman never completed his medical residency, choosing instead to pursue stand-up

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Senior Columnist Imani Thornton responds on renaming Calhoun College, Kaveh Badrei writes about restoring dignity to debates, and Jared Shulkin argues against laptop misuse in the classroom. PAGE 4

7:30 p.m.: Is Antizionism Antisemitism? Princeton Committee on Palestine hosts Dr. Norman Finkelstein, a political scientist, activist, and Princeton Politics PhD alumnus, for a discussion and Q&A. McCosh Hall 50.

comedy. After a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis in 2003 at the age of 31, Iseman became a passionate advocate for those with the disease; while on “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” he raised $573,329 for the Arthritis Foundation. While on the program, Iseman maintained a strong record throughout, winning eight out of the 12 challenges set before the finale. Such challenges included running photoshoots, creating celebritybranded candy, and selling exercise equipment on QVC. Iseman was particuSee APPRENTICE page 2

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larly lauded for his performance in the episode that aired on Jan. 23, as his passion for the Harry Potter series carried his team to victory in creating a digital brochure for the Universal Studios theme park. In his final task, Iseman threw a lavish fundraiser for his selected charity, featuring baby kangaroos and

impressions of “Arnie” in front of Schwarzenegger himself. In a comment to TV Line Magazine, Iseman remarked that even he did not know whether he had won until the finale episode aired; in order to maintain secrecy, the show’s producers pre-taped both possible outcomes of the finale. A live component of the finale was initially planned, although this was precluded by low ratings at the end of

a season marred by controversy, as Schwarzenegger sparred with former host and current President of the United States Donald Trump on social media. Following his win, Iseman will continue his television and stand-up appearances, as well as his significant charity work with sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis.

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found that the median income at the University was $186,100 and that 72 percent of its students come from the top 20 percent. In comparison, the median household income nationwide in 2015 was $55,775, according to the Census Bureau. The press release praised organizations like Questbridge and Posse for their work to address socioeconomic disparity, but said that colleges themselves should take on greater responsibility. The release further noted the examples of Bowdoin College and Trinity which waived all application fees for firstgeneration students in 2015. “It is our responsibility and our prerogative to open those very same doors for those who follow,” Nyugen wrote in the press release. “On the side of these top tier institutions if they are really looking to make this University accessible, they’re eliminating this economic barrier a lot of students have had to deal with their entire lives,” Jemison said. “[The students] done all the right things, but they’ve done

all this without those resources, it’s important for the University to show that they want to make it accessible to you not only when you get here and we help you with financial aid but even before.” “I‘m excited about the letter and the opportunities it opens up for these low-income and first generation students,” Jemison said. “I trust the University will act on this and not only recognize what us current students have requested and would like to see but how this will result in great opportunities for students who will be applying come fall.” The initiative, part of 1IvyG, is also signed by student government leaders at Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Northwestern University, the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, the University of Chicago, and Yale University. The press release is also supported by first-generation, low-income student groups at Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Penn, Yale, and the University.

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Expansion of funding for programs a highlight of letter

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ing students from disadvantaged backgrounds,” Eisgruber wrote. “We also need to recognize that, just as coeducation required Princeton to think afresh about how to accommodate a new group of students on its campus, so too will the changes now taking place.” Eisgruber also lauded the work of Dean of the College Jill Dolan, Vice President for Campus Life W. Rochelle Calhoun, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity Michele Minter, Associate Dean of the College Khristina Gonzalez, and their staffs for expanding programs for low-income students including the Freshman Scholars Institute, the Scholars Institute Fellows Program, and the Princeton University Preparatory Program. Eisgruber explained that in addition to expanding socioeconomic diversity, the strategic framework consisted of many recommendations that could be grouped into nine topics. These topics include achieving unsurpassed quality in all fields, emphasizing service, expanding the undergraduate student body, attracting and supporting talented people from all groups and backgrounds, exercising visible leadership in the arts and the humanities, providing outstanding research and teaching about the world’s regions and cultures, undertaking a bold interdisciplinary initiative centered on environmental science, investing in engineering and information sciences, and improving the University’s connections to the innovation ecosystem. Eisgruber noted that another recent success has been the increase in funding for the Graduate School, especially since the Graduate School is smaller than those of peer institutions. “Princeton’s graduate alumni are leaders within the academy and beyond, and the University’s graduate students are an indispensable part of both our research and our teaching enterprises,” Eisgruber wrote. He added that there has been an expansion of funding for sixthyear graduate students in the humanities and social sciences, and an increase in funding for research projects involving graduate students in engineering and the natural sciences. The cost of this program is $6 million per year. In the last section of his letter, Eisgruber addressed the status of the University’s endowment and its current fundraising campaigns. He noted that the endowment currently exceeds $20 billion and that the University’s annual operating budget is $2 billion per year. He explained that if the University only relied on its endowment, it would become insolvent in 20 years. Moreover, in order to prevent the endowment from losing value due to inflation, the University needs to raise money from investment returns and donations. “As has been the case throughout our history, achieving our priorities will continue to depend on the generosity of our donors and on our ability to make the case for Princeton’s future,” Eisgruber wrote. Eisgruber ended his article by restating that in today’s world, the University’s commitment to teaching and research and its service of the nation and humanity is more valuable than ever. “By making bold bets on the talent of our students and faculty, and by pursuing profound questions of durable importance, we at Princeton can make indispensable contributions to solving the problems that trouble societies today, deepening our cultural resources, and improving the world of tomorrow,” Eisgruber wrote.

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The conundrum of defending Calhoun Imani Thornton

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ecently, the Yale Corporation made a step towards reconciling its racist past with efforts towards building a more inclusive university community. It would be inaccurate to describe Yale’s efforts as “succumbing” to student protests, as my fellow columnist Liam O’Connor argues. Both protesters and advocates have used their freedoms of speech and protest in effective and persuasive ways. As a strong advocate for personal and civil liberties, John C. Calhoun himself perhaps would have supported such use of freedom of speech (but only for white, landowning men). Calhoun was a racist, slave-holding reactionary who not only failed to see slavery for the economic hindrance that it was, but also held views arguably more racist than his contemporaries (unlike others who argued problematically that slavery was a “necessary evil,” Calhoun argued that it was a “positive good”). In addition to this, Calhoun’s positive “accomplishments” were almost always at the expense of African Americans and indigenous people. For example, his support for the annexation of Texas (which also reified white supremacy and American imperialism) as well as the opposition to the Compromise of 1850 are only a few of his efforts to maintain slavery for the benefit of rich, white men. Perhaps the only gracious thing he did was fail at an attempt for the presidency. O’Connor argues that

slavery was a way of life for men like Calhoun and that we, as members of modern society, should not judge him for his racist acts and opinions that ruined the lives of millions. In short, our “moral relativism” does not take into full account the context of men whom we judge, and therefore Yale and other institutions should honor men who would not have wanted certain students to even walk their halls. First, several other columnists and I have made multiple arguments against attempts to defend men who do not live up to the “morals of the present.” It goes without saying that the era in which Calhoun lived was hyperracist. Yet, to argue that “moral relativism” leads us to judge men like Calhoun too harshly ignores the moral system “coming into place” that our advanced society has decided upon. These include notions such as “slavery is wrong” or “genocide is wrong.” For example, it is a major faux pas to excuse the fascist destructive actions of Hitler as excusable because he was simply a product of his times. Millions of Jewish people died as a result of Hitler’s regime, just as millions of enslaved Africans were massacred and worked to death for more than 200 years because of the support of men like Calhoun. Most would agree that these numbers are egregious and that the actions causing these atrocities should never happen again. It should follow then, that men like Calhoun and Hitler should not be honored. However, individuals like O’Connor defend men and women whose

actions supported or empathized with the institution of slavery — usually for the sake of maintaining the status quo. Second, O’Connor argues that it is avarice, rather than white supremacy, that “perpetuated this institution in spite of conf licting moral arguments,” and that therefore we cannot dismiss Calhoun just on the basis that he is racist. What O’Connor misses is that the history of capitalism in the United States is indelibly tied to racist institutions like slavery. As Manning Marable writes in “How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America,” “Each advance in white freedom was purchased by black enslavement; white aff luence coexists with Black poverty ....” Richard D. Wolff continues Marable’s point, “racism persists in no small part because its benefits to capitalism outweigh its costs.” Therefore, the avarice that O’Connor notes cannot be separated from white supremacy; the greedy intent of men like Calhoun is no more honorable or worthy of forgiveness because such greed is tied to the racism that his opponents have mentioned. Renaming of facilities such as Calhoun College has less to do with subpoenaing Calhoun from the grave and more to do with unlearning racist (as well as sexist, xenophobic, and homophobic) ideas. In this way, we can genuinely strive towards a more progressive society where the historically marginalized have equal rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Calhoun is one of many men and women whose legacies fail to embody such a vision, and

unless institutions wish to honor his bigoted beliefs, renaming is in their best interests. Calhoun College will be renamed for a Yale alumna, Grace Hopper, “who invented the first compiler for a computer programming language and posthumously received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.” She is only the second woman “to be honored as a residential college namesake.” While I am not arguing that simply renaming buildings will defeat white supremacy or absolve the United States and its precious institutions for their sins of racism, imperialism, and genocide, it is a step in the right direction. To uphold the names of racist figures and to defend their legacies does a great disservice to the marginalized who deserve to walk university halls without racist shadows looming over them. I congratulate the protesters who championed the renaming of the college and I hope that other institutions, including Princeton, will one day do the same. Imani Thornton is a politics major from Matteson, Ill. She can be contacted at it4@princeton.edu.

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n Feb. 6, CNN aired a town hall debate between Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Ted Cruz ’92 on the merits and drawbacks of the Affordable Care Act. Neither man is in the midst of a campaign for political office. The two senators took the stage in front of an audience and millions of home viewers simply to debate their views on Obamacare, to engage in a direct forum with one another, and to have a conversation. CNN’s debate between Sanders and Cruz brought back something that I thought we had lost: respectful, substantive debate based on truth, defined ideology, and clear arguments. Now more than ever, debates of this nature are needed to educate the American people amidst turbulent confusion. Debates of this sort are non-existent in the sphere of our current media. Generally, the only proper debates aired on TV nowadays are related to the presidential campaign. These events — involving either party hopefuls for the nomination, presidential candidates, or vice-presidential candidates — are drowned in the frenzy of the election

cycle. Sound arguments about policy and reform are dropped for catchy sound bites and searing one-liners. We lose sight of substance, caring more for the candidates’ dramatic performance than their arguments. This held especially true in the 2016 presidential race, when the press paid more attention to Trump’s outbursts than to the nature of Clinton’s core messages. Worse, our current administration seems to have no devotion to fact. President Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and Press Secretary Sean Spicer have promoted an alarming number of “alternative facts,” including the size of the President’s inauguration crowds, the existence of mass voter fraud, the spread of “fake news” by mass media outlets, and the claim of a Bowling Green Massacre by Muslims in America. This departure from truth is paired by a rhetoric and conduct from the President and his administration that places pride, braggadocio, ignorance, and dominance above etiquette, respect, and grace. Meanwhile, the standards of pure, truthful debate have been replaced by Twitter wars, something that we expect of celebrities, pop-stars, or TV personalities. Not the President. That’s why the Sanders-

Cruz CNN debate was remarkable. It hearkens back to the seminal televised debates between William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal during the 1968 Republican and Democratic conventions that established the precedent for debate between two forces diametrically opposed to each other. Such debate doesn’t have to be an issue of partisanship; it doesn’t have to divide its viewership based on political party lines as much the media tends to do. The substantial dialogue of inter-party debates benefits both sides. When each side checks the other in public forum, everybody progresses and matures. This type of debate shifts our focus back to the essence of a good argument: the ideas, the issues, and the fundamental truths of the situation. And it presents these tenets gracefully. We don’t view the participants as two opponents duking it out to claim victory over the other, but rather two individuals sharing, listening, and responding constructively. During CNN’s debate, Sanders and Cruz maintained a rapport and decorum that shifted our attention to the issues to which they so eloquently devoted their efforts. In an ideal world, this discourse would occur in the chambers of the Sen-

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ate and the House of Representatives. We can only have hope — albeit idealistic and lofty — that our government will function on such standards of ideological discourse. Politics too often assumes the reputation of the cutthroat, the cold, and the devious. But by an intense dedication to meaningful debate and graceful conversation, Washington can preserve humanity, morality, dignity, and an impassioned love for the people it serves. Kaveh Badrei is a freshman from Houston, Tex. He can be reached at kbadrei@princeton.edu

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Laptop misusers in the classroom Jared Shulkin columnist

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he use of laptop computers in the classroom is a subject of mixed opinion. Fully equipped with note-taking software, word processors, e-books, Blackboard, Facebook, Twitter, iMessage, Youtube, iTunes, and much, much more, laptops can be very effective learning tools. Many University students take advantage of their typing speed to quickly take down notes, or they reference materials like Blackboard pages or eBooks during class. However, although they’re convenient, laptops in the classroom also present an inevitable distraction to the user. Laptops pose a threat to a student’s educational experience at the University, and the use of laptops in the classroom

should be restricted. Apps like Facebook, YouTube, iMessage, and Gmail are just as easily accessible as academic tools. It’s indisputably a detriment to a student’s education if the majority of lecture is spent on social media sites. Students may think that responding to a text mid-lecture isn’t much of an issue, but we must also consider the effects of doing so from the perspective of other students in the class. People sitting behind or around those who use their laptops inappropriately, or laptop “misusers,” also fall victim to the computer’s distracting effects. A simple glance at someone’s Twitter feed may reveal an article on why Donald Trump’s first vacation was so heavily criticized, which will undoubtedly shift a student’s focus from the lecture to something that, while interest-

ing, can clearly wait until after class. One laptop user can unknowingly compromise the learning of dozens of students with a simple careless action. Further, professors and preceptors may also become distracted by these laptop misusers. With the expectation of participation in a small classroom setting, a professor or preceptor may be discouraged to see up to 70 percent of the class deeply engaged not with the class material, but with their iMessages. For this reason, some professors have banned the use of laptops and cell phones, requiring students to take notes by hand — an often slower and, at times, less organized note-taking alternative. In these classes, attention must be given to the lecturer: the laptop users will not get off track and students within close proximity will not fall victim to

the secondhand effects of laptop misuse. I’ve certainly been guilty of acts like responding to emails during class, and I fully understand the repercussions — for me, for those around me, and for the professor. However, the benefits of laptop use can’t be entirely ignored. In some ways, laptop use may even benefit the lecturer, allowing students to reference materials online and efficiently take notes — as mentioned in this column’s opening — allowing the lecturer to cover more material. Or, as in the case of one of my fall semester classes, the absence of “typing” sounds let the professor know that she could move to the next slide. In my opinion, these benefits are subtle, and they’re undoubtedly outweighed by the detriments presented earlier. Personally, I believe the issue is a matter of perspec-

tive, but it’s the professor’s perspective that ultimately holds the authority. Professors who feel uncomfortable with laptop use in class have every right to restrict it. Students who sit in the very front of a lecture hall or classroom significantly reduce their chances of becoming distracted by secondhand effects of laptop misuse, and those who temporarily turn off their WiFi may not be tempted to scroll through Facebook during class. For those opposed to laptop use in the classroom, these prevention strategies may prove to be most successful in minimizing distraction and maximizing benefits. Jared Shulkin is a freshman from Weston, Fla. He can be reached at jshulkin@princeton.edu


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Princeton Women's Tennis Team faced off against Rutgers at Jadwin Gym on Wednesday night and won 7 straight matches against the neighboring rival. This victory puts the Tigers at a 21-match winning streak.

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