“Severe Impact”

In January 2015, two bikers saw an unconscious woman on the ground behind a dumpster with a man on top of her. The man, Brock Turner, a student athlete at Stanford University, was detained later that night and convicted in March. His sentencing on June 2 provoked national outrage when the district judge gave him a mere six months in county jail and three years probation. The judge’s reason: “A [lengthy] prison sentence would have a severe impact on him. I think he will not be a danger to others.”
The judge took into account the fact that Turner had lost …

Bernie Sanders: His main focus should be the party’s unification behind Clinton

Bernie Sanders’ mission has failed in virtually all respects. He has almost no chance of winning the primary, relying solely on a contested scenario. Hillary Clinton has won over 2.5 million more votes than Sanders and reached the magic number—2,383—the amount of delegates necessary to obtain a nomination. Sanders can hope to overturn the will of the people by converting unpledged delegates to his cause, disenfranchising the millions who have selected Hillary Clinton as their standard bearer.
Coupled with that, the Vermont socialist’s fundraising has plummeted. His only incentive to stay in the race would be to persuade Clinton to embrace …


PHS Profile: Mollie Murphy

Mollie Murphy has taught art classes at PHS for 15 years, and she currently teaches Studio I, Studio II, and Studio III 2D classes. She has an undergraduate degree in ...

Raising up the middle class on steel beams

So far, in this election, the headlines have been dominated by health care, criminal justice system reform, immigration, national security, and many other issues—for good reason. Making sure the sick ...

Summer arts lineup: local events to watch out for

Princeton Summer Theater The Princeton Summer Theater will be offering several plays throughout the summer, including Assassins and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The theater commonly showcases the talent of students and ...

Athlete of the Month: Lou Mialhe

Lou Mialhe ‘16 dropped basketball and lacrosse for track because she preferred a more individual sport. But now as a captain of the track team, Mialhe finds that she holds ...