Memorializing America’s racist past

When heritage becomes hate, and history becomes the art of forgetting, the only result can be an uprooting of the racist foundation our country was built upon. On August 12, five hundred white supremacists marched in an ugly movement whose roots spread far beyond the town of Charlottesville, Va. The “Unite the Right” rally was organized by white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and members of the Ku Klux Klan, a scene straight out of the 1950s, the perfect portrait of a racist America we thought we had left behind. They chanted “White Lives Matter,” while carrying tiki torches, subject to a countermovement …

DACA (Donald’s Attack on Children of America)

On Sunday, August 3, President Donald J. Trump made his most disturbing action yet as head of state. Beyond surrendering his moral authority after the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, and ignoring our global responsibilities by pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accords, Trump has now made his most direct and impactful attack on the lives of the innocent. Rolling back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program under the cowardly guise of wanting to undo some of Obama’s executive overreach (though Trump has proven repeatedly that he has little regard for and is often frustrated by …


Flash Features: September

Diverse Educators Recruitment Day: On August 14, the Princeton Public Schools held a Diverse Educators Recruitment Day as part of a commitment to build a more diverse staff reflective of Princeton’s ...

PHS Profile: Sarah Pelletier

Originally from Attleboro, Massachusetts, Sarah Pelletier fell in love with music at a very young age. Taking after her father, who sung in the Chaminade Opera Group, she adopted his ...

Pencil These In: October

2017 Princeton Poetry Festival October 5–6, 12–6 p.m. and 2–6 p.m. Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center Cost: None The Princeton Poetry Festival features well-known poets from around the world. Activities at the festival will ...

Our fractured civic dialogue.

far the most important responsibility of the people is staying informed about the issues we face. Unfortunately, in recent times, this civic responsibility, along with the general climate of our ...

Summer jobs for the one percent

High school is a time of trials and tribulations in many students’ lives. Students’ desires for self-discovery are hindered by the daunting challenge of the college admissions process. Internships, once ...

Guide to Terhune Orchards

History Gary and Pam Mount have owned Terhune Orchards since 1975. Although both were new to farming, they wanted to try to recreate the sense of community they found in Micronesia. “We ...