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Princeton Students Urge School Officials to Resist the ‘Siege Against Academic Freedom’

A student organization called the Princeton Open Campus Coalition is urging university officials this week to push back against the demands of woke students and faculty. The university recently caved to demands to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from the university’s school of public policy. According to the students, the “siege against academic freedom” is “fundamentally about ideology and power.”

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Princeton Is the Only Ivy League School Requiring SAT or ACT Scores for Fall 2020 Admission

Princeton University is the only Ivy League institution that will require all of its applicants to provide an SAT or ACT score next year. Most administrations of the SAT exam were canceled this spring in response to the Chinese virus pandemic. Princeton says it is evaluating its admissions process and may follow its Ivy League peers in putting a hold of at least one-year on its test requirement, but has not done so yet.

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Poll: 63% of Princeton Students Would Choose ‘Gap Year’ over Online Classes

A recent poll revealed that a majority of Princeton University students would take a “gap year” if Princeton’s campus did not reopen for the fall semester. A majority of college students polled earlier this spring said that the quality of their education dropped significantly when classes moved online in March at the outset of the Chinese virus pandemic.

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1,700 Colleges Ask Federal Reserve for Virus Loans

1,700 universities and colleges around the nation have asked the Federal Reserve to grant them access to the Main Street Lending Program, a program established last week to provide lending to small and medium-sized businesses that have been impacted by the Chinese virus pandemic.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: Newly redesigned $100 notes lay in stacks at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The one hundred dollar bills will be released this fall and has new security features, such as a duplicating portrait of Benjamin Franklin and …

Northwestern U. Rejects $8.5 Million in Federal Aid

Northwestern University announced this week that it will reject $8.5 million in federal coronavirus aid that it is eligible for under the CARES Act. In April, President Donald Trump joined the public in criticizing wealthy institutions like Harvard University, which boasts an endowment of $40 billion, for accepting federal coronavirus aid.

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USC Accepts $20 Million in Federal Aid Despite $5 Billion Endowment

USC, which boasts an endowment of $5.5 billion, announced this week that it will accept $20 million in federal Chinese virus relief. Ivy League institutions including Harvard, Princeton, and the University of Pennsylvania announced this week that they will reject federal aid following pressure from President Donald Trump and the general public.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: Newly redesigned $100 notes lay in stacks at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The one hundred dollar bills will be released this fall and has new security features, such as a duplicating portrait of Benjamin Franklin and …

U. of Pennsylvania Rejects $10 Million in Chinese Virus Bailout Funds

The University of Pennsylvania announced on Thursday that they will reject nearly $10 million in federal coronavirus relief funds after a wave of public pressure on wealthy institutions to reject public assistance. The University of Pennsylvania currently boasts an endowment of $14.7 billion. UPenn joins Princeton, Yale, and Harvard in rejecting the federal funds, although Harvard first tried to keep the federal money.

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Princeton Rejects $2.4 Million in Federal Bailout Funds

Princeton University announced on Wednesday that it will reject a $2.4 million federal bailout that it was set to receive under the CARES Act. Ivy League institutions, many of which boast multi-billion-dollar endowments, have been criticized by both President Donald Trump and the public for accepting millions in federal bailout funds.

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