Young Democratic Socialists of Princeton Workers’ Protest

Produced by Chiara Ficarelli

On Thursday, April 27, YDS held a Workers’ March along with Campus Dining employees and shop stewards of SEIU Local 175, the worker’s union. The protest was in regard to concerns about the treatment of workers during the snowstorm in March 2017. The YDS is demanding that the University back-pay workers that did not receive overtime pay because their shifts were outside the “emergency period” of 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1080politics: Day of Action

Produced by Alice Maiden

On March 6, Princeton Citizen Scientists and Princeton Advocates for Justice held the Day of Action in Frist, a day-long event to encourage learning and debate about social, environmental, and political issues facing the country and internationally. Professors, students, and alumni held over 60 teach-ins to discuss a variety of pressing topics, and to inspire community members to take action to make change.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month [2/4]

Produced by Cindy Liu

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Princeton University students speak about their experiences with their Asian Pacific American identities. This is the second video in a series of four, during which students talk more deeply about their relationship with their Asian Pacific American identities, including times when they’ve felt distance or sought distance from it.

Supported by the Carl A. Fields Center for Equality + Cultural Understanding at Princeton University

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month [1/4]

Produced by Cindy Liu

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Princeton University students speak about their experiences with their Asian Pacific American identities. This is the first video in a series of four, during which students reflect on how their Asian Pacific American identities have developed over time, as well as challenges they have faced throughout. 

Supported by the Carl A. Fields Center for Equality + Cultural Understanding at Princeton University.

1080politics: Arts Without Borders

Produced by Paige Amormino, Cindy Liu, Jack Lohmann, and Angélica María Vielma

On February 24th, Princeton University performing arts groups came together to present Arts without Borders: a benefit concert coordinated by Princeton Advocates for Justice in conjunction with DREAM Team to benefit the Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

1080politics: Immigration Day of Action

Produced by Marah Sakkal, James Sung and Angélica María Vielma

1080politics: On February 17, 2017, almost 300 students gathered on the Immigration Day of Action. Princeton Advocates for Justice wrote letters and postcards to members of Congress and Senators to speak out against Donald Trump’s travel ban. 1080p covered the action.

Breaking Bicker: St. Archibald’s League

By Peter HyungJun Yoon

On the evening of Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Campus Club became an unusual hotspot for students heading down Prospect Avenue. A group of students protesting bicker, a huge white poster insisting “Bicker St. Archibald’s League!” and a bouncer all were novel additions to the usually empty club at night.

Club Revolución and St. Archibald’s League are student groups formed as a response to the traditional and selective admissions process— known as “bicker” — that certain eating clubs undergo every February. The students hope to end the bicker process, arguing that it is an “elitist and separationist practice.”
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