Tag: princeton

Rider says planned sale of N.J. college to Chinese company isn’t happening

TRENTON, N.J. – Rider University is abandoning plans to sell one of its colleges to a former Chinese defense contractors. The new plan: programs previously provided by the Princeton-based Westminster Choir College will instead be held at Rider’s flagship Lawrenceville campus starting Read More

UPDATE: Grewal seeks to stall sale of N.J. college to Chinese-owned company

PRINCETON, N.J. – Rider University’s hugely controversial decision to sell a respected music school to Kaiwen Education, a company party-owned by the Chinese government is receiving a challenge from the State of new Jersey. This week, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Read More

Legislators sponsor resolution opposing sale of N.J. college to Chinese company

PRINCETON, N.J. — Will China soon own an institution of higher education on New Jersey soil? The century-old, Princeton-based Westminster Choir College, a well-respected music school, may soon be the property of a Chinese government-owned company named “Beijing Kaiwen Education Read More

Bateman celebrates salvation of Princeton Battlefield

State Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-16) has spent years fighting to defend historic Princeton Battlefield from development. That fight came to a satisfying end on Wednesday when the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) received final permission to construct eight townhouses near Read More

VIDEO: Assemblyman Zwicker implies to amused Princeton backers that Hunterdon, Somerset counties are Hickland, USA

He can’t even blame it on a hot mic, Save Jerseyans. Most of you know that Andrew Zwicker is an American physicist at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and a first term Assemblyman from New Jersey’s 16th Legislative District. He’s seeking reelection Read More

Remembering George Washington’s New Year’s Victory Over the British at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J.—What began as a retreat from battle-hardened, bayonet-wielding British soldiers 240 years ago, Gen. George Washington reorganized into a counterattack after arriving with well-armed reinforcements in a place known as Maxwell’s Field. This battleground in Princeton, New Jersey, is Read More

Princeton Swim Team Has Season Canceled Over Locker Room Talk

Nassau Hall at Princeton University

Princeton University suspended its men’s swimming program for the rest of the season after the discovery of internal team emails the school described as “racist,” “misogynistic,” and “offensive.” The emails in question were part of a school-sponsored email listserv used Read More

Feds probe Princeton again over sexual violence cases

Nassau Hall at Princeton University

PRINCETON — The U.S. Department of Education is again investigating how Princeton University handles complaints of sexual assault and harassment, according to a federal document. The investigation initiated on Aug. 11 marks the fifth probe at the university since 2010, Read More