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Princeton University Bulletin
The Princeton University Bulletin is published five times during the academic year. It includes news and features on faculty, staff and students, as well as updates on University events such as lectures, performances and exhibitions. Current and back issues are available online.
The University also publicizes a weekly email newsletter, the Princeton Weekly Bulletin. It is distributed on Thursday mornings and Princeton families are welcome to subscribe to the free newsletter.
Princeton Social Media
Princeton's social media presence is intended to provide outlets for students, parents and others to learn more about the University and to engage in conversations with each other, faculty, staff, alumni and administrators about a range of issues. You can join the conversation on the Princeton Facebook page or the Princeton Parents page on Facebook, by following @Princeton on Twitter, or on various other social networks.
The Daily Princetonian
Princeton’s student newspaper, The Daily Princetonian, also known as The Prince, is published weekdays during the academic year, except during examination periods and term breaks. It is a financially independent, completely student-operated enterprise. Its writers cover news, sports and arts from and for the student’s perspective. An off-campus subscription costs $180 for approximately 140 issues — five issues per week for the 24 weeks of classes, plus issues published during reading and examination periods.
The Prince also publishes an email edition, the E-Prince, which is delivered to your email address every morning and costs $15. Send your address and check to The Daily Princetonian, Box 469, Princeton, NJ 08542; or call the business office at 609-258-8110. Checks should be made payable to The Daily Princetonian. Subscription and other information can be found online.
The Nassau Weekly, or Nass, was founded in 1979, primarily contains college humor and is currently Princeton’s second-largest student publication. The Nass, a completely student-run enterprise, often provides a blend of campus, local and national news; reviews of movies and restaurants; and fiction, poetry and humor pieces. A number of Nass alumni have gone on to successful careers in writing and publishing, including David Remnick, Class of 1981, the editor of The New Yorker. The Nass is published weekly during the academic year and is distributed free of charge to every undergraduate’s doorstep. For more information visit the website or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW)
The Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW), Princeton’s alumni magazine founded in 1900, once was published weekly and now comes out 14 times each year, more than any other alumni magazine in the world. An editorially independent publication, it offers features about alumni, teaching, research and student life at the University. Two of its best-read sections are class notes and letters to the editor, which carry spirited missives from PAW’s more than 66,000 readers. News and sports updates, videos and slide shows from PAW are available online at paw.princeton.edu. The PAW also carries classified ads for vacation homes, resorts, travel services and more.
The subscription rate is $22 per year. Send your subscription request, mailing address and a check made out to the Princeton Alumni Weekly to 194 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542.
WPRB, the student-run radio station, is one of the nation’s oldest commercially licensed college station. It transmits at 14,000 watts at 103.3 FM across central New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and, on occasion, parts of New York and Delaware; it is now on the Web in mp3, RealAudio and Windows Media Audio.
WPRB offers a diverse daily schedule, including classical, jazz and rock programming. In addition, WPRB’s air sound includes news and Princeton sports broadcasts and a wide variety of specialty music shows, from Greek music to free jazz to soca and reggae mixed live in the studio. For more information, email the station manager at email@example.com.
Some departments publish newsletters for students, faculty and alumni. When your student has decided upon his or her academic home, you can write to these departments and request their publications. Some University newsletters are collected online.