The University posts official announcements, feature stories, events and other information on its homepage, which receives approximately 35,000 visitors daily.
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 in the Princeton Parents group on Facebook, by following @Princeton on Twitter, or on various other social networks listed at socialmedia.princeton.edu.
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.
The Nassau Weekly, or Nass, was founded in 1979, primarily contains college humor and is published weekly during the academic year. 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.
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 are available online.
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. WPRB also streams its music online.
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.
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.