As a Princeton student, I have personally witnessed many calls for genocide on campus, calls that my university president appears to deny.
By reinterpreting and downplaying antisemitic language that promotes violence against Jews on campus, President Eisgruber has made it clear that when it comes to protecting Jewish students on campus, the university will turn a blind eye.
That proposal, which needed nine votes to become a Senate-sponsored referendum and appear before the student body for a vote, failed after public opposition by USG U-Councilor Judah Guggenheim, a Jewish undergraduate.
Antisemitism must not be permitted to become so commonplace and unchecked in this country that politicians can spew hatred and falsehood with no repercussions or accountability.
Because of election mishandling, the Princeton BDS-aligned referendum neither passes or fails. Now it’s up to the university administration to decide how to proceed.
After the Chief Elections Manager of Student Government informed Tigers for Israel that abstentions counted as votes cast, he reversed the decision. Opposition thought the referendum failed. Now it’s up in the air.