From The Daily Princetonian comes a roundtable talk show that delves into race on Princeton's campus, bringing you in-depth, unfiltered conversations on student experiences. Produced by Content Strategist Omar Farah ’23, alongside Aishah Balogun ’23 and Victoria Agwam ’23, members of the Black Student Union, The Orange Table seeks to candidly discuss race on Princeton's campus and at colleges throughout the nation. Co-hosted by Balogun and Farah.
Let Us Do Our Hair: Black hair care on campus | The Orange Table Ep. 9
In episode 9 of the Orange Table, we talk Black hair on campus. It’s no surprise that Black hair has been the subject of historical stigmatization and criticism. However, is this stigma present on Princeton’s campus today? What do Black students have to say about the way that their Black hair embodies their identity on campus? And does the University offer adequate accommodations for Black hair? Listen in.
Crying, Screaming, Fainting: A look back at Lawnparties through the eyes of Black women | The Orange Table Ep. 8
In episode 8 of The Orange Table, co-hosts Omar Farah and Aishah Balogun sit down with Toru Obunge '24 and Nica Evans '24 to discuss their experiences at Lawnparties this October. Many people will remember that the event was unruly, but few really understand the extent of the brutality that a group of Black students say they faced at the front of that crowd. There is a lesson in this story for everyone in our community from how gender and race play into our experiences of public space to the University's crowd control policies to our values as a social community.
President Eisgruber, come on The Orange Table | The Orange Table Ep. 7
In the season two premiere of The Orange Table, co-hosts Omar Farah and Aishah Balogun call on University President Christopher L. Eisgruber '83 to respond to the concerns of the Black community and to sit down with the show in the near future. They also discuss the extent to which the University's social media properly depicts the demographic diversity of the campus.
Dating while Black at Princeton | The Orange Table Ep. 6
From The Daily Princetonian comes a roundtable talk show that delves into race on Princeton's campus, bringing you in-depth, unfiltered conversations on student experiences.
The intricacies of Indigenous identity and environmental racism | The Orange Table Ep. 5
In a candid and personal conversation, Keely Toledo ’22 and Jessica Lambert ’22, co-leaders of Natives at Princeton, open up about their experiences as Indigenous students on campus. Additionally, the table discusses the issues facing the Native community at the University today and how they can be addressed.
Divest Princeton, ExxonMobil, and the intersectionality of environmentalism | The Orange Table Ep. 4
In this episode, co-coordinator of the growing Divest Princeton movement Anna Hiltner ’23 sits down for a conversation about what lies ahead for her organization. The table also discusses the intersections of black activism and environmentalism.