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Bright day in courtyard. Someone in orange shirt standing atop stone speaking to crowd on the left.

r/princeton. We broke it down.

The subreddit has over 11,000 members and ranks in the top six percent by size. The Daily Princetonian analyzed posts, comments, and dates of this popular subreddit.

The subreddit has over 11,000 members and ranks in the top six percent by size. The Daily Princetonian analyzed posts, comments, and dates of this popular subreddit.

DATA | May 3

Students gather on a lawn in front of a Tudor Gothic style building on a sunny day. Most students are sitting on a picnic blankets with a few standing.

Activism: Prince coverage over the years

The Daily Princetonian’s Data team tracks the ‘Prince’s coverage of activism every decade since the 1870s. Looking at the frequency of articles featuring key words, from “advocacy” to “apartheid” and “divest” to “demonstration,” we uncover trends of activism at Princeton.

The Daily Princetonian’s Data team tracks the ‘Prince’s coverage of activism every decade since the 1870s. Looking at the frequency of articles featuring key words, from “advocacy” to “apartheid” and “divest” to “demonstration,” we uncover trends of activism at Princeton.

DATA | April 26

A stone path is partially obscured by a green bush and runs slightly parallel to a dorm.

212 rising juniors and seniors drew in the same draw group as last year

212 rising juniors and seniors drew in the same draw group as last year. We broke down draw groups for upperclass draw, analyzing group size and how many athletes room together.

212 rising juniors and seniors drew in the same draw group as last year. We broke down draw groups for upperclass draw, analyzing group size and how many athletes room together.

DATA | April 19

Tiger on a table with orange tablecloth, with a cloth titled “PRINCETON POLITICS” draped on the table.

184 members of the Class of 2026 declared Economics. We broke down Declaration Day.

Ahead of Declaration Day for the Class of 2026, the ‘Prince’ broke down the most popular majors. For the first time since at least 2017, Economics is the most popular major, declared by 12.16 percent of the class.

Ahead of Declaration Day for the Class of 2026, the ‘Prince’ broke down the most popular majors. For the first time since at least 2017, Economics is the most popular major, declared by 12.16 percent of the class.

DATA | April 19

An orange brick building sits below a light blue sky. In the foreground, a tree with white flowers blooms.

Breaking down Princeton’s classroom spaces

The building with the most classrooms is McCosh Hall, while 62 percent of classrooms seat 25 people or fewer. We broke down the vast number of rooms that house Princeton's courses.

The building with the most classrooms is McCosh Hall, while 62 percent of classrooms seat 25 people or fewer. We broke down the vast number of rooms that house Princeton's courses.

DATA | April 18

Soccer field in a cloudy sunset. Tree in foreground front left.

Princeton’s most popular fields have been reserved 1,520 times this semester. We broke it down.

We broke down athletic field utilization and examined the difficulties of club sport reservations. In the cold, the Bubble has high demand but is difficult to reserve.

We broke down athletic field utilization and examined the difficulties of club sport reservations. In the cold, the Bubble has high demand but is difficult to reserve.

DATA | April 16

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Bright stone building above arch in background. Dark green trees surrounding it in foreground. Ground has rain puddles on it.

Underclassmen beware... fewer rooms remain as class sizes expand. Room Draw 2024 explained

In Spring 2023 there were 82 rooms remaining after upperclass draw ended. This year, there were 17. We analyzed square footage of rooms, residence halls, and room types.

In Spring 2023 there were 82 rooms remaining after upperclass draw ended. This year, there were 17. We analyzed square footage of rooms, residence halls, and room types.

DATA | April 12

A large gathering of fans wearing mostly black and orange sit in the lower tier of the Jadwin Gymnasium stands.

Behind home court advantage: Tigers basketball is undefeated at Jadwin

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams have gone undefeated at home — and fans are noticing, with recent games being the most attended in over a decade. The ‘Prince’ looked at the factors behind the Tigers’ dominant performance in Jadwin, from the crowd to the band and cheer teams.

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams have gone undefeated at home — and fans are noticing, with recent games being the most attended in over a decade. The ‘Prince’ looked at the factors behind the Tigers’ dominant performance in Jadwin, from the crowd to the band and cheer teams.

DATA | March 5

Two Public Safety cars parked on a street curb with their overhead lights flashing blue and red.

Breaking down Princeton’s 2023 daily crime logs

We analyzed 365 days of Public Safety daily crime records from 2023. The most crimes reported were in Frist Campus Center, similar to the past seven years of logs, while the most crimes were reported in the afternoon, differing from previous years.

We analyzed 365 days of Public Safety daily crime records from 2023. The most crimes reported were in Frist Campus Center, similar to the past seven years of logs, while the most crimes were reported in the afternoon, differing from previous years.

DATA | February 28