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Princeton faithful in the stands at Yankee Stadium.
Photo Credit: Jack Graham / The Daily Princetonian

"Brotherhood": Scenes from the stands at Yankee Stadium

If the hundreds of students who flocked to Saturday’s game at Yankee Stadium did so to escape the routine of campus life, the hundreds of former football players who made the trip did so to relive it. They brought with them wives, husbands, children, grandchildren, friends — all of whom spent the day celebrating what former captain and nose guard Jeff Urbany ’84 called the “unbelievable brotherhood” that is Princeton football.

FEATURES | 11/11/2019

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Harper and State Department employee Sandya Das GS ’10 attend a lecture in Robertson Hall during their time at the Woodrow Wilson School 
Courtesy of Morgan Harper

Morgan Harper GS ’10 brings a progressive platform to Central Ohio, challenging incumbent Congresswoman Beatty

Last month, Morgan Harper GS ’10 launched her campaign for Congress, challenging Democratic incumbent Congresswoman Joyce Beatty. Harper’s platform centers around financial stability, including proposals tuition-free public college, a federal minimum wage increase, and Medicare for All.

NEWS | 08/07/2019

AJ Sibley '19 discusses his experience adjusting to unexpected eye damage.

Sarah Hirschfield / The Daily Princetonian

Sibley ’19 reflects on eye health, U. accommodations

In February of this year, Sibley sent an email to residential college listservs with the subject line “Don’t Be Me. Graduate on Time!” Sibley warned readers about the dangers of too much screen time and offered suggestions for preserving your vision, including inverting the display colors on your computer and following the 20-20-20 rule: for every twenty minutes of staring at a screen, look twenty feet away for twenty seconds.

NEWS | 04/29/2019

Courtesy of Ron Miasnik ’22. Designed by Wendi Yan ’22.

Students organize first international TigerTrek

Ron Miasnik ’22 and Daniella Cohen ’22 planned the first international TigerTrek. Over Intersession 2020, 15 students will travel to Israel, the nation with the most venture capitalist funding per capita of any country in the world.  Participants will spend a week exploring both the entrepreneurial and cultural aspects of Israeli life. Program participants will be selected at the beginning of next school year.  

NEWS | 03/12/2019

Source: Charlotte Adamo / The Daily Princetonian

A walk past Nassau: the historically black Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood

Beyond FitzRandolph Gate, the hustle and bustle of Nassau Street — full of trendy restaurants, University apparel shops, and retail chains — serve as the facade of the town, the first image that tourists, visitors, and University students encounter upon leaving campus grounds. But unbeknownst to many non-residents, past Nassau lies a history of segregation and an ongoing struggle to preserve the culture of the town’s historically African-American Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, whose first inhabitants settled in the 1680s.

NEWS | 03/08/2019

A sign on the doors to New South reads “This bldg has been liberated by ABC.” Source: The Daily Princetonian Larry Dupraz Digital Archives.

Liberating New South: How black student activists inspired change through protest

At 7 a.m. on March 11, 1969, four students lurked in the weeds in front of the New South Building. Shortly afterwards, over 40 black students from the Association of Black Collegians (ABC) rushed the building, according to a log from the Department of Public Information. The students then chained the north doors of the building shut and secured the east doors with a mop.

NEWS | 03/07/2019

Courtesy of Denise Applewhite / Office of Communications

Every great team needs a Sydney Jordan: How Princeton’s senior forward excels on and off the court

Women’s basketball senior forward Sydney Jordan is excelling on and off of the court. She is the first women’s basketball player to be a recipient of the Pyne Honor Prize, she participates in many extracurriculars outside of basketball, and she has been a participant of the national social movement of athletes kneeling during the national anthem.

FEATURES | 03/07/2019