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Men's volleyball struggles against western foes, drops two of three

LOS ANGELES ? For a trip that is usually a whirlwind of victory, family time and carousal, last week's installment of the annual men's volleyball trip to California simply flew by.The Tigers had hoped to get in some solid games before facing eastern foes, but as it turned out, their ratio of time spent on the court to that spent in the hot tub hit an all-time low.Playing the minimum nine games in three matches, No.

SPORTS | 02/01/1998

Letters to the Editor

On safety at bicker, sign-insAs club selection week begins, we write to call your attention to the commitment that all of the eating clubs and many student leaders have endorsed.

OPINION | 02/01/1998

Pressley leads Tigers on defense, makes career-high seven steals against Columbia

Entering this weekend, the women's basketball team had just finished its first Ivy League weekend sweep in nearly two years, beating both Yale and Brown in mid-January.However, it seemed as though reality was bound to set in on the Tigers, who were playing back-to-back games on the road.But Princeton dominated its opposition this weekend, dispatching both Cornell and Columbia by double digits.

SPORTS | 02/01/1998

University expands financial aid to low-income, foreign students

Boldly expanding the University's commitment to provide financial aid to lowerand middle-income students, the Board of Trustees approved January 24 what it called "the most important changes in Princeton's financial aid policies in several decades."The trustees' passage of a plan to spend approximately an additional $1.5 million in financial aid per class, beginning with the Class of 2002, was approved as part of the $572 million operating budget for 1998-99.

NEWS | 02/01/1998


Two-ply toilet paper reaches Harvard University dorms

Although U.S. News & World Report may rank both Harvard University and Princeton as number one, Harvard recently took the lead in the crusade for two-ply toilet paper on campus.According to a Harvard Crimson article, Harvard maintenance officials are in the process of switching from one-ply to two-ply toilet paper in campus dormitories and bathrooms.Crimson columnist Geoffrey Upton published a column last December that initiated the change.

NEWS | 02/01/1998

PriCom proposes larger aid awards

The Priorities Committee's proposal to increase University financial aid by $6 million over the next four years ? and the method by which it will be awarded ? would alter University practices and may change national higher-education procedure.The annual operating budget recommendations made by Provost Jeremiah Ostriker and PriCom to President Shapiro and the Board of Trustees at last Wednesday's U-Council meeting would change the structure of the financial-aid process in three significant ways.The plan would drastically decrease the weight placed on home equity in financial aid awards, package loans as grants to international students and may allow lower-income international students to attend the University.Proposed increases in financial aid will not extend to current students.

NEWS | 01/18/1998

Coach to lead Chicago MLS club

Bob Bradley '80 always used to tell his Princeton players that it wasn't so important how a team looked at the beginning of the season so long as they were working to become a good team at the end of the year.This week Bradley will again have the opportunity to emphasize that philosophy to a group of players gathered together for the first time when he begins his journey as head coach of the Major League Soccer's newly formed Chicago Fire.Bradley, who stepped down two years ago as the Tigers' head coach to become an assistant with D.C.

SPORTS | 01/18/1998

Police blame theft of WPRB CDs on former disc jockey

A 17-year-old former WPRB disc jockey has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing hundreds of compact discs from the radio station after selling some of them to a local record store, WPRB officials said yesterday.Princeton Borough Police believe that a total of 240 CDs, with a value close to $2,000, were taken during Winter Recess from the station's music office in Holder Hall.

NEWS | 01/18/1998

Jennings to delay Olympics if snow does not stick today

When the most substantial snow the campus has seen in 1998 began falling yesterday, Class of 2000 president Jen Jennings received numerous e-mails and calls from anxious sophomores wanting to know if the time had finally arrived for this year's Nude Olympics.A combination of dropping temperatures and steadily falling snow initially suggested that students might be frolicking in the flurries by midnight.

NEWS | 01/18/1998

Our final issue: Stepping aside

The 1998 Managing Board of The Daily Princetonian steps down with this issue. As we scurry to our carrels to begin writing our theses, we reflect on our time at Princeton and at the 'Prince' with fond memories.We are not ignorant or pompous enough to believe that the 'Prince' is always essential campus reading.

OPINION | 01/18/1998