Offense wins games, but defense wins championships.The women's hockey team learned the truth to that sports adage when the underdog Tigers (12-15-2 overall, 9-13-1 Eastern College Athletic Conference) upset defending ECAC champion Northeastern (25-5-4, 17-3-3) Saturday in Boston in the first round of the ECAC tournament."We knew that it was the most important game of the season and that it was going to be rough," sophomore forward Danya Marshman said.
While most University seniors are preoccupied with writing their theses and finding jobs, John Staropoli '98 has found time to examine the decline of the American ethos.Staropoli recently wrote a book titled "Desiderata II and Other Thoughts on Restoring the American Ethos," which was published by Vantage Press in November.
On academic, athletic trade-offWhen I read John Kuhner's March 3 column "The Crumbling Ivory Tower," I was impressed to see that somebody is finally raising issues about the academic integrity of the Princeton campus.I encourage Mr. Kuhner, however, to back up his generalizations (which I expect are entirely true) and focus his arguments in his articles to come, in order to ensure that the University community does not write him off as misinformed.
Harvard turned the tables. Again.For the second time in as many years, the Crimson captured the Eastern Intercollegiate Swimming League Championships after being upset in the Harvard-Yale-Princeton Invitational.
They already played and won for their team. Now members of the men's track and field team will get to compete for themselves.Princeton proved that it was the Ivy League's elite team by winning the Heptagonal title last weekend in the final event of the team's indoor season.
Well, the men's hockey team is finally in the playoffs. But as for whom and where it is playing, only this weekend will decide.Despite a sub-.500 league performance, Princeton (7-8-5 Eastern College Athletic Conference, 13-8-5 overall) has clinched a playoff berth in the first round of next week's ECAC playoffs.
After spending two nights in a Philadelphia jail, Jason Brasno '98 was released on bail yesterday following a preliminary arraignment.An unidentified person posted the $210 bail payment for Brasno before noon yesterday, said Cathleen Coniff, a bail acceptance supervisor.
With a Heptagonal team victory solidified and still fresh in their minds, some members of the women's track team must shift focus and concentrate on individual glory at this weekend's Eastern College Athletic Association championships in Boston.For some, the weekend is the last opportunity to qualify for nationals March 13-14.
In July of 1945, Vannevar Bush, then Director of the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development, penned an article entitled "As We May Think" in The Atlantic Monthly describing a magical device called the "memex." The memex, Bush explained, would be . . . a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility.