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Princeton returns to sports with a blaze: The bonfire issue

After defeating Harvard and Yale (and taking home a share of the Ivy League Championship) the Princeton football team celebrated with a bonfire on Cannon Green. In this print issue, we look back on the football season's biggest moments and take a look at how Princeton's other fall sports teams fared in their first competitive season since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

After defeating Harvard and Yale (and taking home a share of the Ivy League Championship) the Princeton football team celebrated with a bonfire on Cannon Green. In this print issue, we look back on the football season's biggest moments and take a look at how Princeton's other fall sports teams fared in their first competitive season since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SPECIAL | November 22

Angel Kuo / The Daily Princetonian

‘Bookended by a bonfire’: Tigers take home Ivy League title for first time since 2018

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

The football team lit the bonfire pile, and after a few minutes, flames erupted — prompting cheers from the crowd. Smoke rose and blurred the view of East Pyne Hall.

NEWS | November 22

Daybreak: Investigations from the ‘Prince’ — A conversation with Rachel Sturley and Alex Gjaja

Daybreak’s Francesca Block sat down with Features Editors Rachel Sturley and Alex Gjaja to discuss the process of their investigation into Princeton’s COVID-19 policy and its alleged impacts on reporting of sexual misconduct.

Daybreak’s Francesca Block sat down with Features Editors Rachel Sturley and Alex Gjaja to discuss the process of their investigation into Princeton’s COVID-19 policy and its alleged impacts on reporting of sexual misconduct. 

PODCAST | November 21

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The women’s soccer team, pictured here, advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament last weekend.
Natalia Maidique / The Daily Princetonian

Women’s soccer knocked out of NCAA tournament in overtime loss to TCU, 3–2

Friday’s loss ends the season for the Tigers, who had won 10 out of their last 11 games and earned an NCAA tournament berth after coming in second in the Ivy League.

Friday’s loss ends the season for the Tigers, who had won 10 out of their last 11 games and earned an NCAA tournament berth after coming in second in the Ivy League.

SPORTS | November 21

José Pablo Fernández García / The Daily Princetonian

The bee's knees: Spelling bees and pop culture

In conversation with Dev Jaiswal ’23, Contributing Writer Clara McWeeny explores what makes spelling bees so compelling and the Scripps National Spelling Bee in particular a cultural force, driving memes and national media attention.

In conversation with Dev Jaiswal ’23, Contributing Writer Clara McWeeny explores what makes spelling bees so compelling and the Scripps National Spelling Bee in particular a cultural force, driving memes and national media attention.

THE PROSPECT | November 21

Morrison Hall, home of the U. undergraduate admissions office.
Nick Donnoli / Office of Communications

Make the decision to get rid of Early Decision

“ Restrictive EA is also the most realistic alternative for colleges to switch to, as many universities will still be concerned with their yield, or the percentage of students who choose to attend the university after being accepted. Harvard and Yale also offer EA; it’s time that the rest of the Ivy League — Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Columbia, and the University of Pennsylvania — as well as other colleges, do the same.”

“Restrictive EA is also the most realistic alternative for colleges to switch to, as many universities will still be concerned with their yield, or the percentage of students who choose to attend the university after being accepted. Harvard and Yale also offer EA; it’s time that the rest of the Ivy League — Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Columbia, and the University of Pennsylvania — as well as other colleges, do the same.”

OPINION | November 21

Morrison Hall, where the Office of Admissions is located
Abby de Riel / The Daily Princetonian

Stanford announces test-optional policy for 2022–23 application cycle

“The Admission Office continues to monitor the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the college admission process during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as it relates to the availability of standardized testing,” Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to The Daily Princetonian.

“The Admission Office continues to monitor the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the college admission process during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly as it relates to the availability of standardized testing,” Deputy University Spokesperson Michael Hotchkiss wrote in an email to The Daily Princetonian.

NEWS | November 21

 “St. Basil’s Cathedral on Red Square in Moscow” by Artem Beliakin / CC BY 1.0

Pushkin not Putin: Depoliticizing the Russian language

“As a Russian heritage speaker I firmly believe that the Russian language has value outside of its strategic positioning as the language of the enemy. Russian — just like every other language — is a language of love and dreams, thought and discovery, culture and art, family and friends. It is a language of living, not of fighting.”

“As a Russian heritage speaker I firmly believe that the Russian language has value outside of its strategic positioning as the language of the enemy. Russian — just like every other language — is a language of love and dreams, thought and discovery, culture and art, family and friends. It is a language of living, not of fighting.”

OPINION | November 21

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Princeton dominates Penn to secure 13th Ivy League title in program history

An explosive second quarter helped Princeton football secured its 13th Ivy League Championship on Saturday with a 31–14 victory over Penn in Philadelphia. 

An explosive second quarter helped Princeton football secured its 13th Ivy League Championship on Saturday with a 31–14 victory over Penn in Philadelphia.  

SPORTS | November 21