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Cadet Eliza Ewing ’20.
Photo Credit: Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

‘Preparing for the battlefield’: Athletics and leadership in ROTC

They woke up as first-years and seniors, history majors and engineers, Oklahomans and Connecticut natives. They pulled on standard-issue shirts, shorts, socks, strapped on their running watches. Some of them double-checked to make sure their shaves were clean. And somewhere in the walk from each of their dorms to Jadwin Gym, that group of individual students became something else entirely: a platoon of Army cadets. 

FEATURES | 11/15/2019

The rafters above Princeton’s Jadwin Gym.
Photo Credit: Jonathan Schilling / Wikimedia Commons

Examining compensation to college athletes

Ultimately, the arguments that defend the status quo in college sports reflect only a single viewpoint. Often, they fail to consider what profiting from one’s own likeness or from ticket sales could do for athletes who may not be able to reach professional level but still face the pressure of supporting their family, maintaining a very limited education, and finding time for physical and mental health.

SPORTS | 11/13/2019

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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

First-year Ryan Neapole.
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No. 18 Princeton men’s water polo to play final two games before NWPC tournament

The Princeton men’s water polo team is preparing for two games in its home DeNunzio Pool this Saturday, Nov. 9, a day dedicated to celebrating its seniors. These games are the last before the NWPC Tournament from Nov. 22–24 and could potentially be the Tigers’ last home game of the season. Princeton is currently No. 20. 

SPORTS | 11/07/2019