The illusion of social progress that has often accompanied Europe has steadily been challenged by a number of racist incidents in the arena of European soccer. Though this is not a new phenomenon (and is certainly not confined to Europe), a recent slew of fan abuse toward players of color will hopefully cause soccer institutions to finally get serious.
On Friday night, Princeton was defeated by No. 4 Cornell (11–1–1, 7–0–1) 5–1 but made a comeback the next day against Colgate, overcoming them in the third period and winning 7–5. The Tigers will play Ohio State next weekend in Las Vegas, NV.
Princeton men’s basketball (1–6) entered Wednesday night’s game at Drexel (5–4) looking to build off the momentum generated over its past two games, a near-upset over Arizona State and a win over Bucknell.
Three Princeton Tigers representing the men’s and women’s cross country teams qualified for the NCAA championships. Senior Conor Lundy and junior Melia Chittenden battled against the fiercest competition from across the country. First-year Camren Fischer did not participate in the meet after learning only several days beforehand of a likely stress fracture in his femur.
On Nov. 30, 2018 on the road, the unranked underdogs of Princeton wrestling took down a powerhouse: the no. 8 Mountain Hawks. Since then, one question has plagued the Tigers, their fans, and their adversaries: could Princeton do it again? Answer: yes.