In a stunning turn of events more shocking than the Dallas Cowboys coaching search, Princeton has agreed in principle to join the B1G Ten Conference, leaving their Ivy League roots behind. The move, set to occur beginning next year, will force Rutgers to play the Tigers every season.
The women’s ice hockey team is ready for the Black Out.
Princeton women’s lacrosse fell to Boston College 17–12 in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals.
Unfortunately, no system will ever be completely fair; if we are to move on, we have to recognize that a change to the system, or even a different solution, will be fair to everyone. That being said, there are ways to respond to a crisis more effectively, and this was not one of them.
As I sit and think about the rewards for spending nearly a quarter of each day putting the paper together, the word that keeps me coming back is “impact.” The days when we are able to publish something that has an impact — that engages students in conversation and maybe even effects change — are the days when I feel most rewarded.
In 2018, the world watched in awe as curling took center stage for the Winter Olympics. Capitalizing on the interest in the sport and a potentially untapped market, the University has decided to add a 36th team to the varsity list, starting in 2019.
The Tigers certainly went down swinging, but unfortunately, a penalty kick effort for the ages was not enough to overcome Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Facing the Wolverines with a chance to advance to play No. 7 Notre Dame, the Ivy League champions fell in penalty kicks on a cold, snowy evening in Ann Arbor.
In a rematch of last year’s ECAC quarterfinal, the Tigers extended their winning streak against Union to three with a thrilling 4–3 overtime victory. Defenseman Derek Topatigh was the hero in OT, while goalie Ryan Ferland kept his team in it with 33 saves. The win vaults Princeton to first in the ECAC standings.
In a game that featured more offense than ever before in the history of Princeton vs. Yale, the Tigers stayed two steps ahead with their dominating ground attack. Forcing four interceptions on defense, the Tigers head home with an Ivy League Title and the promise of the first bonfire in five years.
Princeton leads Yale 42–14 after one half of play at the Yale Bowl