In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, the Princetonian suggests students start making their own beds on Sundays, a new highway cuts Nassau Street’s traffic in half, and more.
November 12, 1941—Noting that the staff is not being paid well and will not be given any raises while the University is operating at a loss, the Princetonian suggests students start making their own beds on Sundays so the janitors can begin to have one full day off per week.
November 13, 1998—Princeton is offering its first online class, “Demonization of the Other: Ethnic Conflict in the Balkans.”
November 15, 1965—Princeton University announces that tuition will increase by $200 next year, for a total annual cost of $1,950, making it the second most expensive college in the Ivy League (Brown’s tuition is $2,000 per year).
November 17, 1928—A new highway connecting New York to Philadelphia opens, cutting traffic on Nassau Street in half.
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