Tag: Beer Jackets

  • This Week in Princeton History for July 18-24

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a material shortage forever alters a Princeton tradition, an alum is forced to take charge, and more. July 20, 1943—Due to shortages of the material needed, all members of the Class of 1945 who want beer jackets must have registered their requests already. No unregistered student will […]

  • This Week in Princeton History for June 28-July 4

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, a London magazine notes the impact of Prohibition on Princetonians, Yale offers condolences on the death of a rising senior, and more. June 29, 1869—The American Whig Society celebrates its centennial. July 2, 1927—The […]

  • This Week in Princeton History for April 12-18

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, women’s tennis plays its first game, violence breaks out over fashion, and more. April 12, 1971—Women’s tennis plays its first game, defeating Penn 5-to-1. April 14, 1947—As the New Jersey telephone workers strike enters […]