Tag: Princeton Traditions

  • Princeton’s Bulletin Elm

    By Zachary Bampton ’20 with April C. Armstrong *14 On September 29, 1882, one writer for the Princetonian (then published every other week rather than daily) remarked that the Bulletin Elm was “fast filling out its days” and would soon be “a thing of the past”. Almost 140 years later, few remember the role the […]

  • This Week in Princeton History for September 16-22

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, a longstanding but dangerous tradition comes to an end, a sophomore writes to his mother about attending Aaron Burr’s funeral, and more. September 19, 1990—Students nab the Nassau Hall clapper for the last time.