In the Nation’s Service: A New Generation of Veterans on Campus

Produced by Erica Dugué, Kayla Memis, and Alice Maiden

This January, five U.S. veterans mark the end of their first-year fall semester, making the Class of 2021 the first class with multiple U.S. veterans in the 21st century. In Fall 2018, the University will re-initialize their transfer program, accepting students who have previously been enrolled in higher education including, hopefully, veterans. Princeton has long been behind the other Ivies in welcoming veterans, but has been trying to diversify the student body by bringing in students from different backgrounds of education and service. 1080princeton profiled Christopher Wilson, Tyler Eddy (Teddy), and Brendan O’Hara, three first-years who previously served in the U.S. military.

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7 x 9: SPEAR Performance Protest

Produced by Alice Maiden

On Thursday, October 12th and Friday, October 13th, Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) held its annual performance protest in which students occupied a 7′ x 9′ space for 23 hours, representing the 23 hours a day that many incarcerated people are held in 7 x 9 cells. 46 students and faculty participated.

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Breaking Bicker: St. Archibald’s League

By Peter HyungJun Yoon

On the evening of Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Campus Club became an unusual hotspot for students heading down Prospect Avenue. A group of students protesting bicker, a huge white poster insisting “Bicker St. Archibald’s League!” and a bouncer all were novel additions to the usually empty club at night.

Club Revolución and St. Archibald’s League are student groups formed as a response to the traditional and selective admissions process— known as “bicker” — that certain eating clubs undergo every February. The students hope to end the bicker process, arguing that it is an “elitist and separationist practice.”
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Inglorious Bouncers

By Angélica María Vielma

Almost every weekend, rain or shine, Princeton students slowly but surely make their way to Prospect Avenue.  Though each club has its own unique reputation and stereotype, every student has come in contact with the constant presence of club security guards.  Most students call them bouncers, some call them friends.  Out of the eleven clubs on the Street, 1080Princeton visited the security guards of the self-proclaimed Glorious Tiger Inn to speak to them about Princeton students, State Night, and cigars.

“Hey man, have a good night.”
“Have a good night.”

Angélica María Vielma - Inglorious Bouncers
Every bouncer has a khaki-colored windbreaker that reads SECURITY across the back of their shoulders in tall, green letters.  The jackets are also embroidered with each bouncer’s name on the right side of their chest and a decorative embellishment that reads Tiger Inn Security over their hearts.

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