In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, Langston Hughes recites poetry, a third of the women in the Graduate School drop out, and more.
March 19, 1877—At a temperance meeting on campus, nine students sign a pledge to abstain from alcohol.
March 22, 1928—Langston Hughes recites poetry in Alexander Hall.
March 23, 1987—Dragoljub Cetkovic, a former Princeton University graduate student, confesses to poisoning a tea bag at a local grocery store.
March 25, 1963—The Daily Princetonian reports that a third of the female students in the Graduate School are dropping out.
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