Skip to content

Student Escapades

The decade of the 1960's witnessed the high water mark of student hijinks at Princeton. Outstanding among them are the "theft" of the cannon buried near the entrance of Whig Hall, and the admission of Joseph D. Oznot into the great class of 1968. But the holy grail of Princeton escapades, likely the greatest college prank of all time, occurred on a spring morning in 1963, when undergrads held up Princeton's Dinkey.