Old Nassau's Lyrical Change
In 1987 the lyrics of Princeton's Alma Mater were subtly but importantly changed to acknowledge co-education, which had been introduced in 1969. In the refrain, the phrase "my boys" was changed to "we sing," and "Her sons" to "Our hearts." Below are the two complete refrains.
In praise of Old Nassau, my boys,
In praise of Old Nassau, we sing,
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