In this week’s edition:
Liberty U. students forced to attend Cruz announcement… NBA Commish talks race and activism… historic Pton Women’s Basketball… the football team goes to Japan
Washington Post – Liberty University students say they were required to attend Ted Cruz speech – Ally Markovich ’17
Ted Cruz announced his presidential campaign to 11,000 students at Liberty University. The catch: they had to be there. Ally investigates a mixture of religion and politics that made some students uneasy.
The Princeton Packet – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver supports political activism of players – Spencer Parts ’17
The Commissioner spoke alongside Knicks GM Steve Mills, and former Oregon State Head Coach Craig Robinson. He said that he supports player activism, but dodged some of Professor Eddie Glaude’s more pointed questions on race in the NBA.
WHYY Philadelphia – Princeton University’s Women’s Basketball Team heads into NCAA tournament undefeated – Anna Windemuth ’17
A throwback to a time when hope sprung eternal. The team’s run ended at the hands of no. 1 seeded Maryland, which just advanced to the final four, but 31 – 1 isn’t bad. Anna recaps what brought them there.
Princeton Football Blog – Princeton University dominates Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan – Rebeccah Barger ’18
The Princeton football team spent its spring break in Japan, capping its trip with a 36-7 victory over the national college team there. The “Legacy Bowl” victory left the Tigers confident for their Sept. 19 opener vs Lafayette College.