NEWS: USG votes to alter meeting attendance policies, hears SHARE initiatives

By ANNA MAZARAKIS
Staff Writer

USG officers voted to make constitutional changes that would alter the existing officer attendance policies for meetings of the Student Groups Recognition Committee and heard a presentation about new initiatives to educate students about sexual assault on campus at Sunday evening’s meeting.

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NEWS: Princeton Mobile to replace iPrinceton as mobile resource for U. information

Marcelo Rochabrun for The Daily Princetonian

By PAUL PHILLIPS
Contributor

Princeton Mobile, a new mobile website containing interactive information about the University for students, faculty, staff and visitors, will replace the current iPrinceton mobile app, the Office of Information Technology announced.

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SPORTS: Men’s volleyball: Princeton falls short against No. 13 Penn State in Dillon Gymnasium

BY JAY DESSY
Staff Writer

After taking the first set 25-20, the men’s volleyball team kept the pressure on Penn State in the second as they pulled ahead to a 16-11 lead. The Tigers had good ball movement, strong defense and consistent serving that controlled the tempo of the game. Behind an energetic home crowd in Dillon Gymnasium, Princeton seemed poised to upset the 13th-ranked Nittany Lions. However, the upset attempt ultimately fell short.

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SPORTS: Men’s swimming: Young team places 6 in top 30 at NCAA championships

BY ANNA MAZARAKIS
Contributor

The men’s swimming team left the three-day NCAA Championship Saturday without scoring any points but ready to get to work to make it back next year.

The Tigers (6-2 overall, 5-2 Ivy League) sent a young squad to Indianapolis that included sophomores Connor Maher, Michael Strand and Harrison Wagner and freshmen Byron Sanborn, Sandy Bole and Teo D’Alessandro.

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OPINION: On faith and love

BY LEA TRUSTY
Columnist

History is being made. I would say you would have to be living in a bubble to not know about the Supreme Court’s examinations of Prop. 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. But even in a bubble like ours, it would be virtually impossible to not know at least something about what’s happening — you’ve either seen many friends’ Facebook profile pictures change to an equal sign, seen talks and coverage on the news in Frist or witnessed the ongoing cases through another form of media. An argument as central as same-sex marriage is pervasive even here because its outcome will so greatly affect the future for LGBTQ Princetonians and allies.

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NEWS: Diamond remembered as “great force” in transforming CJL

By LOULLY SANEY
Staff Writer

Former Executive Director of the Center for Jewish Life Rabbi James S. Diamond, who died on Thursday, was admired by friends, colleagues and relatives for his ability to bring together Jewish individuals of all backgrounds.

Diamond died in a triple-car accident about one mile from campus. He was 74. Continue reading

NEWS: U. admission figures show increasing selectivity, influence of diversity agenda

By SARAH CEN
Staff Writer

A record-low of 7.29 percent — or 1,931 of the applicants — were admitted to the University for the Class of 2017 on March 28. An analysis of admission statistics released by the Office of Admission between 2003 and 2013 reveals the increasing selectivity of the University’s admission process, which is largely in line with the falling admissions rates at other Ivy League institutions.

By Helen Yao and Sara Good, Design Editor and Design Staffer

By Helen Yao and Sara Good, Design Editor and Design Staffer

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SPORTS: WLAX: Tigers upset No. 11 Big Red in Ithaca

BY BETH GARCIA
Senior Writer

The women’s lacrosse team stunned No. 11 Cornell on Saturday, winning its first road game of the year and staying perfect in the Ivy League as it defeated a top-20 opponent for the second time this season. The Tigers (6-3 overall, 3-0 Ivy League) extended their win streak to three games and remain undefeated in conference play, tied in first place with Dartmouth and Penn. Despite trailing 8-7 at halftime, the Tigers rallied and came out strong in the second half, scoring five unanswered goals and holding Cornell (6-3, 2-2) scoreless for almost 20 minutes.

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