The men’s ice hockey team continued its stellar season this past weekend with a victory over Norwich University that will send them to the Division III Frozen Four this weekend in Minneapolis. The Jeffs will play Wisconsin-Stevens Point for a sport in the national championships. Trinity College and Adrian College will play on the other side of the bracket.

It's been three years since the Green Amherst Project first asked the board of the trustees to divest Amherst's $2.1 billion endowment from the coal industry. In that time, the divestment movement has expanded to over 300 universities and numerous religious institutions, foundations and cities; the list of organizations already divested includes institutions both large and small, ranging from Stanford University and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund to the town of Amherst, Massachusetts. The divestment campaign at Amherst College has grown at a similar pace.

In her latest op-ed in the New York Times, Judith Shulevitz identifies a recent trend in colleges towards sanitizing intellectual spaces (or as she more bluntly puts it, “hiding from scary ideas”). Shulevitz is one in a rising number of voices fighting back against what they perceive to be the excessive political correctness that has the university and, more broadly, spaces for thought.