As they disbanded the independent editorial board for publishing editorials dissenting from the Progressive Social Justice Warrior party-line.
The first conservative-leaning editorial that caused controversy came last fall, when the board criticized the womenâ€™s center for programming that solely advanced a radical feminist ideology.
Sarah Sakha, the current editor in chief of the Princetonian who led the decision to disband the board, had written an op-ed at the time denouncing the boardâ€™s criticism.
â€œThe Board fails to acknowledge and recognize the valid intersectionality of racism and sexism. In fact, by branding such programming as singularly liberal, the Board perpetuates the harmful politicization of basic questions of human dignity and identity, which lie at the core of these issues,â€ Sakha wrote last fall.
Sakha, who also contributed to the Princeton Progressive, the Ivy League institutionâ€™s left-leaning political publication, became editor in chief of the mainstream Princetonian in February of this year.
Since then, the independent editorial board continued to publish right-of-center opinions.
In March, an editorial agreed upon by a majority of the board defended free speech and critiqued â€œcollective punishmentâ€ in the wake of a scandal in which the menâ€™s swimming and diving team was suspended for â€œseveral materialsâ€ deemed â€œvulgar and offensive, as well as misogynistic and racist in nature. …