Names in the news

i-cb871462d587ce5377455ff9e2535dd3-wb_alumni.jpgRepublican Chris Cox ’01, the son of New York GOP chairman Ed Cox ’68 and grandson of President Richard Nixon, announced Jan. 28 that he is running for Congress in New York’s first congressional district. [FoxNews]

Golf Magazine published a Jan. 18 feature story about Rick Hyde ’75 and Burton Smith ’77, the Ivy League’s first African-American golfers. [Golf.com]

A Jan. 24 New York Times article marked the 35th anniversary of the 1975 NHL All-Star Game, where hockey reporter Robin Herman ’73 became one of the first two women to be granted entry to the locker rooms of a North American pro sports league. [The New York Times]

Sports Illustrated profiled Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ross Ohlendorf ’05 — “just another Princeton-educated rancher who throws in the mid-90s and fell one question short of acing the math SAT.” [Sports Illustrated]

Jeylan Erman ’08, a high school teacher in New Orleans, was featured in an online series about Teach for America (video below). PAW readers may remember Erman from a July 2009 feature story about recent alumni in Teach for America. [LearningMatters.tv]