Sarah Fillier ’24 of Canada and Sara Cajanova of Czech Republic play in the 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship semifinal.
Photo by Aron Broman/Bildbyran/Sipa USA via AP Images

Canadian ice hockey star Sarah Fillier ’24 was selected by New York as the first pick in this year’s Professional Women’s Hockey League draft. — The New York Post
 
Craig Robinson ’83 and his wife are suing the University School of Milwaukee, alleging it expelled their two children in retaliation for concerns the parents raised over racial stereotypes that appeared in virtual class assignments. — Good Morning America

Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos ’86’s new plan to make the newspaper profitable with new editorial products in service journalism and social media has prompted turmoil. — The New York Times
 
Fox News host Pete Hegseth ’03’s new book The War on Warriors moved more than 60,000 copies in its first week, pushing it to the top of The New York Times’ bestseller list. — Mediaite
 
Graduate transfer Kaitlyn Chen ’24 is already making a splash at UConn, where she’ll play this year for Geno Auriemma, who also coached Chen’s Princeton coach, Carla Berube. — Hartford Courant
 
American Civil Liberties Union director Anthony Romero ’87 said the group is already preparing lawsuits against actions it expects a possible second Trump administration to take, such as crackdowns on unauthorized immigrants and abortion access. — The New York Times
 
In a recently released audio recording, Martha-Ann Alito, wife of Justice Samuel Alito ’72, brought up an 18-year-old “beef” with Washington Post critic Robin Givhan ’86 for taking aim at her clothes during her husband’s confirmation hearings. — The Cut
 
Gregg Lange ’70 and Ray Gibbons ’70 spoke on the BBC’s “Sounds” podcast about the 17-year cicadas that emerged for his class’s graduation. — BBC Sounds 

Dan’l Lewin ’76 is retiring after six years as president and CEO of the Computer History Museum in California. — Yahoo! Finance
 
University of Cape Town Associate Professor Sarah Fawcett *12 will spearhead an effort to investigate oxygen and biogeochemical dynamics along west Africa, part of a five-year, $45 million grant from the Ocean Biogeochemistry Virtual Institute. — University of Cape Town News
 
Anton Treuer ’91 and David Treuer ’92, both college professors known for exploring and reclaiming Ojibwe culture, discussed their latest books. — MPR News
 
U.S. Senate candidate David McCormick *94 *96 “has a donor list chock-full of billionaires that would make any Republican candidate envious,” as he tries to unseat an incumbent democrat in Pennsylvania. — MSN/Bloomberg

“...It does feel as though a shared recognition of our loneliness has finally dawned. And if so, that’s the first step back from the brink.”

— Author and journalist Christine Emba ’10 writing in Wisdom of Crowds.

Marc Knapper ’91’s time as U.S. ambassador to Vietnam is ending after about two years, as President Joe Biden has appointed Kin Moy to the post. — VN Express
 
Lauren Carpenter ’06, co-founder of Salome Chamber Orchestra Inc. and Carpenter Fine Violins and Collectables, LLC, was appointed to the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. — FLgov.org
 
Writer-director David Duchovny ’82’s new film Reverse the Curse about a Red Sox fan with cancer, is “is an offbeat, darkly funny and moving gem.” — Chicago Sun-Times

Democratic pollster Mark Mellman ’78 wrote that “Democrats are no longer the preferred party of the working class,” regardless of how you define “working class.” — The Hill

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