Republican candidate for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate Dave McCormick *94 *96 talks to supporters during his returns watch party in the Pennsylvania primary election May 17, 2022, in Pittsburgh.
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David McCormick *94 *96, one of the frontrunners campaigning for a U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania, debated the other four Republicans in the race in Harrisburg. — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As hate crimes against Asian Americans increased sharply in recent years, author and activist Helen Zia ’73 said more people have recognized the problem — and some leaders have responded with legislative action. — The Guardian

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester *85 said she favors a “deliberative” approach to raising interest rates to fight inflation but opposed a peer’s proposal of a 75-basis-point hike at one meeting. — CNBC

“It was kind of a blubbering mess, walking through the line of alums. I’ve just been so grateful, and humbled, and honored to be your coach. … You all are in my heart.”

— Retiring women’s lacrosse coach Chris Sailer h’74, addressing current and past players after her final regular-season home game, a win over Yale April 30. —

New Yorker editor and New Jersey native David Remnick ’81 will deliver the commencement address at Rutgers University May 15. —

Women’s basketball alumna Addie Micir ’11 was named head coach at Lehigh University, where she’s been an assistant since 2019. — The Morning Call

Will Venable ’05 made his major-league managerial debut for the Boston Red Sox, on a temporary basis, after the team’s regular manager, Alex Cora, tested positive for COVID-19. — CBS Boston

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