Edward Felsenthal ’88
Peter Hapak, courtesy of Time
Less than a week after Time magazine’s sale to Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne Benioff, editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal ’88 was named chief executive of the publication. He will continue to serve as editor-in-chief. — The Wall Street Journal
Author Katie Kitamura ’99, whose novel A Separation is the November pick of the PBS NewsHour–New York Times book club, talks about her writing routine and her favorite childhood book in a recent Q&A. — PBS NewsHour

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa ’86, a leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, and her news site Rappler are being charged with tax evasion, less than a year after the government tried to revoke Rappler’s operating license. — The New York Times

Bronze Star recipient Gerald Sorell ’50 *51 was among the veterans honored at a Veterans Day service in Montclair, N.J. — NJ.com

Rochester Institute of Technology President David Munson *79 announced an expansion of the university’s mental-health treatment services in the wake of a student’s suicide in late October. — Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Dr. Catherine Slemp ’84, a public-health consultant, will serve as West Virginia’s interim state health officer. — Charleston Gazette-Mail
Dartmouth College professor Randall Balmer ’85 writes about right-wing commentator David Horowitz’s recent visit to Dartmouth and the absence of radicalism on contemporary college campuses. — Valley News


PAW published a recap of alumni in congressional and statewide electionslast week. The links below feature Princetonians in state and local races.
Democrat Maria Horn ’86 won Connecticut’s 64th house district by 65 votes, unseating State Rep. Brian Ohler. — Republican-American
Longtime West Virginia State legislator Sen. Charles Trump IV ’82, a Republican, won re-election in the state’s 15th district. — Morgan Messenger

“Jared said, ‘I would love to be governor of Colorado.’ ... We were all, what, 21, 22 years old, and I definitely teased him for that. But really I was impressed that he had that vision for himself.”

— Sue Suh ’96 recalling her friend Jared Schutz Polis ’96’s response when a Princeton professor asked about his future plans. Last week, Polis was elected governor of Colorado. Read more in The Colorado Independent. 

Democrat Zach Wahls *18, known for his ardent defense of LGBTQ rights, was elected a lawmaker in Iowa’s 37th senate district, making him one of the youngest people to ever serve in the Iowa Senate. — HuffPost
Iowa State Sen. Herman Quirmbach *83 will be one of Wahls’ Democratic colleagues, after winning re-election in the 23rd district. — Ames Tribune
Montana State Sen. Brian Hoven ’63, a Republican, won re-election in the state’s 13th district. — KRTV
Connecticut State Sen. L. Scott Frantz ’82, a five-term incumbent, narrowly lost his re-election bid. — Greenwich Time
Della au Belatti ’96, a Democratic member of Hawaii’s House of Representatives, will serve as majority leader in the upcoming legislative session. — Hawaii News Now

Democrat Satana Deberry ’91, who defeated an incumbent in a primary election last May, won the district-attorney election in Durham, N.C., running unopposed in the general election. — Duke Chronicle
Austin Mayor Steve Adler ’78, a Democrat, won a second four-year term, earning 59 percent of the vote in a seven-candidate field. — KUT Radio