OceanGate CEO and co-founder Stockton Rush ’84 speaks in front of a projected image of the wreck of the ocean liner SS Andrea Doria during a presentation on June 13, 2016.
AP Photo/Bill Sikes

Stockton Rush ’84’s deep-sea tourism company, OceanGate Expeditions, took its first group of tourists 2.4 miles underwater to visit the Titanic. OceanGate also took the first high-resolution 8K video of the ship. — The New York Times
Journalist Maria Ressa ’86 and fellow 2021 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dmitry Muratov presented a 10-point manifesto in Oslo calling on governments to stop the online disinformation proliferating under major tech companies’ business models. — The Guardian
Andrew Weissmann ’80, who served as a senior prosecutor in the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, discussed the FBI’s search for documents at Mar-a-Lago. — The New York Times
When Greg Rosalsky *13’s beloved but beat-up 1999 Toyota Tacoma was stolen in San Francisco, he did some research into the history of anti-theft technology.  — NPR Planet Money

Elizabeth Bailey *72, who helped deregulate airlines and was the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton, died in August at age 83. — The Washington Post

“And we who see the crime
Turning away and losing hope
Must continue to bear witness and speak out
Not letting the boot of hate kill the flowers
But embracing, teaching, and living love.”

— A poem about peace that Carol Obertubbesing ’73, one of the first women at Princeton, called her response to the daily news. — Northern Public Radio

Dan Bouk *09’s new book, Democracy’s Data, is a “playful” dive into 1940 U.S. census data that “makes the dull old census a feast for the senses.” — The New York Times
In April, Ralph Nader ’55 started a new print newspaper called Capitol Hill Citizen aimed at covering topics the press corps overlooks: corporate influence and corruption in government, erosion of congressional power, and failures of the mainstream media. — Politico
Jay Famiglietti *92, executive director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan, discussed droughts in the West and what should be done. — Connecticut Public Radio
Randy Altschuler ’93’s Xometry Inc. will pay tuition for 57 students to learn skills for technical jobs this fall at a Maryland community college, part of an initiative give scholarships to about 250 manufacturing students nationwide. — WBAL

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