Lions are making political waves: Beto O’Rourke ’95 (D-Texas) officially filed to challenge Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for his Senate seat in 2018. Sara Jacobs ’11, who worked for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, announced on November 16 her campaign for Congress in California’s 49th district.
On November 16, Joanne Kwong ’97 unveiled the new Chelsea Market location of famed Asian goods store Pearl River Mart; she was featured on a November 21 Wall Street Journal podcast, “The Rise of Experiential Retail” speaking about small businesses (hear her at the 17:00 mark).
DANIELLA ZALCMAN ’09
On November 30, Vulture announced that Jenny Slate ’04 has signed with publishing house Little, Brown to write a collection of feminist fables, scheduled for release in 2019.