john bello, A68, the founder of SoBe beverages, has introduced
the Firefighter Brand, a new line of firefighter-themed foods.
Among the products offered are potato chips, soda, and bottled
water dubbed Hydrant Water. The soft drinks sport names like “Incendiary
Citrus” and “Courageous Cola.” Bello has
promised 25 percent of Firefighter Brand’s net profit
will be donated to firefighter-related charities. Plans are
under way to take the brand nationwide within the year.
niels mueller, A83, screened his film The
Assassination of Richard Nixon at the Cannes and Toronto film festivals.
The film, written and directed by Mueller, is set in 1974
and tells the true story of a man who attempts to fly an
airplane into the White House after being turned down for
a small-business loan. Sean Penn plays the lead. Mueller
recently co-wrote the screenplay 13
Going on 30.
In a closely watched race, carl sciortino,
incumbent Vincent Ciampa for a seat as a Massachusetts state
representative. The first-time politician won by 117 votes
to represent neighborhoods of Medford and Somerville in Massachusetts’ 34th
Middlesex District. Sciortino, who is openly gay, received
national attention for his support of gay marriage in Massachusetts;
his opponent was in support of a bill to ban it.
Other Tufts graduates who won seats in the November election
Democrat Phil Bartlett, A98,
elected to the Maine State Senate.
Republican Jeb Bradley, A74,
of New Hampshire, reelected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Republican Scott Brown, A81,
returned to the Massachusetts State Senate.
Democrat Peter DeFazio, A69,
of Oregon, reelected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Democrat Michael Festa, A76,
reelected a Massachusetts state representative for the
32nd Middlesex District.
Democrat Frank Hornstein, A85,
elected a Minnesota state representative.
Democrat Cynthia McKinney, F79,
of Georgia, regained the seat she had lost in 2002 in the
U.S. House of Representatives.
Democrat Frank Pallone Jr., F74,
of New Jersey, releected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
wendie stabler, J80, was named by Delaware
Today as a “Power
Attorney” in their annual issue honoring 75 attorneys.
Stabler was chosen for her work in zoning/land use law. She
is a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware, office of Saul
dr. lisa thebner, J92, appeared on an episode of 60
Minutes II in October. The Manhattan pediatrician was interviewed
for a story on parents who choose not to vaccinate their