Bwoglines: Uncertainties Edition
Written by Timmy Wu
Happening in the world: French voters are choosing their presidents today! By 12:00 local time, only 28.2% has voted. While the vote will not end until 19:00, the turn-out rate by far is said to be lower than previous elections, which might hurt the chances of the liberal centrist candidate, Emmanuel Macron. (BBC)
Happening in the nation: Under attack for making trans-phobia comments in the past, Donald Trump’s pick for Army Secretary, Mark Green, withdrew his nomination, saying that his “life of public service and … Christian beliefs have been mischaracterized…” (BBC)
Happening in NYC: The Metropolitan Museum of Art filed a petition to the city to charge non-New Yorkers mandatory admission fee. (NBC NYC)
Happening on campus: On Wednesday, President of Ezidi Relief Fund, Lucy Usoyan, Head of Office of United Nations University, James Cockayne and other human rights specialists will come to IAB from 12 pm to 1:30 pm to discuss “Human Slavery and Trafficking in Conflict Zone“.
This video of a baby struggling to walk on ice is probably a fitting depiction of many of us: