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Bwoglines: Another Day Of Protesting Edition

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Happening in the World: Turkey has issued a warrant for the arrest of a US consulate worker, the second case this week. Turkey has claimed that the workers have alleged ties to the 2016 attempted coup, as well as have negatively impacted their economy. (BBC)

Happening in the US: Trump issued a list of demands to Congress in exchange for saving the DACA program, including the construction of the US-Mexico border wall, the hiring of thousands of new immigration officers, and stricter regulations for sanctuary cities. (NY Times)

Happening in NYC: The annual Columbus Day parade will occur in Midtown Manhattan today, expecting to draw

over one million spectators. Controversy has arisen over this year’s event, as activists have called for the celebration of Indigenous People’s Day, as well as the removal of the Columbus statue located in Columbus Circle. (Patch)

Happening on Campus: As a continuation to the protests against CUCR’s “Free Speech Month,” the Muslim Students Association is hosting a program entitled “Tommy Robinson Exposed: CUCR’s Islamophobic Speaker,” held in the Earl Hall Auditorium at 7 PM. Robinson is one of CUCR’s controversial individuals who will be speaking on campus this week.

Overseen: A girl putting Sriracha in her coffee… we need to talk.

What I’m Listening to Today: Don’t Speak – No Doubt

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1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

    Columbia was so wrong to end mandatory professor retirement. No one over seevty should be allowed to vote, drive or teach. Trumps grumps prove it.

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