Bwoglines: Summer In February Edition
Written by Zoe Sottile
Happening in the World: After yet another attack from Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram, over 90 schoolgirls are missing from the northeastern state of Yobe, Nigeria. If confirmed, their abduction would be one of the largest since Boko Haram kidnapped over 270 schoolgirls in 2014. (Reuters International)
Happening in the U.S.: The Florida House of Representative convened on Tuesday to consider several issues. While they chose not to consider the bill banning the sale of assault weapons, they did successfully pass a bill declaring pornography a “public health risk”. Great priorities, Florida. (The Washington Post)
Happening in NYC: In news that is almost too good to be true, a food deliveryman named Bruce Lee got lost and ended up in Lincoln Tunnel during rush hour. Unfortunately, things didn’t reach a cinematic conclusion for this Bruce Lee: he was arrested for carrying a dagger. (New York Daily News)
Happening on Campus: Columbia University Amnesty International is hosting a screening of These Streets Are Watching, CopWatch’s seminal documentary on police brutality. Check it out in Hamilton 616 at 8 pm.
Tinder Pickup Line of the Day: “Im from Argentina im leaving tomorrow. Do you want to send nudes?”
Image via Keesler Air Force Base.
Tags: amnesty international, bwoglines, FLORIDA, i grew up in florida and they deadass brought in baby gators for us to meet when i was in the first grade, it seemed especially fitting in florida, maybe zoos do that everywhere?, poor bruce lee, that documentary actually sounds so cool, why were you carrying a dagger