Apr

12

Bwoglines: Adios Paul Ryan Edition

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He has dead eyes.

Happening in the World: An Algerian military plane crashed near the capital, leaving 257 people dead in the country’s deadliest plane crash on record. Among these casualties are military personnel and their families, crew members, and passengers from Western Sahara. The cause of the crash is still be investigated. (BBC)

Happening in the US: Paul Ryan has announced he will not be running for reelection in the 2018 midterm election, saying that he has left a legacy behind in the new Republican tax law and he hopes to spend more time with his family. More than 40 Congressional Republicans have made similar announcements, 0pening the door for a potential wave of Democratic gains in the House. (Vox)

Happening in NYC: A judicial commission has recommended the removal of Queens judge Terrence O’Connor, citing a habitual mistreatment of lawyers, abuse of power, failure to follow the law, and failure to cooperate with the investigation into his conduct. (NYT)

Happening on Campus: Ecoreps annual Greenfest takes place tomorrow on Low Plaza! From 5 to 7 pm tomorrow, you can stop by for food, games, and giveaways: including t-shirts, mugs, free Dig Inn, and free smoothie bike smoothies, in celebration of green organizations and initiatives on campus.

Word of the Day: Loisible, a French adjective that means a freedom to choose. You’re free not to go to class, but with finals so close, you probably should.

soon to be former speaker via Wikimedia Commons

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