Bwoglines: Hurricanes And School Bus Strikes Edition
Written by Zoe Ewing
Happening in the World: A Saudi journalist’s disappearance has caused international outcry. Jamal Khashoggi has been missing since October 2nd and has been a vocal critic of conservativism in Saudi Arabia. (The Globe and Mail)
Happening in the US: Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida yesterday, causing mass destruction. Governor Rick Scott described it as “the worst storm that the Florida Panhandle has ever seen.” (New York Times)
Happening in NYC: School bus drivers in NYC have voted to authorize a strike to protest recent disputes over worker contracts. The last school bus driver strike in the city was in 2013. (NY Daily News)
Happening on campus: “Notes from the Field: Human Rights Summer Internship Panel” at 12:30 pm in Riverside Interchurch Center, Room 320C. Hosted by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, this event will delve into student’s internship experiences in the human rights and nonprofit sectors. Free pizza!
Overheard: “The jig is up! Trick or treat!”
Place to nap today: The IAB library has some really comfy chairs. It also has cool spots to watch the news and nap right outside the library in the main building.
Magic school bus via Public Domain Pictures