If you were wondering what the commotion is on Low Plaza right now, it’s the Occupy CU Student Worker Picnic. Today is the National Day of Action for Education and workers, students, professors, and community members are encouraged to voice concerns over the state of education. Free pizza, bagels, and potluck are advertised for protestors. At 1 pm the group will be heading to Brooklyn to join other student protestors. Tipsters report drum banging and bell jingling.
The Grammys were last night! Adele learned you can take an awful break-up and parlay it into 6 awards, viewers learned who
Bonny Bear Bon Iver is, and Nicki Minaj pissed off Italian grandmothers everywhere. (Reuters, Fox News)
Students learning numbers have even more job opportunities—humanities majors are learning how to more convincingly give an outward shrug while having an internal panic attack. (NY Times)
On a more serious note, Greece is learning that avoiding a default is a tough battle. The passing of heavy austerity measures by the Greek Parliament led to violent riots in Athens and other cities. (CNN)
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