Happening Around the World: 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winners have released a joint statement warning the world’s leaders of the dangers of nuclear weapons and its potential effects if even one is detonated. The driving force behind the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, this group’s haunting message is simple: countries must eliminate their weapons or face “mutual destruction.” (CNN)
Happening in the U.S.: With over 230,000 acres of burned landscape, Southern California’s Thomas fire is now the fifth-largest wildfire in recorded Californian history. The fire has hit multiple parts of North Los Angeles County and Ventura County, burning hundreds of structures. (LA Times)
Happening in NYC: Undergoing a massive sexual harrassment investigation, the NYC Ballet company has appointed an interim team to manage the company for the time being. This comes after 71-year old ballet master Peter Martins was accused of sexual harassment by an anonymous source. (CNN)
Happening on Campus: Need some time to destress from the pressures of finals and papers? XMAS! 12: Tis The Treason is the right event for you! Come see Columbia’s nondenominational holiday celebration that is fully written by students. There will be two showings at 7 PM and 10 PM in Roone Arledge Auditorium.
Overseen on Campus: A confused Californian who walked outside of John Jay Hall Sunday afternoon and was confused why there was still snow on the ground. (It was me)
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