Happening In The World: Yesterday, Turkey’s defense minister announced that the Turkish army would begin attacking US-backed Kurdish militias in Afrin, in the north of Syria. These attacks could further destabilize an already war-torn region. (New York Times)
Happening In The US: The federal government has shut down after a temporary solution failed to clear a 60-vote threshold before midnight last night. Congress will reconvene today to try and prevent the shutdown from extending into Monday. (Washington Post)
Happening In NYC: There is a second women’s march today, starting with a rally in Central Park at 11:30 am. About a year ago, 400,000 people marched in protest of Trump and the hateful ideologies he represents. Today’s march seeks to continue that momentum. (Pix 11)
Happening On Campus: Both men’s and women’s basketball will play their conference home openers. Both games will be held in Levien; the women’s at 4:00 pm and the men’s at 7:00 pm.
Overheard: “Chekhov plays are all the same.”
Cute YouTube Video Of The Day: Watch a Golden Retriever compete against a German Shepard in a spaghetti eating contest.
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