Happening in the World: Kim Jong-un made an unannounced visit to Beijing earlier this week in anticipation of an upcoming summit with the US and South Korea, marking his first international trip since taking power. Kim told Chinese leader Xi Jinping that he is open to dialogue and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, adding confusion to already complex and delicate talks. (NYT)
Happening in the US: All 22 female Senators sent a letter to Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer demanding that they take up legislation to overhaul the Congressional Accountability Act, dealing with sexual harassment complaints on the Hill. This is the kind of bipartisanship we like to see. (NPR)
Happening in NYC: An undocumented Guatemalan woman and her young daughter have become the second family in the city, and around fortieth in the nation, to take up residence in a church in order to receive protection from deportation. Ms. Hernandez vows to stay inside until her immigration status changes, which could take months or years. (NYT)
Happening on Campus: The Diana Center roof is open for business! Starting today, you can head there every Thursday and Friday from 11am to 3pm to hang out, get some work done, and enjoy the weather in an initiative sponsored by SGA.
Word of the Day: Overmorrow, English for “the day after tomorrow” (the day you’re going to start whatever homework assignment you’ve been procrastinating).
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