Happening Around the World: The Syrian government has received international criticism after being accused of killing dozens of civilians in Douma in a recent chemical attack. (NPR)
Happening in the US: A Florida woman recently claimed during her arrest for cocaine possession that it was the “wind” that “blew it in her purse” that was located in her car. I can’t make this up. (The Times Picayune)
Happening in the City: One of Bill DeBlasio’s aides, serving as the deputy director of the Office of Criminal Justice in New York City was arrested for having a loaded handgun in her vehicle upon being stopped by the police in Queens. (NBC New York)
Happening on Campus: Today marks the beginning of the scheduled programming for Academic Freedom Week. Check here for more information regarding the events for the day!
Weather: Partly cloudy with a high of 47 F / 8 C. It’s cold now, but it’s slowly warming up! Spring is here!
Artist of the Week: Pop Art is always a good go-to answer when someone asks what your favorite style of modern art is! Artists in this time period that I would recommend are Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein (of course), Yayoi Kusama, Jasper Johns, and John Cage!
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