Happening in the World: Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, reported she would not testify in a public hearing unless the FBI first investigates her allegations. The GOP will most likely continue to move forward with Kavanaugh’s confirmation, claiming Ford had the chance to testify and failed to do so (CNN).
Happening in the US: After Hurricane Florence ripped through North Carolina last week, many residents are left stranded and homeless. While past hurricanes have caused significant damage, the situation in North Carolina is different in that many of the homes and buildings damaged were owned locally and in small towns. Such areas include Wilmington and Fayetteville, where there are less than 1,500 available apartment units (Wall Street Journal).
Happening in NYC: Are you tired of seeing drab construction and menacing scaffolding on your walk throughout the city? Well, you’re in luck! The City’s Department of Cultural Affairs announced a new initiative to beautify city construction sites with art from local artists and support from non-profits (Vox Media).
Happening on Campus: Film Screening and discussion of the film Love Me is happening in Deutsches Haus, 420 W. 116 St, hosted by the Ukrainian Film Club. The film is about a Turkish man, a Ukrainian woman, love, and sex tourism. What could be better?
Restaurant of the Day: The Salty Splatoon
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