Happening in the World: Austrailian woman Lucy Wieland, age 27, was charged for obtaining $55,000 from fundraising website GoFundMe, after faking that she was diagnosed with cancer. It is currently unclear whether or not her partner is aware of the fraud or if she is suffering from other medical conditions (BBC).
Happening in the US: Trump has threatened to cancel the recent trade deal with Mexico, as well as withhold aid to Central American countries if the new migrant caravan of thousands, originating from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, reaches the United States (CNN).
Happening in NYC: On Thursday, an unloaded .32-caliber pistol was discovered in the bathroom of Public School 5, a Brooklyn Elementary School. Police found the gun a few hours after a student with a BB gun had caused a lockdown at A. Philip Randolph Campus High School in Harlem (NY Daily News).
Happening on Campus: Kick off Homecoming Weekend right and go to the Homecoming Yard Show! Come to Low Plaza at 6 pm tonight and see Greek organizations showcase their history through various performances. Hot chocolate and Dunkin’ Donuts will be served!
Meal Recommendation of the Week: Gummy bears and coffee from JJ’s at 12 am. Honestly, this is probably the healthiest choice I’ve made during midterm season.
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