Happening in the World: Asia Bibi, a woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan, was acquitted on Wednesday by the nation’s highest court. The case has caused protests and political turmoil in Pakistan for almost a decade. (USA Today)
Happening in the US: President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are still feuding over the question of birthright citizenship. Trump claims he can end birthright citizenship with an executive order, which Ryan and many others say is impossible and unconstitutional. (CNN)
Happening in NYC: Reese’s set up a vending machine near Washington Square Park that exchanges other types of Halloween candy for Reese’s peanut butter cups. Where was this candy converter when I was a kid? (NY Daily News)
Happening on Campus: Dean of Georgetown College Christopher Celenza will be lecturing on “Philology and Authenticity: Lorenzo Valla, Constantine, and Styles of Renaissance Reading” in Butler 203 at 4:30 pm. Reception to follow. (Columbia Events)
Place to nap today: It’s weirdly nice out today! So go to the lawns and nap before PrezBo covers them in tarps!
baby Bwog via Public Domain Pictures