Happening in the World: Last week, a New York Times article revealed that Google had paid millions of dollars in severance packages to male executives accused of sexual misconduct and had stayed quiet about the incidents. In response, Google employees from cities around the world, such as New York, Zurich, and Singapore, staged walkouts on Thursday to protest against the company’s handling of sexual harassment (CNN).
Happening in the US: An intoxicated baggage handler for American Airlines fell asleep on the job and ended up napping in the cargo hold of a plane traveling from Kansas City to Chicago. The cargo hold was pressurized and heated, but fortunately, the man was not injured (NBC News).
Happening in NYC: A rare Mandarin duck was recently spotted in Central Park and no one has a clue how the bird, native to East Asia, got there. The duck has quickly amassed a large fan base and a small band of paparazzi (USA Today).
Happening on Campus: If you can’t visit a farm to do some wholesome apple picking this fall break, you can still pick up some fall farm vibes by attending the screening of The Bullish Farmer in Havemeyer Hall tonight from 6 to 8 pm!
Overseen: Some girl rolling around on the lawn in front of John Jay while laughing at 11 pm.
the cargo hold is a nice place to nap via Flickr