Happening in the World: Dutchman, Emile Ratelband, has ignited a legal battle to officially change his birthday from March 11, 1949 to March 11, 1969. Ratelband feels that this would help him evade age discrimination in society, especially on dating sites like Tinder (BBC).
Happening in the US: A year after the Las Vegas shooting, 12 people, including a sheriff’s deputy, were killed at a crowded country dance club in Thousand Oaks, California, late Wednesday night. The gunman, identified as Ian D. Long, killed himself as police closed in (NY Times).
Happening in NYC: Amber Asaly, an L.A.-based photographer decided to celebrate her 26th birthday on the J train after restaurant reservations fell through. Asaly and her friends dined on spaghetti, lobster, and wine as they rode the train from the end of the line and back (NY Post).
Happening on Campus: Come see Columbia University Ballet Ensemble perform Swan Lake at the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center this weekend! Performances will be held tonight at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.W
Bop of the Day:
the glorious fountain of youth via Wikimedia Commons