Happening in the World: A woman from Queensland, Australia was arrested for being connected to the strawberry needle scare that has been occurring over the last two months in Australia and New Zealand where people were finding needles in their store-bought fruit packages.
Happening in the USA: After 10 years of suspicion and a one-year investigation, residents from Denmark, South Carolina have found out that their water source has a substance that tries to regulate naturally occurring iron bacteria that can leave red stains or rust-like deposits in the water. The substance, known as HaloSan, was not approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency to disinfect drinking water.
Happening in NYC: Thousands of people gathered in New York City to honor those who served their country with the annual Veterans Day Parade this Sunday. This year’s parade also celebrated the centennial of the end of World War I.
Happening on Campus: There will be an “LGBTQ+ Rights in a Global Perspective” talk at the Jerome Greene Hall from 12:10 to 1:10 PM by Pepe Julian Onziema. Onziema is an LGBTQ+ and Human Rights Activist from Uganda who will be speaking on his experiences as an LGBTQ+ Rights Advocate in Uganda and will be joined in discussion by Professor Franke in considering LGBTQ+ Rights and Movements in a global context.
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