Guess New York City is “Gorges” too, huh?

Happening In The World: Juan Guaidó, the leader of the opposition in Venezuela, has declared himself interim president to solve the country’s ongoing economic crisis. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the United States now recognizes Guaidó as the leader of Venezuela. Actual (former?) President Nicolas Maduro cut off diplomatic ties with the U.S. and has ordered all personnel to leave within 72 hours, to which Pompeo responded, “You can’t tell me what to do.”(NBC News)

Happening In The US: Five people were killed in a mass shooting at a bank in Sebring, Florida. The gunman turned himself in, and after a confrontation with a SWAT Team, is now in custody. (NBC News)

Happening In NYC: Cornell University has opened a New York City headquarters for its School of Industrial and Labor Relations in the old General Electric building on 51st and Lexington Ave. It now has eight buildings in Midtown East, including the Cornell Club and Weill Cornell Medicine. (

Happening At Columbia: Simon Gikandi, an English professor at Princeton University and President of the Modern Languages Association, will be at Buell Hall at 5pm today presenting on “Art After Slavery: Blackness and Early Modernism”. The lecture promises to “reflect on what freedom—its promise and its betrayal—meant in the aesthetic sphere.”