Happening in the World: There has been an influx of French citizens moving to the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighborhood of Montreal in recent years, transforming the area into a French enclave with Parisian accents and traditional restaurants. While Quebecers and the French share a common language, the similarities seem to end there. Differences in dialect combined with cultural differences, such as the hierarchical structure of France compared with the more free-thinking nature of Quebec, creates tension between the French and the Quebecers. (NY Times)
Happening in the US: Bernie Sanders announced he is running for president again in the 2020 election after losing the Democratic nomination to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. (US News)
Happening in NYC: Don Newcombe, a former pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers, died yesterday at age 92. Newcombe was one of the first black players in major league baseball and, throughout his career, won the rookie of the year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards.
Happening on Campus: Dr. Carl Hart, the Chairperson of the Department of Psychology at Columbia University, will be speaking about recreational drug use and humane drug policies tomorrow from 4-6 PM in the James Room on the fourth floor of Barnard Hall.
Tip of the Day: Do your laundry.
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