Warning: Today’s Bwoglines contain mentions of suicide.
Happening in the world: On Saturday, New Zealand banned the 74-page manifesto written by the man who recently murdered 50 people in two different mosques in the city of Christchurch. They also banned the 17-minute livestream video of the shooting. Even Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed that she would never mention the murderer by name. (USA Today)
Happening in the US: 2 recent student deaths from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School prompts concerned parents to appeal to the school to address the suicides. Students who were present during the shocking shooting in early 2018 were believed to have carried an immense weight of guilt, anxiety, and depression. (CNN)
Happening in New York City: On March 24, 1900, New York Mayor Robert Van Wyck deemed it “Tunnel Day” and ceremonially launched the construction of the first NYC subway. Nearly a 120 years of our beloved subway. (CBS News)
Happening on campus: Columbia celebrates Novruz, the Persian and Turkic New Year, tonight in the SIPA 6th floor café. Spend only $10 to get a taste of their unique Eurasian cuisine. Facebook event for more details.
Album of the day: Grimes announces her new concept album, and Rico Nasty gives a tease for a potential new album to come out in April.
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