As a new Monday is upon us, it’s time to celebrate with Bwoglines and truly reflect on whether or not you should protest against mandatory attendance.
Happening in the World: At least 220 people have been arrested since protests began on Friday night in Egypt against the rule of President El Sisi’s government. Protests occurred for the first time in six years as the younger generation has taken to the streets in defiance of a ban against demonstrations. (The Guardian)
Happening in the US: “Storm Area 51” fails to materialize as about forty people gathered around the gates before being confronted and dispersed by law enforcement. One arrest was made, but it was for public urination and not freeing aliens. (NPR)
Happening in New York: The UN General Assembly begins today as streets are closed to traffic on First Avenue from 42nd to 48th street. At this year’s general assembly, the Secretary General is asking leaders to come up with and debate plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45% over the next decade and net zero emissions by 2050. (CBS)
Happening on Campus: If you like sports, politics, and controversy, Professor Frank Guidry is holding a talk today titled, “Sports and Politics in a Time of Political Polarization,” placing today’s fights for political equality in the sports arena “in historical context by revisiting the 1960s and early ’70s.” Register Here!
Awesome Panda Picture:
Cutest Panda Ever via Pixabay
Protest via Wikimedia