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Bwoglines: Typhoon Faxai and Salsa Edition

On this first Monday morning of classes of the Fall 2019 semester, we bring you Bwoglines!

Happening in the World: Over 910,000 homes in Tokyo are left without power following Typhoon Faxai. During the storm, wind speeds were recorded up to 130 mph. Typhoon Faxai is moving back towards the Pacific Ocean, but still threatens Japan with floods. (BBC)

Happening in the US: A family and their dog were reunited after being separated for four years in Phoenix, Arizona this weekend. It is believed that the dog, Chewy, had been stolen out of the family’s yard. The family and dog were reunited at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control. (ABC News)

Happening in NYC: A garbage truck hit an e-bike rider at the corner of 12th Street and Third Avenue last night at around 9:30 PM in Brooklyn.The cyclist was transported to Methodist Hospital. (New York Daily News)

Happening on Campus: The Sabor Dance Troupe will be hosting a workshop tonight from 9-11 PM in the Barnard Strength Studio where you can learn some salsa and bachata moves and meet some members of the dance troupe. (Facebook event)

Birthdays of the Day: Two of the tallest members of Bwog Staff, Senior Staff Writer Owen Fitzgerald-Diaz and Newsletter Editor Eva Sher both have their birthdays today!! Tell us in the comments below if it’s your birthday as well.

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  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous The weather, the old kind, before climate change is the largest cause of poverty because it deprives the poor of asset accumulation. Perhaps we need to engineer the climate instead of fearing it.

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