We may not be able to depend on our onion supply, but we sure can depend on bwoglines! 

Happening in the World: Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has completely stopped the country’s onion exports in response to a national shortage. The ban has reduced the formerly inflated price of onions, a staple in the cuisine of India and many of the surrounding countries. Urban consumers are relieved, but onion farmers are hurting and criticizing the Prime Minister for neglecting their needs (NYT)

Happening in the US: A World War II-era B-17 bomber plane crashed outside of a Connecticut airport, leaving seven passengers dead. The plane belonged to a nonprofit organization that restores aircraft. The flight that went down was part of their “Wings of Freedom Tour” (CNN)

Happening in New York: The New York City Education Department announced on Wednesday that several of its high performing high schools will be changing their admissions processes in a citywide effort to increase diversity. The policies are aimed at increasing the number of low-income students and students from underrepresented zip codes, however, the “changes don’t appear likely to make big changes in schools’ racial or ethnic makeups” (New York Daily News)

Happening on Campus: Head over to Butler to learn about “writing for the ear” from award-winning journalist, Sally Herships, as part of the series Podcast Essentials at Columbia University Libraries (Columbia Events)!

Rad Reading!: For my educational foundations class, we read the essay “Land as Pedagogy” by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and it was FANTASTIC I WILL NEVER STOP THINKING ABOUT IT and you should read it; I think you would LOVE IT!

a variety of onions via Pexels