The mummy tells you to stop stressing about midterms.
Happening in the World: Archeologists in Egypt have found more than 20 ancient wooden coffins in Theban necropolis of Asasif, which is close to the Valley of the Kings. The country’s ministry has described the discovery as “one of the largest and most important” in recent years. More details will be released to the public on Saturday. (BBC)
Happening in the US: At the Democratic presidential debate last night, Elizabeth Warren faced criticism for her agenda being “vague” and a “pipe dream”, Senator Bernie Sanders tried to reassure voters of his stamina, while former VP Joe Biden slipped into the background. (CNN)
Happening in NYC: Two months after Barneys New York declared bankruptcy, Authentic Brands Group, the owner of over 50 brands including Nine West and Hickey Freeman, made a ¥$264 million offer for the luxury department store. This begins an auction process to take place over the next week, and the ruling on the bids will be issued on Oct. 24. (NY Times)
Happening on Campus: #DisruptWikipedia Edit-a-thon: Editing Theme is Indigenous People Day, a workshop on how to edit Wikipedia articles, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. today at the Social Work library lab. Columbia University’s Wikipedian in-residence, Darold Cuba, will give a short address about the collaborative encyclopedia’s inclusivity and privilege issues, followed by a tutorial on how to create an account and edit pages. RVSP here.
me with midterm-derived insomnia via Bwog Archives