Make sure to treat yourself to the free event at the end after reading these unfortunate headlines.

Happening in the World: The Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister has said that Russia is targeting multiple civilian locations including schools, nurseries, and hospitals. The WHO has confirmed attacks on healthcare facilities. (BBC)

Happening in the US: The US Supreme Court has reinstated the death penalty for Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. This decision is a reversal of one made by a lower court which removed Tsarnaev’s death sentence. (BBC)

Happening in NYC: A report from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has found that, during the Omicron wave, Black New Yorkers were hospitalized with COVID-19 at twice the rate of white New Yorkers. This report follows similar disparities found in Black and white New Yorkers during earlier stages of the pandemic. (NYT)

Happening in Our Community: Register for “Being Othello”, taking place at the Miller Theatre tomorrow! During this event, three actors who have recently played Othello (of Shakespeare fame) will talk about their experiences playing the character and also read key speeches from the play. This event is free to Barnumbia students.

boston marathon finish line via Flickr