Tití me preguntó si tengo muchas organizaciones, muchas organizaciones. Hoy tengo una, mañana otra. (Translated: Auntie asked me if I have a lot of organizations, a lot of organizations. Today I have one, tomorrow another.)
Happening in the World: Thursday afternoon, Queen Elizabeth II passed away. She died peacefully in Balmoral Castle, her Scottish estate. Her children and grandchildren arrived at her side after royal doctors placed the Queen under medical supervision yesterday morning. After 70 years as Queen, her death marks the end of the second Elizabethan Age. King Charles III, her eldest son, is set to address the British public today. (BBC)
Happening in the US: A Californian county already victim to the Fairview wildfire was placed under multiple extreme weather advisories today. The National Weather service has issued a flood warning, an excessive heat warning, and a high wind warning as Tropical Storm Kay approaches the coast of northern Mexico. Following in this series of unfortunate events, the fire remains only 5-percent contained and more than 18,500 people have been directed to evacuate the area. (NY Times)
Happening in NYC: Today, thousands of monkeypox vaccine appointments will be made available in New York. The health department announced that appointments for both first and second doses will go online at 4 pm this afternoon. More than 88,000 New Yorkers have already been vaccinated against monkeypox as cases begin to decline. (CBS)
Happening in our Community: Today is the Columbia Club Fair (also known as Activities Day)! Over 300 student-run organizations (including Bwog!) will be represented on Low Plaza and Butler Lawns. Student leaders from each club will be present to answer questions and recruit new members. Check out acapella groups, club sports, religious life clubs, fraternity and sorority groups, literary magazines, and identity groups from 12 to 4 pm! It’s a great way to find your Barnumbian niche. Find more information here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What Butler WON’T look like from 12 to 4 pm today via Bwog Archives.