No, not the stick n’ pokes happening in your dorm at 1 am.

Happening in the World: Hurricane Ian has made landfall as a category three storm in western Cuba, with six areas of emergency declared and thousands told to evacuate. Cuba could see extreme storm surges on the coast, flash floods, mudslides, and winds up to 125 mph. The hurricane is expected to move towards Florida late Tuesday evening, with major hurricane conditions expected Wednesday morning. (BBC)

Happening in the US: Tense state Supreme Court races across the country could impact access to abortion rights in the US. After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, abortion cases brought to the states assert that state constitutions should protect the right to access an abortion. In November, 30 states will elect their nonpartisan candidates for state Supreme Court Justices, which could potentially broaden or restrict abortion laws in the US. (WP)

Happening in NYC: A $52 billion proposal for 12 moveable sea barriers are New York’s next plan to protect the New York Harbor from storm surges. This plan comes 10 years after Hurricane Sandy devastated coastal New York and New Jersey, and addresses the frequent storms and environmental changes facing the area. The barriers would be built across Jamaica Bay in Queens and Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. (NYT)

Happening in our Community: CU Public Safety Operation ID Program is hosting Operation ID/ Electronic Tattoos today! Have your laptop, phone, bike, and other electronics engraved and registered to prevent theft! This event will take place from 10 am to 2 pm at The Forum, 601 W. 125th St. For more information or to set up an appointment, email

Hurricane via Wikimedia Commons