Happening in the World: More than a thousand towns across Ukraine do not have power after massive Russian attacks in recent days. Russia has stepped up their attacks on electricity infrastructure in cities in recent weeks, after suffering defeats on the battlefield. Parts of the capital Kyiv are left without power or water. The deputy head of the president’s office, Kyrylo Tymoshenko warned the whole population to prepare for a “tough winter.” (BBC)
Happening in the US: A record number of voters turned out on Georgia’s first day of early voting. This figure marked an 85% increase from 2018’s first day of early voting, and it almost matches the number of voters on the first early voting day of the 2020 presidential election. Georgia’s midterms include several key races and could determine the control of the Senate. (BBC)
Happening in NYC: Two people are in custody after a pack of pit bulls attacked three people in Staten Island on Tuesday. The three victims, aged 19, 13, and two, were taken to a nearby hospital and are in stable condition. A police investigation is ongoing, and it is unclear what led to the attack. (Gothamist)
Happening in Our Community: Looking to learn how to write and perform slam poetry? Barnard Slam is hosting workshops with Youth Poet Laureate Meera Dasgupta tomorrow and next Thursday from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Milstein LL018.
Poetry via Bwarchives