“Life is anything but predictable” – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

Happening in the World: Recent research has revealed that cheetahs start to display more nocturnal behavior on particularly hot days. This has raised concerns for the well-being of cheetahs, as it provides more opportunities for the endangered species to encounter competing predators, such as leopards and lions. (AP)

Happening in the US: Celebrity Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recently revealed that several political parties asked him about his potential candidacy for the US presidency in previous years. This interest was sparked by a poll indicating that 46% of Americans would back his presidential campaign. While he did momentarily consider a political career afterward, the actor and former wrestler emphasized the reigning importance of his family in his life. (Guardian)

Happening in NYC: Famous former sex counselor Dr. Ruth Westheimer has been appointed as the first and only ‘Loneliness Ambassador’ for the state of New York. Provided the isolating legacy of COVID-19 and the dangerous effects of loneliness, Dr. Westheimer is committed to making New Yorkers less lonely. However, she has not yet met with Governor Hochul’s staff to make a tangible plan. Her background as a sex counselor and a revisit to old diaries has also allowed her to recognize the connections between loneliness and sexual problems. (NYT)

Happening in Our Community: ICAP is its 20th Anniversary Symposium in the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center today from 9:30 am to 1 pm. The event, which is open to the public, serves to discuss successes regarding global HIV response, as well as future steps that need to be taken to address global health issues. Find more information about the event here

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