Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
Happening in the World: 56-year-old Alain Robert, more commonly known as the French Spider-Man, scaled one of London’s tallest buildings without safety gear in a total of 40 minutes. Robert was later arrested for causing a public nuisance (NY Times). Happening in the US: Two middle school girls aged 11 and 12 from Florida are […]
Happening in the World: A Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctioned two minutes after liftoff on a mission to the International Space Station on Thursday. The two-member crew, U.S. astronaut Tyler Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, were forced to make a parachute landing in their capsule. Fortunately, they landed safely (New York Times). Happening in the […]