The Weekly Digest - April 2nd, 2019

by Nathaniel Ijams

Apr 2, 2019 – 2 min read

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Wow! It’s been a while since I’ve had the opportunity to put one of these out. This one is full of content from the last few days, and I encourage you to read everything I’ve linked to.

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Booker T. Washington

Student Council:

We have a whole new student council. Unfortunately, there are serious problems with this year’s election. There was only one position which was contested between two candidates. In other words, we gave ourselves no choices when it came to 80% of the Executive Board. Next year, you should run!

Spring Spirit Week:

Dress up every day:

Day Dresswear
Wednesday Pajama Day
Thursday Throwback
Friday Fancy/Formal

News

International & National

Russia is cementing their hold on the Internet - The Wall Street Journal

The Turkish Elections & President Erdogan - The New York Times

Boeing: How they are fixing their 737 MAX - Reuters

India just tested a weapon on a satellite in space: What could go wrong? - The BBC

How Egypt’s President might just stay in power - The New York Times

President Trump closing the Southern border would mean problems for your avocado addiction - The New York Times

Interesting

How you can stop using your phone so much

Stop asking kids what they want to be when they grow up

A California court is already trying to reduce the privacy protections of a recent law

A lot of the prices you pay for products online are determined by… computers

The latest about drug-resistant diseases

Creative Writing

A wonderful piece in The New Yorker: Before the Internet


This week’s photo: an tree in bloom.

Photo by Trifon Yurukov on Unsplash


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