PM News Break 9/21/21
By: Clyde Cohen
According to The Appalachian, commemorating 122 years of Appalachian State, this past weekend campus celebrated Founder’s Day with its fourth consecutive Bell Ringer’s Ceremony. The tradition was introduced by Chancellor Sheri Everts in 2018 and recognizes the individuals who established the university, those notable who are presently affiliated with the school, and the future aspirations of the college.
In national news, The Wall Street Journal reports that the United States is planning to relax bans for international travelers beginning in November. Rules will be set in place to ensure safety from COVID-19 as foreign travelers will need to provide proof of vaccination, as well as a negative test that was taken within three days of their departure date.
The New York Times reports in world news that in Moscow, Russia, an 18-year-old law student began a shooting spree at the campus of Perm State University, yesterday on September 20th. Wounding 19 individuals and killing at least six, after initially resisting arrest, the shooter was taken into custody after being wounded and detained by law enforcement officials.
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