News is News is News is News. Top Stories you NEED TO KNOW

You’re busy. I get that. I feel that. I am busy too. Life is always busy, and it only gets worse as you go, if you let it.

So, I thought I’d be a little bit helpful and fill you in on some important things you should have heard of this week, that you probably didn’t.

1. I am pledging Theta Gamma Pi, and tonight I become an active member.!

2. A guy fell into a sinkhole and died.

NO THIS IS NOT A JOKE. Sinkholes are real. Read here:

http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/01/us/florida-sinkhole/index.html?hpt=us_c1

3. Michigan is in a state of fiscal Emergency!!!! BAD NEWS BROTHER.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/01/us-usa-detroit-emergency-idUSBRE9200TI20130301

4. This morning in ORGO we were talking about how we aren’t allowed to use Cyanide in our labs. This is why:

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/01/17148201-cyanide-poisoning-killed-1-million-lottery-winner-authorities-confirm?lite

5. Facebook is Changing…..AGAIN. Let’s all sigh in annoyance together.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/facebook-sends-invite-promising-new-look-for-the-news-feed/2013/03/01/0d377486-82a0-11e2-b99e-6baf4ebe42df_story.html

6. Don’t ever get a Hedgehog. You’ll die of salmonella.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/01/31/170776440/salmonella-undermines-hedgehogs-cuteness-overload

7. The pope resigned because he wanted a cat:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/03/01/cats-kitties-pope-benedict/1957295/

8. AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST: PERFECT for Anthony’s new restaurant: The new iPad will have a storage drawer! Maybe I can skip the purse now, and just bring the iPad??

http://www.theonion.com/articles/apple-announces-plans-for-new-ipad-with-extra-stor,31067/

 

Published by Amanda Porter

Hi! I'm Amanda. I'm from Traverse City, Mi and I'm a Junior Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major. I do research for the Fraley lab on the gut bacterial ecology of Pekin ducks and I work for the Chemistry department! Aspiring Neurosurgeon and LOVE to learn in all situations. Follow me on Twitter! @hopeamanda15