Current Events Updates: Week 9

Current Events Updates are a compilation of news stories posted every Friday. They are researched over the school week by Journalism staffers. The Crimson is not responsible for any factual inaccuracies in the stories reported. The Current Events Updates from previous weeks can be found here.


from Mikaila Barker

President-elect Donald Trump called for revoking the citizenships of flag burners on Twitter.


from Lauryn Butler

Hamilton the Musical set the record for money earning on Broadway, with 3.3 million for eight shows, breaking the record set by Wicked.


from Rachel Howard

San Diego unveiled its first gender neutral bathroom in a public facility at a University Height public library. This is part of a law signed by Governor Brown to make all single-stall bathrooms in public facilities neutral.


from Lindsey Keith

Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens plan to implement a ban on all diesel powered cars and trucks by 2025. Their hopes are to improve air quality. These cities are offering incentives for alterative vehicle use and promote walking and cycling. The World Health Organization says that around three million deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution every year.