Current Events Updates: Week 15

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 Amber Bacardi

Almost 200,000 Californian residents were evacuated from their homes after a flaw was discovered in the Oroville dam located near the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Northern California. Engineers were forced to divert water over the emergency spillway for the first time since it was built


from Alex Parker

Three people have been killed in the recent California storms. The heavy rain caused sinkholes and flooding, trapping people and causing accidents.


from Mikaila Barker

The Trump administration removed the protections on transgender children in public school bathrooms that Trump instated.


from Lauryn Butler

Iceland’s President Gudni Johannesson said he would not ban pineapple pizza after it was rumored.