Three Things for September 2
1. Greek Club Plaques Stolen
On Saturday night, students discovered the bare columns of the Forum where several Greek Club plaques were once mounted.
According to a Facebook comment by the Director of Campus Security, Matt Brinkman, “Yes, they were stolen and recovered. We are working with physical plant to have them re-installed.”
2. Hurricane Dorian
Category 4 Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas on Sunday with winds as high as 155 mph.
Several Southeastern states have declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the storm. Dorian is currently being referred to as the “strongest hurricane in modern records.”
3. Labor Day
Americans are celebrating Labor Day today—a national holiday established in 1894.
Labor Day began as the American labor movement and has evolved to champion the social and economic achievements of organized labor.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”