Three things for September 25
1. 6.0 earthquake shakes Puerto Rico
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook the main island of Puerto Rico late Monday night as civilians prepared for Tropical Storm Karen to make landfall.
Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced urged Puerto Ricans who felt the impact to stay calm during this time.
“We have no harm in the face of the strong tremor,” Garced said.
There have been no reported injuries from the earthquake at this time.
2. National Voter Registration Day
Students, faculty and staff are urged to participate in National Voter Celebration Day today by registering to vote.
Staff members will be available for voter registration consultation today and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Ped Mall and inside the Dining Hall.
Voting registration closes on October 11.
3. U.S. soldier allegedly targets CNN
A U.S. soldier was arrested on Saturday after allegedly discussing plans to bomb American news network CNN and presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.
According to CNN, the soldier, Jarrett William Smith, has currently been charged with distribution of information after sharing details about explosives after speaking with an FBI informant via online chat group.
If convicted, Smith could face up to 20 years in federal prison.