By Deborah George
This year, like years gone by, has been one filled with events of joy, victory, failures and disappointments. Towards the end of each year some of us do take time to review the events that shaped our year. However, in this article let’s take a walk past the top events of 2017.
January 20: Donald J. Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States with Mike Pence as the Vice President.
February 5: New England Patriots win the Super Bowl
February 26: Moonlight wins Best Picture at the Oscars
May 22: Bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena, England
June: Graduation of the Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics Class of 2017
August 17: Hurricane Harvey hits Houston, Texas
August 30: Hurricane Irma hits Florida, Puerto Rico, and other locations
September 5: President Trump changed the Obama policy on DACA according to attorney general Jeff Sessions, “I am here today to announce that the program known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama administration is being rescinded.”
September 9: The Freshmen class joins Manhattan Center of Science and Mathematics with new hopes and dreams
September 16: Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico causing widespread devastation.
October 1: Shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Harvest music festival, killing 54 and injuring 546
October 5: Workplace sex abuse allegations made infamously against Harvey Weinstein, leading to many prominent Hollywood and political figures getting exposed in the spreading scandal.
October 31: Truck driver randomly kills 8 people in Manhattan
November 7: Bill De Blasio gets re-elected as the mayor of New York
December 12: A man wearing a homemade bomb sets it off in a subway tunnel near Port Authority injuring 5 people.