In Other News

Caitie Williamson

L’AQUILA, ITALY–A 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook central Italy on Monday, April 6, killing nearly 300 people and making 17,000 people homeless. The shocks were were concentrated mostly in the central part of the country around the Abruzzo region, but were felt as far away as Rome. L’Aquila, a 13th Century city with a population of 70,000 had the worst damage, with somewhere between 3,000 and 10,000 buildings destroyed.