Rocker Bryan Adams whines over losing a few gigs because of “ bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy bastards”

His Instagram post is not for the faint of heart. An excerpt:

Tonight was supposed to be the beginning of a tenancy of gigs at the @royalalberthall, but thanks to some fucking bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy bastards, the whole world is now on hold. My message to them other than “thanks a fucking lot” is go vegan.

More bad news for Western Michigan University: “We anticipate that we’ll lay off a substantial number of our fellow employees”

Almost 250 people lost their jobs during a recent round of layoffs at Western Michigan University. Today, the university’s president said more financial and job cuts are on the way.

As reports,

In response to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Michigan University is preparing to cut 20% of general fund spending in each of its division to make up millions of dollars in in expected shortfalls.

The college will look different after the changes, President Edward Montgomery said during a video “town hall” meeting Monday, May 11.

Northwestern furloughs staff, cuts top administrators’ pay

Photo: Anthony Moretti 16April2016

It’s a familiar cocktail at institutions big and small because of the economic fallout from coronavirus: furloughs and salary cuts. Northwestern University is the latest to serve it.

According to the Chicago Tribune,

As part of its plan, NU is also cutting leadership pay between 10 and 20%. In addition to dipping deeper into its endowment, NU will suspend 5% automatic contributions and 5% matched contributions to retirement plans for faculty and staff and furlough staff who can’t complete their work remotely.