Cornell is home to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Northeast Regional Climate Center, also known as the meteorological institution that perennially crushes my dreams of having a white Christmas in southwestern Connecticut. At around this time of year, the Cornell Chronicle, without fail, releases a seasonally appropriate press release highlighting the Climate Center’s [...]
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December 19th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Weather, Winter Break 2009-2010
March 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Academics, Spring 2009, Weather
The Monday after spring break is one of the more obnoxious days of the academic year. Nearly everyone on campus has just spent a slightly less stressful week spread out across the globe. The stream of cars on Route 79 entering Ithaca on Sunday evening carries better-rested students whose sunburn still kind of hurts and [...]