This Thursday, author, activist, Holocaust survivor, and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel spoke to a sold-out crowd in Bailey Hall. The line outside of Bailey started forming long before the doors opened, so I owe a major shout-out to my friend Kyle for securing such excellent seats! It was amazing to see so much of the [...]
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One learns pretty quickly that the New York City’s influence on Cornell is very strong. With a little under 50% of our undergrads coming from New York, historic ties to the state, a campus in midtown Manhattan, and many faculty from the tri-state area, it’s easy to think that this place is a tiny little [...]
Every Thursday night is reserved for weekly reunion dinners with the ILRies I don’t get to see anymore. For a school as small as ILR, it’s actually quite possible to lose track of people when you don’t have classes with them. Accordingly, I dined with one of my dear friends from Stats and Labor Law, [...]
This afternoon, I had the unique privilege of catching a lecture by David Sanger, New York Times White House Correspondent. I’ve never considered journalism as a career, but mornings with the Washington Post defined my early years: my dad drinking coffee and reciting the news in Section A, handing me the crossword in the Style [...]
Three lectures I want to attend are scheduled for the same time this Wednesday! In theory, I can easily walk between Ives, Goldwin Smith, and McGraw, but I still hate interrupting these things. As a clumsy person, the potential for becoming a huge distraction when leaving the room is quite high. What to do? “The [...]
When I excitedly picked up my tickets to historian Garry Wills‘ talk about the Lincoln-Douglas Debates early last week, I was overwhelmed by the eerie sense that I was probably going to be single forever. Yesterday was also Constitution Day, by far my favorite federally-mandated holiday that was snuck into a 2004 Omnibus spending bill. [...]