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Women’s lax look to NCAAs

A recent Final Four appearance, a national coach of the year on the sidelines, a national player of the year candidate and a shiny top 20 ranking in the country. The men’s lacrosse program? Well, yes, but the highly successful women’s lacrosse team would be a similarly correct answer. The Big Red made its first […]

Eating with purpose

Members of the Applied Dietetics in Food Service Systems class chose sustainability as the theme of its annual dinner, held April 15 in the Carl Becker House dining room. Billed as “American Classics Gone Green!” the dinner featured locally procured meat, produce and baked goods. “We are challenged by creating a menu in the very […]

China moves forward

As the countdown to the Beijing Olympics begins, many Western activists are using the games to highlight China’s problematic political stances on human rights, the environment and its influence in the Darfur genocide. While coverage of these and other controversial issues have been widespread, few stories have actually taken a look at the many positive […]

Campus idyll-icized

A painted postcard reading “Mayer’s Smoke Shop, 1941.”

Getaway to Gannett

If your summer research or vacation plans involve international travel, make a point to consult with the Travel Clinic at Gannett Health Services. This convenient campus resource offers information and care essential for international travelers. Based on your itinerary, travel history and health history, you will be provided with comprehensive information on immunization requirements for […]

The rap on Alex

Alex Kresovich ’08 (a.k.a. Dirty Bird), a communication major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, executive produced a rap album called “The Crowned Prince,” released in October 2007. The project drew on the marketing and design talents of six Cornell students. In its review, the Cornell Daily Sun raved that Kresovich “takes listeners […]

On silence, Colombia and Nabokov

A.D. White-Professor-at-Large Laura Restrepo knows about silence. As a journalist, political activist and novelist in her native Colombia, her refusal to be silenced has allowed her to expose some tough realities of the war-torn South American nation. Restrepo understands the power of silence, too, especially in places such as Cornell University Library, where one finds […]

Special delivery: Cook House stamps

A West Campus residence at Cornell has its own postage featuring photography by student residents. Nine different first-class stamps are available at the Alice Cook House front office in sheets of 20 or individually at 41 cents each. The stamps are the result of an in-house photography competition at Cook House; 16 residents submitted 79 […]

Read a Daily Haiku

leaves fleeing branches, hatred fleeing winter hearts, peace must be our way – David Skorton & Robin Davisson For more than ten years, Tom Clausen, access services librarian, posted a daily haiku in the stacks elevator of the old Mann Library building. Today, he continues to post them on the Mann Library home page and […]

Cornell fencers compete to the hilt

The Big Red women’s fencing team finished an impressive season by sending four competitors to the 2008 NCAA championship in March. The four lady fencers took 11th place March 14 at Ohio State University’s French Field House. Junior Alexandra Heiss was the Big Red’s top finisher, placing 13th among sabers and finishing with a 10-13 […]

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