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Sex and the CU senior

Cornell Daily Sun columnist Jenna Bromberg ’08 was named one of the 100 most promising student journalists May 21 by UWIRE, a college journalism association. A Hotel School student who hails from Plano, Texas, Bromberg (nom de plume: Jenna B.) “anonymously” wrote the Daily Sun’s highly provocative – and widely read – “Bedroom Eyes” column. […]

The boys of late spring

Former Cornell baseball players will gather during Reunion Weekend for the 13th annual Cornell Baseball Alumni Game, which serves as a fundraiser for the baseball program and is one of the most popular alumni weekend events. The first pitch will be thrown by Cornell University President Emeritus Dale Corson. During Corson’s tenure (1969-77), the Cornell […]

Stacks of memories

Thousands of Cornell alumni flock to Ithaca during Reunion Weekend. Many of them have fond memories of a place where they spent a lot of time – Cornell University Library. Now, alumni can record thoughts and memories of how the library played a role in their Cornell experience through the library’s Oral History Project. Jeff […]

Middle Eastern voices

Students on the Ithaca and Doha campuses collaborated to produce “The Other Side,” a video series that gives a rare look into the minds of college students in the Middle East. The first episode introduces Doha, Qatar, one of the fastest-growing cities of the Persian Gulf region and home to Weill-Cornell Medical College. It features […]

Where the jobs are

Statistics from Cornell Career Services, which surveyed the Class of 2007 and got a 75 percent response rate: Percentage of graduates who entered the workforce immediately after graduation: 56.4, up from 54.2 in 2006. Percentage employed in the for-profit sector: 83, up from 80 in 2006. Median starting salary: $48,115. Percentage of Cornell applicants admitted […]

Come back to Plantations

While the Lewis Education Center is being renovated, Cornell Plantations’ Visitor Center and Gift Shop – offering information, T-shirts, books and gift items – is housed temporarily in the greenhouse building directly across the parking lot from the Lewis Center and is open extended Reunion Weekend hours: June 6, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and June […]


“A Walk Through Watkins Glen: Water’s Sculpture in Stone” is illustrated with 80 color photographs of Watkins Glen State Park, one of America’s oldest state parks. “You’ll deepen your understanding and appreciation of this remarkable little canyon as you discover secrets of its rocks, water, plants, animals and people,” says author Tony Ingraham. “The story […]

Brilliant visitor

According to the Lab of O, one of the most brilliantly beautiful of all feeder birds is the male rose-breasted grosbeak (pictured). The female, who looks like an oversized sparrow, lacks not just the male’s vivid colors but also his striking plumage pattern. These beautiful birds summer in every neighborhood in Ithaca, often visiting feeders […]


For most golfers, it’s a dream to play in the U.S. Open. Cornell sophomore Robert Cronheim’s dream is one step closer to reality: He has advanced to the Sectional Qualifying Tournament, to be held June 2. Cronheim, a native of Watchung, N.J., shot a 73 in the local qualifying tournament, good enough to place him […]

Tips on tips

Some restaurants offer tip guidelines to guests, such as a note on the check or a calculation of tip percentages, which tend to result in better tips for servers. A new study from Cornell’s Center for Hospitality Research suggests guests’ perception of the quality of service they receive at a restaurant affects their reactions to […]

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