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Article by Kevin Cardoni
August 1, 2012

Badminton Suddenly Relevant Amid Olympic Scandal

The 2012 Olympics in London are in full swing.  I know that because absolutely NO ONE will stop talking about every single thing that happens across the pond.  Never in my life could I have imagined that people could possibly be captivated by archery or left breathless by a gymnast’s floor routine.  Apparently, it’s all... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
July 29, 2012

Cornell’s 5 New Rules for 2012-2013

As things happen and time flies, Cornell adjusts its’ rules every year to make sure that students study in a happy, stress-free environment. This year is no different, as Cornell has placed five new rules in effect for the coming school year. Here is a breakdown of all five:   - No sunglasses inside classrooms... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
May 16, 2012

Cornell Bans Smoking on Campus for Fall 2012

For some people, there’s nothing like taking a quick cigarette break in between a class or during a timeout from an intense study session in the library. Unfortunately, the next time that craving hits you, you’ll have to walk to Collegetown to do it. This morning President David J. Skorton announced that the administration voted... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
April 30, 2012

Taio Cruz to Bring Rebecca Black to Slope Day

Last night on his Twitter, singer Taio Cruz announced that he is bringing a special guest to his Slope Day Performance on Friday. “Cornell!! im bringin my special boo rebecca black to slope day!! we guna get down this friday, friday, friday!” So get your middle school friends, make sure you have your cereal, don’t... MORE »

Article by Kygrm22
March 19, 2012

Top 5 RA Events of 2012

5) Stuff your own dead pet Build A Bear and PETA are cosponsoring this event so you never miss your dead pets ever again. Whenever you’re scared at night and wish your pet would come and lay with you, you can grab your stuffed pet. They used to be alive and friendly but now they... MORE »

Article by jillboard
March 1, 2012

Campus Gates Open For Diversity Week

Mahwah, NJ ““ Sadly, the beginning of March always means the end of Black History Month. Don’t get too choked up, there are other things to celebrate: After-Leap Day, Justin Bieber’s birthday, and last but not least, Diversity Week! In honor of the close of Black History Month, Ramapo College will be celebrating ALL diversity... MORE »

Article by SupermanThatPo
February 28, 2012

How To Spend Your Leap Day 2012

Unbeknownst to people, unbeknownst is a real word. But also unbeknownst to most people is the fact that Leap Day is a major world holiday. I learned this while watching NBC’s highly acclaimed police drama “30 Rock”. The episode, entitled “Leap Day”, taught me that nothing you do matters on this day, which comes around... MORE »

Article by dsoc
February 19, 2012

We Be Diverse, Says Skorton

President Skorton issued a statement regarding the University’s new diversity goals in an e-mail to the entire student body on Wednesday. Skorton and the deans are promising to amp up diversity at Cornell. And by “amp up,” they clearly mean “initiate.” If you didn’t catch the drift of the President’s statement for a number of... MORE »

Article by Max Lehman
January 30, 2012

President 2012 Race-The Basics

After many nights rolling in bed, struggling to sleep, President Barack Obama’s graying hair and aging skin worries the nation. Unlike so many Presidents before him who were already gray-haired, and had saggy white bags from the 1950s, Barack Obama is slowly turning into a Morgan Freeman look-a-like. That means even when Obama is aging,... MORE »