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Article by maxmartinez
August 24, 2012

CU Student Looking for Missing Girlfriend

People go missing all the time, but it is a rarity at Cornell for someone to go missing. Unfortunately, some student cannot find his girlfriend in Uris Library. On Friday morning, dozens of signs appeared all over the library with a picture of a blonde girl and a phone. The phone number is a Georgia... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
July 30, 2012

Cornell to Buy Joe Paterno Statue for $10 Million

With all the drama that just occurred, Penn State was fined $60 million dollars by the NCAA, with all proceeds going to charities benefitting abused children. To pay for this fine without affecting tuition costs for current students, Penn State held a silent auction for the legendary Joe Paterno statue on Monday. The winning bid... 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
July 18, 2012

Tupac Hologram? No, But Cornell Gets Churchill

Earlier in 2012, Coachella debuted the Tupac hologram, which was the first of its’ kind. Tupac was seen rapping on stage, but it was all done through lights and computers. It’s a concept that many people want to make popular due to the possible educational benefits brought to the table. Cornell, nonetheless, has invested in... MORE »

Article by shepbb
July 10, 2012

The Gettysburg Address at Risk for Theft by Treasure Hunters

Did you know that Cornell has one of only five copies of the Gettysburg Address? That’s right, the same famous speech given by President Lincoln at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania back in 1863. “Four score and seven years ago,” Lincoln began his speech. And now, seven score and nine... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
July 8, 2012

Lock Your Doors: Mice on Loose as Lab Window is Broken

Over the years, Cornell University has done a lot of research on mice and how they are affected by certain factors. Thousands and thousands of mice are kept by many labs on campus, but in a special area where they will never escape. The word never is very strong, but not always accurate, as 2,500... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
July 4, 2012

Student Lights Fireworks Inside College Ave. House

The 4th of July is a time to appreciate our country, spend time with friends and family, throw down some burgers and dogs, and light fireworks. Theodore Briggs missed the memo that fireworks are illegal in New York, and also forgot that you are supposed to light them outside. At a late-morning barbecue on College... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
June 29, 2012

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Cornell

In 1865, Ezra Cornell had a vision to found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study. Since then, many big things and interesting facts have come out about the school. This is a list of the Top 10 least-known facts about Cornell University. 10. Cornell was originally called Ezrabius Corpus University.... MORE »

Article by maxmartinez
June 24, 2012

And Your 2013 Convocation Speaker Is..

Every year, seniors at Cornell wonder who will deliver the convocation address at their graduation. Although they will barely remember the words said, it’s the biggest moment of their lives and want to be able to say someone influential shared the moment with them. With New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaking at graduation less... MORE »