University police say they have arrested Nicholas J. Bennedum, a 33-year-old Ithaca resident, in connection with an a Aug. 8 burglary reported at the Cornell Store. The morning after the reported robbery, store employees noticed that someone had stolen cash, tampered with surveillance cameras and entered the store’s vault area, The Sun previously reported. On Aug. 19, a Nebraska State Patrol investigator found Bennedum on a train traveling from Colorado to Ohio in possession of a large amount of cash that is believed to have been stolen from the Cornell Store, the release said.
Looking ahead to the general election, club representatives voiced enthusiasm about the diversity of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s platform, and warned of the abnormality and danger of a Donald Trump presidency.
Senior First Vice Chair Austin McLaughlin ’18 and First Vice Chair Irvin McCullough ’18 found the law and order theme problematic, citing concerns about the message’s racial undertones and hints of authoritarianism.
The trustees also re-elected six members — Barton J. Winokur ’61, Barbara G. Novick ’82, Lowell C. McAdam ’76, Peggy J. Koenig ’78, Gary S. Davis ’76 and Mario Cilento, President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization — to an additional four years on the board.
Approximately 89.6 percent of Cornell’s law school graduates received full-time jobs which require a bar certification — the highest of the 15 New York law schools, according to the New York Law Journal.
Donald Bazley, a volunteer for the Ithaca and Tompkins County for Bernie Sanders Campaign, said he was not surprised Sanders won Tompkins County, calling the Ithaca area an “an oasis of progressive political thought.”