Michael Johns, co-founder of the Tea Party, after his speech in Rockefeller Hall on Tuesday Evening. (Cameron Pollack / Sun Photography Editor)

Controversial Cornell Political Union Event Turns Private After Protests

Michael Johns spoke at an event on Tuesday hosted by Cornell Political Union — a bipartisan group that invites lecturers to speak on political topics — in a lecture, titled “Trumpism Can Make America Great Again.” The event, although originally intended to be public, was made private per advice from Cornell University Police Department and was open only to Union members and selected invited guests. The event, although originally intended to be public, was recently made private per advice from Cornell University Police Department and is now open only to Union members and selected invited guests. The location of the lecture has been kept private and undisclosed even to attendees until only hours before the event. Johns is a co-founder and a leader of the Tea Party movement and has notably served as speechwriter for former President George H.W. Bush.

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Cornellians Compete in Campus-Wide Guac-Off


Hosted by the 2018 Class Council, Guac-Off for Haiti Relief invited students to taste and judge over 45 different guacamole made by fellow Cornellians. Proceeds from the event were donated to Edeyo Foundation, an organization that provides free educational, nutritional, and social support to disadvantaged children in Bel Air, Haiti.