President David Skorton sat down with The Sun on Monday to discuss his decision-making regarding Greek life, staff cuts, suicide prevention and the controversial folding of the Africana Center into the College of Arts and Sciences.
Six freshmen who were pledging Sigma Alpha Epsilon when George Desdunes ’13 died in February have left campus. It remains unclear whether the students faced disciplinary action or left campus voluntarily.
George Desdunes ’13 died Friday morning after he was found unresponsive in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house. Alcohol consumption may have played a role in the death, Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing said.
Carl Sagan never lived in the Sphinx Tomb. It is one room, suitable as a study. He had a home in Cayuga Heights which is where he lived. The person who owned it before Sagan never finished converting it to a home, and Sagan had his work demolished.