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AT THE NEWS DESK
GREEK'S GONE: The University will most likely cease offering courses in Modern Greek by next school year.
SERIOUS SUNY SITUATION: A clause in New York State law may allow New Jersey college students who attended high school in New York to be subject to in-state tuition policy.
BACKWARDS AMERICA: Cody Gault ’11 lambastes the swath of the American public who provide no scientific logic or basis for their beliefs.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: The team has begun experiencing a degree of success with a starting lineup featuring several young players.
SWIMMING: Members of the men’s swimming team could give Michael Phelps a run for his money at the dinner table, as some eat up to 8,000 calories a day.
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ALUMNI IN THE REAL WORLD
Bill Nye “the Science Guy” ’77 recently criticized teacher’s who refuse to teach Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in classrooms. According to Nye, “Science is the key to our future, and if you don’t believe in science, then you’re holding everybody back.”
Several states currently have bills in the state legislature that support and/or encourage teacher’s who refuse to teach the theory, including New Mexico, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kentucky.
Currently serving as the director of the Planetary Society, Nye gained fame as the host of Bill Nye the Science Guy, which won 18 Emmy awards in its run from 1993 to 1997.
Every weekday during the school year, The Sun will suggest an item on the "161 Things Every Cornellian Should Do" to complete.
Stay away from spicy and fatty foods today, in preparation for an Ithaca tradition this weekend: #30 Get heartburn at the Chili Cook-off on the Commons