More than 200 skateboarders from all over the United States gathered in Ithaca Saturday on the corner of Buffalo Street and Eddy Street for the 2013 Ithaca Skate Jam –– an annual skateboarding event that is hosted by Comet Skateboards, the leading producer of eco-friendly skateboards and longboards.
Being smart, hardworking and affable may get you a job and even an early promotion. But it takes more to become a startup entrepreneur, according to John P. Jaquette, Jr., executive director of Entrepreneurship@Cornell.
Getting a job lined up before graduation or landing a summer internship is often more stressful than the prelim season for Cornell students. Yet in a world where LinkedIn is to job search what Facebook is to social life, Cornell students have ignored one of the most useful assets available to them: alumni.
Five months after Ithaca’s Common Council approved a budget reducing the number of city firefighters by two, firefighters say it has been a challenge to maintain the Ithaca Fire Department’s already-strained workforce.
Over the next two years, Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, N.Y., will receive $4.7 million to help it renovate its greenhouse buildings, according to a University press release.
In an effort to combat a much debated, lingering problem of controlling its deer population, the Village of Cayuga Heights will need to continue sterilizing a high percentage of its deer, according to Kate Supron, mayor of the village.
The Cornell chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine argued at a panel Thursday that Israel conceals reports of ongoing human rights violations in Palestine by “pinkwashing” others, or portraying itself as an advocate of LGBTQ rights.