Members of the Cornell and Ithaca community attend the Syrian Refugee Gala in the Johnson Museum of Art Saturday night.

Gala Raises Funds, Awareness for Syrian Refugees

“Sometimes I feel like we’re stuck in our own Cornell bubble,” said Salma Shitia ’18. “But to have an entire community and an entire city that also feels that way is very rare, and I’m honestly so grateful that I could attend Cornell and be a part of the Ithaca community where individuals are so kindhearted and open-minded.”