There seems to be some serious soul-searching going on at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, which runs till November 25. Arts and Entertainment Editor Daveen Koh '14 thinks the shift in focus from architectural innovation to urban activism is timely.
In what some landlords are calling the fastest renting season in recent memory, students are rushing to claim housing in Collegetown, even sleeping outside rental agencies to be the first to secure the area’s most lucrative real estate.
Six months after Cornell’s gender-neutral housing pilot program was discontinued due to a lack of demand, the Student Assembly approved a resolution Thursday to create a revised housing program that will once again allow gender-neutral housing on campus.
Participants were treated to a glimpse into Cornell’s past and its relationship to the campus’ present Thursday morning, in an architectural tour of West Campus led by a Cornell alumnae and architectural historian.
Ending a three-year pilot program to determine demand for gender-neutral housing on campus, the University has decided to no longer offer gender-neutral housing options for on-campus residence halls starting last semester, according to Carlos Gonzalez, assistant director of residential and event services.
In December, the Rotary Club of Ithaca and the City of Ithaca awarded Prof. David Kramer, English, Ithaca College, the Pride of Ownership award for his work at 522 East State Street. The award is given annually to property owners who have improved the aesthetics of the city.