Ithaca May Rename State St. After MLK Jr.

Ithacans from various facets of the community debated over the possible renaming of State Street yesterday in City Hall. The City of Ithaca’s Board of Public Works held the public hearing to help finalize whether or not to rename the street Martin Luther King Jr. Street. Because of the large turnout of speakers, the Board was not able to make a final decision and postponed the discussion of the issue to next Wednesday.

$40 Million Milstein Hall Plans Announced

Architect Rem Koolhaas reveals building design

The Pritzker prize-winning architect Rem Koolhaas revealed to the Cornell community in Bailey Hall yesterday plans for the new College of Architecture, Art and Planning building, Milstein Hall. This $40 million building will be placed on the Arts Quad and is meant to coincide with the two current AAP buildings, Rand and Sibley Hall.

Maas Psyched for Bailey Hall Opening

After three years of construction, the new Bailey Hall is now open for business. As one of Cornell’s most historic auditoriums, this building houses the Cornell Concert Series, special events, such as tomorrow’s academic symposium, and the University’s largest class, Psych 101: Introduction to Psychology: The Frontiers of Psychological Inquiry .

Power Goes Off in Gothics

Construction on West causes power shutdown

If your alarm clock did not work this morning, it might have been because of the West Campus Residential Initiative. This morning, students on West Campus experienced a power shutdown due to construction on the loading docks for the Hans Bethe House, a new residential building scheduled to open by January.