Daya, Saint Motel to Perform at Homecoming

The Cornell Concert Commission announced on Thursday evening that the artists Saint Motel and Daya are slated to co-headline the homecoming concert at Barton Hall on Saturday October 5th.

Democratic presidential candidates Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, and Tulsi Gabbard on stage during the second night of the Democratic presidential debates on July 31, 2019.

Where to Watch: Third Democratic Debates

In four hundred and eighteen days, election day 2020 will be here. It may seem far in the distance, especially when many students seem to operate on a hours-until-next-prelim timeline. But the field of Democratic candidates has already been winnowed down to the ten who qualify to take to the stage in Houston tomorrow. Whether you’re part of the “Yang Gang,” “All In for Warren,” “Feeling the Bern” or still want to “Make America Great Again,” anyone can attend one of these debate watch parties Thursday night.

The Cornell Health Building in 2017.

CBD on Campus: Cornell Health Pharmacy to Stock CBD Products, Starting This Semester

Lack of sleep, headache, stress and anxiety: ask almost any Cornellian and they will tell you that these are the most common ailments plaguing the student population. By coincidence, these same illnesses are purportedly ones which can be treated with cannabidiol, or CBD, a substance extracted from the leaves of the cannabis sativa plant. Until a few months ago, CBD medicines were only available in niche online stores and some alternative medicine shops. But with the passage
of the 2018 Farm Bill and the subsequent passionate embrace of the cannabis industry by farmers, entrepreneurs and investors, one can find CBD everywhere from Wegman’s to GreenStar to CTB, and now, at the Cornell Health Pharmacy. Cornell Health Pharmacy manager Tracey DeNardo told The Sun back in April that the pharmacology team was planning on doing a review over the summer to determine which CBD drug companies’ products, if any, they would sell at the campus pharmacy.


The New York State Hemp Industry is Growing like a Weed

Similar conversations are happening at café tables across New York. The lucrative potential of hemp is bringing people together: “Investors and businesspeople together with the farmers out there getting their hands dirty. [Hemp is] the best opportunity farmers have had in their lifetime. I don’t know of another crop as lucrative.”