Judge Outlines Conflicting Interests Between Corporations and States

Yusuf, who serves as the vice president and judge of the International Court of Justice — the main body responsible for adjudicating international disputes in the United Nations — in The Hague, Netherlands, detailed the pitfalls in balancing the interests between multinational corporations and sovereign states.


Students Develop Smart Note Taking System, Education Themed Software at BigRed Hacks

From Friday to Sunday, teams of programmers, designers and students from a variety of backgrounds raced against the clock to produce impactful software. BigRed Hacks, the oldest student-run hackathon at Cornell, drew upon a large number of students from across the country. “Part of what I feel our mission is, is to relieve tension and show people that you really don’t have to be a genius to have fun and learn things at hackathons. The only thing you need is the will to try,” said Jeffrey Van ’19, a student organizer at the event. Abhishek Velayudham, a sophomore majoring in computer science at the University of Maryland, College Park, reflected on what motivated him to attend the event.