A demonstrator wears a face mask with the center removed while protesting Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's 'Stay Home, Stay Healthy' emergency order outside the Capitol Building in Olympia, Wash., April 19, 2020.

Why People Refuse to Wear Masks, Explained

“Mask-wearing can be framed by some people as a means to protect themselves, their loved ones and their communities from this disease, while other people frame mask-wearing as an infringement on their rights and an unnecessary response to the risk,” Schulze said.

A lecture held in Rawlings Auditorium in Klarman Hall.

Building Your Professional Skill Sets Through Cornell Courses

For students from non-traditional majors looking to build transferable skills for the professional workplace, choosing classes can be overwhelming. Two Cornell undergraduates and two recent graduates offered tips for ways to gain transferable skills for the workplace through Cornell’s many courses.

A broken beauty product in New York.

As Beauty Industry Reckons With Race, Scholars Remain Skeptical

Hairstyles like “white or Asian people with dreadlocks or box braids, at a time when Black people wearing those styles will have them kicked out of school or fired from their jobs. Some academics talk about this as loving Black culture, but not Black people,” Rooks said.