Over 300 students, led by Black Students United, occupied Willard Straight Hall on Wednesday after delivering a set of demands to President Martha Pollack. The protesters, the majority of whom were black and most of whom were people of color, were responding in part to the assault on Friday of a black Cornell student, who said a group of white men called him the N-word and repeatedly punched him in the face in Collegetown. Here’s a look at what went on.
José L. Guzman, 32, was picked up by ICE officers on Tuesday afternoon and is currently being held at a detention center in Batavia. Hundreds protested his arrest at a rally on Wednesday.
Cornellians marveled in the white sheet of snow that blanketed nearly all 2,000 acres of the Ithaca campus on Tuesday and celebrated by skiing and sliding down Libe Slope.