BERNSTEIN | The NCAA’s ‘Amateurism’ Fallacy

Do you, the athlete or the fan, prefer watching sports when the athletes are unpaid? Does that really change the way you watch the game?The truth is, it doesn’t. People like sports and players making money won’t drive away interest. It won’t change the way that college sports are played either.

SMITH | Rent a Cat?

I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect as I drove a somewhat stinky, meowing cat carrier home. But when I first opened the door to the carrier and a tiny black cat slinked out, my hang ups all but evaporated.

Behind the Seams of Digital Thrifting Platforms

Should we really be buying clothes online if there are all these unknown variables such as fit, texture, compatibility and condition? Is the disconnect with the actual item perpetuating irresponsible or unconscious shopping? Do you truly need more new clothes, despite how cheap they are? 

Cornell Thrift is the answer to all of these questions. It is the perfect club to supplement fashion needs without overspending  or buying new. Each year in Willard Straight, Cornell Thrift holds a pop-up thrift shop with a wide selection of free garments.

A Trader Joe’s Welcome

The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here — Trader Joe’s has officially opened in Ithaca! Both students and the Ithaca community alike have eagerly awaited this day. Located on 744 S Meadow Street, Trader Joe’s now occupies the corner store next to Old Navy. Students no longer have to trek to Syracuse to get their hands on the many decadent Trader Joe’s exclusives that we all know and love. 

Walking into Trader Joe’s for the first time on Feb. 25 was like a breath of fresh air.