“Don’t be in last place, Cornell,” Adam Levine, the newly declared candidate for Ithaca mayor, told The Sun in a Friday interview. Levine wants to “leverage” Cornell to contribute more to the City of Ithaca — and it’s just one part of his vision for a city that supports the working class individual.
A new Cornell Tech study shows that news headlines might not matter as much as we think. Prof. Mor Naaman examined how much previously held political beliefs affected how much Americans trusted headlines.
WVBR 93.5 FM Ithaca’s “real rock radio” is out and “Ithaca’s Alternative” is in. This change of genre for the independent, Cornell student-run radio station comes after increasing confusion as to what constitutes “real rock.” In the recent years, the station has failed to focus its efforts on any particular decade or subgenre, leading to a lack of consistency within their sound. With the new alternative format, the station will play songs from the ’90s, classic alternative if you will, to the present. Under the genre of alternative, artists like Nirvana, The Foo Fighters, The Strokes, Cold War Kids and Tame Impala coexist with only one thing to bind them: a willingness to experiment with non-traditional sounds and stage antics. What is most interesting about this is that the station is trying to escape an unfocused format by switching to an incredibly broad format.
I could spend my final column in The Sun wistfully lamenting the passing of these years spent perched far above Cayuga’s waters, but I’m sure there are others waiting to step into that breach. My tales are much too inane for general consumption, so a meditation, if it deserves such a term, on my time in this country seems a better choice than bland personal anecdotes. Though I suppose it is precisely the inanity of the anecdotes that makes the profundity of the meditation. There are things one notices only after having lived in a country for some time. Small things that tourists would not recognise.
“The Johnson family has provided remarkable leadership and support to Cornell over three generations,” Interim President Hunter R. Rawlings told the Cornell Chronicle. “Their friendship, guidance and generosity have helped to shape the university we know today.”
Several high-profile individuals, including Vice President Mike Pence and Kellyanne Conway, top advisor to President Donald Trump, addressed the crowd of thousands gathered for the March for Life on the National Mall.