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My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

Far Above Cayuga's Waters: Cornell Debates Race on Reunion Weekend

Danny Schechter | Posted 08.10.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

How can you be in the past and present at the same time? Go to your college reunion. It was there that I deepened my involvement in civil rights activism and socially committed journalism.

Lucia Graves

High On Jobs | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

A mayor in western New York state on Tuesday became latest municipal official to call for the legalization of marijuana, citing not just wasted law en...

Ithaca's Mayor Converts Personal Parking Space Into Public Park

Posted 06.03.2012 | Good News

Svante Myrick's story is one of incredible grit and perseverance. In February this year, the 24-year-old made headlines when he became the youngest-ev...

Ithaca's Youngest-Ever Mayor Is Also Its Most Inspiring

Posted 03.01.2012 | Good News

Svante Myrick, Ithaca's newly-elected 24-year-old mayor has an incredible story to tell. Not only is he the town's youngest mayor in history, he also ...