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Cartas de Corazón

Cara Smith Cartas de Corazón is on-campus event where we make bilingual cards for to help welcome immigrants into the United States! We write messages both in Spanish and English, decorate them, and send them down to Texas, where RAICES then distributes them to immigrants who have been recently released from ICE detention. It’s a […]

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Chill With Your Boo! Set-Up

Niko Nguyen The Saturday after Halloween, APO hosted a Halloween Date Night called Chill With Your Boo! It was an event with tons of food and fun activities, and it was a great way to celebrate Halloween with fellow APO brothers. Lots of APO brothers (and non-brothers) dressed up in super creative costumes — my […]

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Music for the Elderly

Marissa Gailitis During today’s trip to the Cayuga Ridge nursing home, our original group of 8 people dwindled down to just 2, due to sickness and prelims. My friend Anna, the treasurer of the club, and myself were the last two standing. But alas, the show must go on! Despite our love for both music […]

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Letters Against Depression

Dua Raza Letters Against Depression is a service organization our fraternity works with to ensure that people struggling with various mental illnesses and issues don’t feel alone in their battle. As brothers, we unite to write letters to people we resonate with, encouraging them to stay strong and stay true to themselves. We all have […]

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Night at Loaves and Fishes

Ellie Walsh On Thursday, October 17th, I spent my night, with two other brothers, Jen and Shannon, at Loaves and Fishes. This event was extremely satisfying, and overall a very enjoyable experience. I love the idea of interacting with the Ithaca community outside Cornell. The ability to open up and see into the life of […]

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Nate’s Run 2019

Molly Smith Nate’s Run for Smiles is an annual 5K APO Gamma Chapter hosts to raise money for the Children’s Hospital at Montefiores’ Nate Rand Play Therapy Room. The run is in Memory of Nate Rand, who was a brother in APO. Nate’s mom, dad, sister, niece, and nephew made the trip up from the […]

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Letters for Pledges

Lisa LaBarbera During the last week of rush, Rochelle (the Retention Chair) and I (the PR Chair) hosted service events to write letters to pledges! The events, entitled From Former Pledges to Current Pledges, were created so that brothers could write handwritten notes to each pledge to make their pledging experience a little more personal! […]

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Action Against Hate

Lindy Davenport The past several years have borne witness to a rise of hate crimes and normalization of hate speech. Many of us see this trend and are disturbed by it, but feel helpless, and do not know how to combat it. In an effort to take action against hate, First Congregational Church in Ithaca […]

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Fingerknitting on West Kickoff

Allison Grimstead Last Wednesday, finger-knitting kicked off their first service event for the semester in Keeton House on West Campus. We are preparing to donate the finger-knitted scarves to the Catholic Charities of Tompkins & Tioga Counties. People who are currently homeless will use these scarves to bundle up during Ithaca’s coming winter. I enjoy […]

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TGIF Welcome Weekend

Gogo Lemea During the first weekend of the fall semester, Cornell’s Welcome Weekend hosted “TGIF: Welcome Weekend”. While this event is aimed at freshmen and transfer students, it is open to all members of the Cornell Community. Welcome Weekend hosted a wide variety of events that would interest many Cornell students. The event started off […]

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