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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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Food Recovery Network

Sydney Mittiga Starting the first semester of my freshman year, and throughout my second semester, I have been regularly involved in the food recoveries coordinated by Food Recovery Network (FRN). Through FRN, I am able to combine my passion for environmental conservation and ending world hunger in one service event. During food recoveries, one goes […]

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Prisoner’s Express

Sydney Mittiga During my pledge semester in the Fall of 2018, my pledge project group worked with Prisoner Express to create a service project concerning prisoner reform. Members of my PPG and myself had worked with Prisoner Express before. Collectively we had participated in the journal project, art pen pals, book packing, and the theme/poetry […]

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Mary Durham Boutique

Angela Li The Mary Durham Boutique is located in a quaint little house on Court Street, just a few minutes away from Collegetown by car. The Boutique offers affordable yet fashionable clothing and jewelry for women and girls. It’s part of the Women’s Opportunity Center, which aims to empower our community’s women and homemakers after […]

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Prisoner’s Express Bookpacking: Education is a Privilege

Wendy Zhuo Between complaining about prelims and assignments and the yearning for spring break or summer to come, it is so easy to forget how blessed I am to have the opportunity to be on Cornell’s campus every day for the past four years, getting to learn something new from a plethora of sources- through […]

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Activism Leadership Workshop

Joanna Hua APO took to some international service this past week, as brothers participated in a leadership workshop in conjunction with a service event tied to activism and the Write for Rights campaign hosted by Amnesty International. The group delved into human rights and letter writing as a form of activism before embarking on the […]

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