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Prisoner Express: Book Packing

Pooja Patel Prisoner Express: Book Packing has been an event that APO has long participated in. It creates an opportunity for incarcerated men and women across the country to connect with the world and to obtain educational opportunities and information via books. As a volunteer, you help package a set of books that was requested […]

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Jenkins & Marvels service mixer

Adena Dass At the Jenkins & Marvels service mixer, brothers and pledges watched a short video about mental health in the prison system, specifically at the Cook Country Jail in Chicago, followed by reflection. Here are some thoughts our brothers shared: “They’re not just numbers. They are real people. They have real stories. They are […]

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The Power of Handwritten Letters: Letters Against Depression

By: Wendy Zhuo and Cordelia Ding It’s 6 PM on a Friday, and I have one last activity to look forward to before my weekend officially starts: Letters Against Depression. I briskly make my way to Cascadilla Hall where I know friendly faces will be waiting in the 2nd-floor lounge, scrolling and pausing through the […]

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BigRed//Hacks

Shea Belsky Ever wondered what happens when you gather hundreds of programmers, designers, and thinkers in PSB for a weekend? They can make some pretty awesome stuff! BigRed//Hacks is Cornell’s biggest hackathon, bringing together college students from across the country to work on amazing technical projects. Hackers come up with ideas, write code and designs, […]

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Stand Against Sexual Assault Tabling

Gillian Fennell On Wednesday, October 17th, APO held its fourth “Stand Against Sexual Assault” tabling event. Thank you to Maddie Feldman, Kat Ratner, Olivia Goosay, Nikola Kanaris, Devyn Ottman, and Valerie Kong and all the folks that came to the “Let’s Make Empowering Quarter cards” fellowship for helping out! During the event, these lovely lady […]

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Procrastinate at the Straight

Allison Baal Procrastinate at the Straight is a de-stressing event hosted by Cornell Minds Matter, the Willard Straight Resource Center, and the Student Union Board. It occurs every other Wednesday to give the Cornell community an opportunity to take a break and relax in the middle of the week. Each event is themed, and this […]

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Collegetown Cleanup

Yibing “Shirley” Yao Collegetown Cleanup is a weekly event that happens every Sunday morning in Collegetown. In groups of 3 to 4 people, we walk around the Collegetown, chat about the funny things, prelims (LOL) or APO events that happen over the week and clean up the neighborhood with our own hands! It’s a relaxing […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Joanna Hua Mental Health Awareness Week is in full swing at Cornell, and Alpha Phi Omega – Gamma Chapter is always a supporter of mental health and taking care of yourself! This week, co-chaired by APO’s pledge master Joanna Hua, is taking place in a variety of ways. Lift Your Spirits Day is just one […]

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Dilmun Hill Student Farms

Yasamin Bayley There is nothing better than finishing off your busy Wednesday than by digging around in some soft and healthy organic soil! No really, it’s such a great feeling. At Dilmun Hill, a student-run organic farm, there is so much digging to be done! When you walk through the gates, it might not look […]

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Maker Is In

Tiffany Yeh You know that big cream-colored building on the corner of the street? That one you sort of glance at every time you wait for the TCAT? The outside may seem plain but don’t let that fool you. From teaching kids about robots to building cities with LEGOS, Tompkins County Library has become the […]

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