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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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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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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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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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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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SewGreen

Elise He SewGreen is a non-profit located in the Commons and is part of Sustainable Tompkins. Its goal is to reduce waste and promote re-using and upcycling by taking donations of fabrics, sewing materials, and knitting materials and re-selling them, donating them, or using them in their free and/or low-cost classes for children and adults […]

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Finger Lakes ReUse Center

Antonio Saporito The Finger Lakes ReUse Center off of Triphammer Road is a thrifters’ dream, as well as a wonderful place to do service. Only as far as Target in Lansing, it is easily accessible by bus or car. Mountains of unwanted, yet useful and interesting items surround the nonprofit, carrying out the store’s mission […]

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Cornell Bridges Heights

Madeline Feldman At my most recent visit to Bridges, Cornell Heights, I was greeted with “I’m really glad to see you today,” “Wow you’re back!!” and a “Thank you,” with the warmest smiles. Bridges is an old age home located right behind Cornell’s North Campus and is a really special and unique place. I’ve been volunteering there […]

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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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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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