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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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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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Fabulous Finger Knitting!

Kelly Stone Fabulous Finger Knitting is a weekly event that happens every Wednesday night in William Keeton House. It is a very fun, fulfilling service event in which we finger knit scarves from scratch and then weave them together into larger scarves and baby blankets. Over the years, the finger knitting service project has worked […]

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A New Service Brew: Coffee Sleeve Scripts

Julia Allen On Sunday afternoons in Goldman Smith Hall, the soft sound of markers against the paper and casual conversation drift from a sunlit classroom. We are decorating coffee sleeves with uplifting messages, puns, and doodles for Mandible Cafe. The Coffee Sleeve Scripts project started as a pledge project a few years ago and has […]

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Food Recovery Network

Trisha Ray Food Recovery Network is an organization that focuses on recovering leftover food in dining halls.  I really enjoy this service event because you get to see the immediate impact of your work.  The Food Recovery Network organization does a great job of organizing recoveries at Okenshield’s, Becker, and RPCC on a weekly basis.  […]

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Bake Sale for Ithaca Cancer Resource Center

Holly Zheng Donating to cancer research sometimes seems like you’re throwing your money into a black hole labeled “potential future treatments”. It’s hard to see the immediate impact of your donations – partly due to the long and arduous journey any treatment has to undergo before being clinically approved, but also because most research, well, […]

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Gorge Safety Presentation

Molly Smith Gamma chapter recently hosted a Gorge Safety presentation where the Natural Areas Director, Mr. Todd Bittner, came to speak to the brotherhood. I found the presentation very comprehensive and it touched on some key points about gorge safety. The presentation began with a short video that showed why the gorges are so dangerous. […]

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Listening Tent

Amrit Hingorani When I signed up for the listening tent, I had no idea what to expect. However, when I showed up to Ho Plaza, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed the event. To start, Shannon and I helped set up a booth promoting mental health awareness. The booth included helpful brochures […]

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Closet Sorting with Cornell Thrift

  Katherine McPherson Cornell Thrift is an amazing organization on campus that I only wish I had learned about earlier in my time at Cornell. Their mission is to “reduce campus-wide waste and improve student welfare through the redistribution of reusable personal items.” This project was inspired by the “free-piles” that build up in university […]

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Dump, Run, and Save Money and the Environment! 

Brady Bunkelman Every year, the Dump and Run sale is enjoyed by hundreds of locals, freshmen, and upperclassmen alike, who make the trek to Helen Newman Hall before sunrise to get a good spot in line for the best deals! Essentially a giant thrift store, the dump and run sells used clothing and other items, […]

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