Slick Shoes Hosts Annual Halloween Dance

On Friday, Oct. 30, Slick Shoes held their annual Halloween dance, providing a space for any student interested in swing or ballroom dance to hang out and pursue their interest.  Aside from the social dance setting, the dance also included a lindy hop lesson and a costume contest. Slick Shoes Vice President Jess Reed said, […]

UNICEF Club Raises Money by Selling Care Packages

Amidst all of the Homecoming activities that graced the Hilltop last week, Cornell’s UNICEF campus initiative, Believe in Zero, held a fundraiser selling care packages. Throughout the week, Believe in Zero members manned a table in the library displaying sample packages. They also set up outside of Culture Show and the Homecoming football game. Packages […]

Steel Drum Concert: Congoing off to Mardi Gras

Strolling into King Chapel on a Friday evening for a concert, one expects some classical pieces, polite claps and somber white-washed faces on stage in constricting uniforms. The expectation is not loud shirts, grooving hips, and every audience member unable to refrain from rolling their shoulders with the beat. Yet, when pan drums are the […]

Interview with Samantha Jenks

Samantha Jenks Assistant Athletic Trainer Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University   Reed: “What day-to-day activities does your job involve?” Jenks: “A typical day consists of coming in for our treatment hour and helping athletes with rehab. Then later in the day I’ll come back in before practices or games and help get the […]

Interview with Tyler Carrington

Tyler Carrington Visiting Assistant Professor of German Studies B.A. in German from Wheaton College; M.A. in German from Middlebury College; M.A in History from Loyola University Chicago; Ph.D. in German History from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   Reed: “How did you end up teaching German?” Carrington: “…I have long loved the German language, ever […]

Interview with Mark Winder

Mark Winder Director of Campus Safety Formerly Mt. Vernon’s Chief of Police   Reed: “How did you get involved in this type of career field?” Winder: “Well, I’ve been in law enforcement for 32 years…I was a prison guard up at Anamosa, and I was a jail corrections officer for a period of time…I was […]