By Ivy Wang and Hazel Weng Although, Professor Isaac Kramnick’s Freedom and Justice in the Western Tradition was ranked one of the top twelve best Pre-College Summer Programs by Huffington Post, that’s not the reason why students should take it. Prospective Summer College students should consider taking it because it offers an excellent introduction to […]Read more "Exploring Freedom and Justice with Professor Isaac Kramnick"
By Ivy Wang 1.If you’re in Donlon, bring a floor lamp. Donlon does not have ceiling lights so it gets dark and gloomy in your room after 6. The reading lamps that come with the desks don’t provide enough light (although the floor lounges have lights and are a very productive place after 8). If […]Read more "Things to Pack (that they don’t tell you!) for Summer College"
By Ivy Wang Jaylexia Clark, a rising Junior in the ILR school, started the pre-law club at Cornell Summer College in hopes of spreading knowledge to potential law-school goers or even just citizen-students interested in it. When asked for personal motivators, Clark responded that she has made it her “mission to help by fostering knowledge.” […]Read more "The Laws of Pre-Law"
By Ivy Wang 1.Find the fastest way to class and plan your day efficiently. Some classes are on the Arts Quad which is a 10-15 minute walk while others such as Business/Econ or Vet classes are 20-30 minutes away. For those with classes that are further away, you can purchase a bus pass, but a […]Read more "Top Five Things Summer College Students Wish They had Realized Earlier"
On Friday, July 28th Summer College hosted its second annual Talent Show. From martial arts to piano, Summer College students got to show off their special talents. One of the outstanding acts of the night was a spoken word poetry performance by Brandi N. Martin. You can read her brilliant acrostic poem below: F.E.M.I.N.I.S.M. A […]Read more "F.E.M.I.N.I.S.M: A poem"
By Ashma Thomas So this ends the second week of classes here at Cornell University Summer College. Things are more definitely more hectic than the first week. You probably had your prelim exams, I hope you studied! There’s more and more homework and the lectures are becoming increasingly tiresome. Luckily the food is always good! […]Read more "How to Survive Your Second Week of Summer College"
By Sahana Narayan Did you know that kettle corn was first discovered by Native Americans? I sure didn’t. This was one of many things I was able to learn this weekend at the Ganondagan Arts Festival. The 2-hour drive, filled with naps, music, and mindless conversation, only heightened my anticipation. Before we knew it, we […]Read more "Ganondagan Gives Us Light: An Introspection on Cultural Appreciation"