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  • I Am From: An Ode to the Telluride House by Emily Lawsin

    A 10-minute Free-Writing Poetry Workshop with Telluride & GEAR-UP Ypsilanti © by Emily P. Lawsin I am from The paneled library with its George Nelson lamps Warmed by the grand piano next door, and eclectic books donated from graduating seniors; An army of stubborn ants......

  • 50 Years Ago in the Telluride Newsletter

    50 Years Ago in the Telluride Newsletter: Past Telluride Newsletters are often a fascinating window into both the history of Telluride Association and the wider currents of social and political issues of the day. The November 1968 issue is a great example of both. Interspersed with......

  • Recipe for Chinese Scallion Pancakes

    On Mar 6, 2018, MBTA housemembers enjoyed a PubSpeak by Allina Chang (MB’17) on Chinese Food and Cooking. As part of the PubSpeak, she taught housemembers how to make Chinese Scallion Pancakes (Vegan) and Steamed dumplings. Anthony Zheng (MB’17) was her sous chef for the......

  • Telluriders in Music

    Music—both its performance and study—has been a topic of great interest to many Telluriders over the years (it is no accident that one of Cornell Branch’s public rooms is known as the “Music Room,” nor that music is a frequent topic of TASS and TASP......

  • From Web to Web: Rebecca Carter SP91 CB92 TA00, Spider Scientist turned Data Scientist

    By Michael Becker Rebecca Carter has a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy and Management, but she’s eschewed her former work on the behavior and evolution of spiders to delve into data science with the major online auction site eBay. Editor Michael Becker recently sat down......

  • Eyes on a Changing World: Three Poems by Pepper Trail

    by Pepper Trail CB72 TA73 SYLLABUS FOR THE WARMING WORLD Teach me now the epistemology of melt The inflexible rules of liquefaction How broad white glaciers, bovine and calm Drop their slippery calves into the sea How ice, crystalline and blue, can rot Pock, crack,......

  • Telluride’s Olympians: Meredith “Flash” Gourdine CB50 and Bonnie St. John SP81

    By Matthew Trail SP81 CB82 TA84 Telluride has had at least two Olympians among its ranks, and both were medalists: Meredith Gourdine in the 1952 Summer Olympics and Bonnie St. John in the 1984 Winter Paralympics. Both went on from their Telluridean and Olympic careers......

  • Yarrow Award Winner Helena Ratté writes about her experiences with AMICA e.V.

    By Helena Ratté MB13 I received the 2017 Yarrow Award to conduct research in Germany and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) as part of an evaluation project for the German humanitarian women’s organization AMICA e.V. Over the course of a six-month period, I assisted in designing a......

  • 1962: Civil Rights and Black Power at CBTA

    By Michael Becker In May 1962, Cornell hosted a remarkable debate between two leading intellectuals and activists around Black freedom: Malcolm X, then representing Elijah Muhammed’s Nation of Islam, and James Farmer, president of CORE, the Congress of Racial Equality. At the time of their......

  • ACLU Attorney Miriam Aukerman: “Telluride teaches you to see the impact of the decisions you make”

    by Maia Dedrick Miriam Aukerman SP86 CB87 TA88 is a senior staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan, and manages the ACLU’s West Michigan Regional Office. Miriam graduated summa cum laude from both Cornell University and the New York University Law......

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