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  • 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......