18 SA Members Vote to Decrease Emergency Financial Aid Fund, Possibly Increase Fees

By a vote of 18-4-1 the Student Assembly (SA) adopted Resolution 65, which calls for the creation for a student-run grocery store to address concerns regarding food insecurity on campus. That is, a majority of SA members voted to decrease emergency financial aid, possibly decrease students’ normal financial aid packages, and possibly implement new student fees. Their names are: Matthew…

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SA’s Student Grocery Store Could Devastate SHS Financial Aid Fund in 6 Years, According to Model

The following is a guest submission from Max Weisbrod ’16 in response to “Oppose the Student Assembly’s Proposed Student-Run Grocery Store” published on April 23, 2015. With the new internship stipend program and a smaller endowment due to the funding structure of the Student Assembly’s (SA) proposed Student-Run Grocery Store, the emergency financial aid fund…

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Cornell Police Mum on Claims of Student Protest Crackdown

Students associated with protest group Fight the Fee are claiming that the Cornell University Police Department (CUPD) is cracking down on student protest organizers. A lengthy statement titled “Communique on Repression of Student Activism at Cornell University” on Fight the Fee’s website claims CUPD criminal investigators have called several well-known members of Cornell’s protest community in for…

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Amid Claims of Police Investigations, Cornell Independent Students Union Declared on Bailey Plaza

“The future of education is here.” – Unidentified Cornell Independent Students Union speaker As members of the Cornell community descended upon campus this weekend to celebrate Cornell’s sesquicentennial and Charter Weekend, about 70 students gathered in Bailey Plaza this afternoon to declare the formation of the Cornell Independent Students’ Union (CISU). CISU describes itself as…

Oberlin College Feminists Write Love Letter to Themselves, Hang Posters Attacking College Republicans and Libertarians

Feminist activists at Oberlin College reportedly hung posters personally attacking members of the College Republicans and Libertarians club for “perpetuating rape culture” because the group had organized an event featuring prominent American Enterprise Institute scholar Christina Hoff Sommers. Though Oberlin is regarded as one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, scores of students protested Sommers’…