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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

December 13, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Opinion

Ups and Downs

%image_alt%Up: Addition of new permaculture garden near Williams Hall
Last week marked the national Earth Week movement as well as the inauguration of a new permaculture garden on campus. Thanks to professor Michael Smith and his research team, the abandoned space will now hold a host of perennial plants.

 

%image_alt%Up: IC 20/20 vision plan to adopt alternative learning methods
Many students learn best through hands-on methods and alternative learning. Breaking free from the standard confines of a classroom would enhance students’ understanding of what they’re studying.

 

%image_alt%Down: Getting involved in charity to merely “raise awareness”
There’s a fine line between being charitable to help others and being charitable to just help one’s self feel better. “Raising awareness” doesn’t always cut it.

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