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Downtown vigil honors breast cancer victims

By | Sep 28, 2007

Trumansburg resident Joan Abrams had a wonderful life — she had good friends, a loving husband and two daughters who would soon be attending college. At 51, she ate well and exercised regularly. But the results of her yearly mammogram were devastating: Abrams had breast cancer. Suddenly, her life was turned upside down with visits…

Technology makes classrooms across campus ‘smarter’

By | Mar 8, 2007

“So much depends on the table,” said Michael Rogers, as he walked through the Center for Natural Sciences’ new “smart classroom.” The Performance-Based Physics Lab, designed by Rogers and other professors in the physics department, opened this fall. The classroom, which cost $750,000, was converted from two classrooms and two storerooms. Wanting to offer students…

Greek life keeps tradition alive on and off campus

By | Feb 8, 2007

Rush night in Clark Lounge was BYOB, but instead of cases of Keystone, pledges were told to “bring your own banana.” This twist on a traditional fraternity idea was part of last week’s ice cream social rush event sponsored by the academic fraternity Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. PMAS, which is substance-free like all on-campus fraternities,…