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Cornell Coronavirus Plea to Students: Stop Partying!

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 16, 2020 at 8:00am 3/16/2020 at 8:00am
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Many students are probably just dumbfounded by the suddenness of all the closures.

From the Cornell Daily Sun:

While Some Cornellians Self-Quarantine, Others Pack Parties in Response to Campus Shutdown

It’s a tale of two Cornells: There are parties, bars and profane bedsheets; but also panic, hasty departures and those self-quarantining after studying abroad....

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On the beach, waiting for Wuhan coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:30pm 3/14/2020 at 8:30pm

There are a small number of movies that had a profound impact on me as a child. Having grown up in the generation for whom nuclear war was the looming threat, many of those formative movies concerned the aftermath of nuclear war.

I particularly remember Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove.

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Student Group Claims Cornell’s Coronavirus Concerns Stem from ‘Xenophobic Perceptions of Asian People’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:00am 2/7/2020 at 10:00am

Our very own Professor Jacobson is quoted in this story.

FOX News reports:

Student group: Cornell’s coronavirus concerns stem from ‘xenophobic perceptions of Asian people’

A Cornell University student group declared on Tuesday that the school is “buying into Sinophobic rhetoric” and “racist fear mongering” because it sent a mass email about the coronavirus.

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Wuhan Virus Watch: Cornell Student Under Quarantine for Possible Coronavirus Infection

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/locations-confirmed-cases.html
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 9:00am 2/5/2020 at 9:00am
CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/locations-confirmed-cases.html

As of Wednesday morning, the world has over 25,500 cases of the Wuhan coronavirus reported from 28 countries and administrative states, with 492 deaths.

Reports say 3,223 of those patients are in critical condition and 907 confirmed recoveries.

***We will update this post with new information.

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Impeachment: Republican Senators “recognize the trial … as an attempted political decapitation”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9:00pm 1/22/2020 at 9:00pm

My Cornell University theme song is Green Day’s Boulevard of Broken Dreams:

I walk a lonely road, the only one that I have ever known, don’t know where it goes, but it’s home to me and I walk alone.

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Cornell Sun Op-Ed Mocks “White Woman Tears”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8:00am 10/9/2019 at 8:00am

The only reason the writer can do this is because she is singling out “white” women. Let’s see her try this with any other group.

From the Cornell Daily Sun:

White Woman Tears

White women are the embodiment of the ‘Damsel in Distress’ archetype, affording them one rather uncanny superpower: the power to garner...

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Poll Shows the Message is Getting Through: BDS is anti-Semitic

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 8:30pm 6/6/2019 at 8:30pm

When a coalition of student groups at Cornell University, led by Students for Justice in Palestine, recently tried to pass a divestment resolution against certain companies doing business in Israel, a couple of interesting things happened.

First, as is now a common tactic, the dispute was racialized to portray it as a...

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VIDEO: Cornell Student Assembly Rejects BDS

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 8:55pm 4/11/2019 at 8:55pm
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Cornell Student: Undergraduate Assembly must not adopt inaccurate and misleading BDS Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00am 4/10/2019 at 7:00am
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On April 11, the Student Assembly will vote on a Resolution submitted by Students for Justice in Palestine (Resolution 36).

Much of Resolution 36 is deeply misleading and inaccurate. Resolution 36 must be rejected by the Student Assembly, which should not adopt a document which falls below basic academic standards.

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Cornell President to Students for Justice in Palestine: “I must reject your call for BDS-related divestment”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/28/2019 at 9:00pm

At Cornell University, a coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) has launched a BDS campaign through a Facebook announcement and a letter delivered to Cornell University President Martha Pollack.

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Anti-Israel BDS boycott campaign returns to Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9:30pm 2/20/2019 at 9:30pm

A coalition of student groups led by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is renewing a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) effort at Cornell University, where I teach.

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Leftist Activism 101: Get in someone’s face and then play victim for the cameras

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 8:30pm 1/21/2019 at 8:30pm
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The recent interaction in DC between high school students (one in particular) and an older activist who is Native American reminded me of a warning...

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Progressive Sole: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Shoes to be Displayed in Exhibit at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 9:00am 11/28/2018 at 9:00am
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is enjoying the sort of hero worship by Democrats and the media not seen since Obama. She can do no wrong in their eyes, and every aspect of her must be celebrated. Even the shoes she campaigned in are now going to get special treatment.

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Former Cornell Student Admits to Hoarding Dangerous Weapons in Apartment

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00am 11/16/2018 at 8:00am

This young man was arrested back in March. Now he has admitted to the charges. This is big trouble.

The Cornell Daily Sun

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Profs Suggest One-Time Only Trigger Warning for College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12:00pm 10/19/2018 at 12:00pm

This is actually a great proposal from Cornell professors Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams and Emory University professor Scott O. Lilienfeld.

Together, they wrote this piece for Inside Higher Ed:

The One-Time-Only Trigger Warning

The trigger-warning debate presents faculty members and administrat...

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Cornell Course Will Suggest Denying Climate Change is ‘Derangement’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 8:00am 5/8/2018 at 8:00am

There are few issues which bring out the left’s holy inquisition more than climate change.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Cornell to teach climate deniers are ‘Deranged Authority’ in new course

Students at Cornell University can sign up for a course on “Deranged Authority” for the fall semester, where they will be taught that a...

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Cornell Student Presents Thesis Dressed In Underwear

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 10:51pm 5/6/2018 at 10:51pm

A Cornell University student delivered her Thesis dressed in underwear.

She made the decision to do this after her professor questioned her choice of clothing. The presentation was for a performing and media arts course. That’s one way to grab people’s attention!

The Cornell Daily Sun reports:

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