Voices from the Cornell Encampment: Sivan

In early May, pro-Palestinian activists at Cornell voluntarily took down their “Liberated Zone” solidarity encampment. In this series, we’ll listen to some of them explain why they participated and what they learned. Sivan is a graduate worker. “I came to the encampment because I was raised as a Jewish person to fight for what I believe in…

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Voices from the Cornell Encampment: Yomna

In early May, pro-Palestinian activists at Cornell voluntarily took down their “Liberated Zone” solidarity encampment. In this series, we’ll listen to some of them explain why they participated and what they learned. Yomna is a PhD student: “I have been here since minute one. We were in October in front of..in Ho Plaza—a few of us, and…

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Voices from the Cornell Encampment: Malak

In early May, pro-Palestinian activists at Cornell voluntarily took down their “Liberated Zone” solidarity encampment. In this series, we’ll listen to some of them explain why they participated and what they learned. Malak is a senior: “I came to the encampment because I’m Palestinian and I have family in Gaza. So it was really beautiful…

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Voices from the Cornell Pro-Palestinian Liberated Zone

Each day this week (May 20-24, 2024) we’ll add a comment from a Cornell activist from the Coalition of Mutual Liberation’s “Liberated Zone” Palestinian solidarity encampment. The comments were recorded on Monday, May 13, 2024, the day the group voluntarily dismantled their tents and ended the occupation.  Photo: CML Voices from the Cornell Encampment: Andre…

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Voices from the Cornell Encampment: Milay

In early May, pro-Palestinian activists at Cornell voluntarily took down their “Liberated Zone” solidarity encampment. In this series, we’ll listen to some of them explain why they participated and what they learned. Millay is a senior: “I’m a Buddhist. I believe in the mutual liberation of all beings. I think really the thing that I…

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Cornell Palestinian Solidarity Encampment Closes

Protestors at Cornell’s Palestinian solidarity encampment took down tents and left the Arts Quad Monday. On April 25, the day the encampment was set up, Cornell’s administration told the group it had only hours to vacate. However, 18 days later, members of the Coalition for Mutual Liberation (or CML) voluntarily ended their occupation.  As dusk…

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Alcance Latino: Cornell Small Farms Program [in Spanish]

Spanish Farm Field Day at West Haven Farm (Photo: Jamie Johnson) Carlos Gutiérrez habla con Mildred Alvarado, María José Oviedo y Tim Shenk, quienes forman parte del programa Futuro en Ag en Cornell. Hablan sobre oportunidades educativas para agricultores de habla hispana y aspirantes a agricultores en el estado de Nueva York. Carlos Gutierrez speaks…

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Investment Crowdfunding Platform Launches In Ithaca

The buy local movement isn’t new. But now, an initiative in Ithaca is offering a different kind of opportunity: to invest in local businesses. Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and GoFundMe are nothing new and are donation based. The new Ithaca Exchange is investment crowdfunding.  “Investment crowdfunding works with businesses to create actually SEC approved investment…

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