Farming On Main Street is a 316 Production that tells the story of Main Street Farms in Cortland and Homer, N.Y. Allan Gandelman, a former social studies teacher, came up with the idea after being disappointed with the quality of food served in the school cafeteria. After quitting his job and partnering up with his… Read More Farming on Main Street Documentary
In the current Intercollegiate Tennis Association men’s singles rankings, the top five players are international, while the next five are American. With athletes from so many different countries, a unique perspective could be brought to any match, making the path to success more difficult. “Considering that so many people are playing it across the world… Read More International Athletes Find Success in Collegiate Men’s Tennis
Thanks to a $260,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Cornell Hip Hop Collection will be processing the archive of hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa. “If something is not online,” Ben Ortiz, assistant curator of the CHHC, said. “It just doesn’t exist these days.” The CHHC has been compiling Bambaataa’s archive for about… Read More Grant Allows Cornell Hip Hop Collection to Process Afrika Bambaataa Archive
The IthacaSTEM Hexaplexes did not have a chance to practice before they arrived at Ithaca High School for the Ithaca Public Education Initiative’s Adult Spelling Bee. They did not plan on participating until the organizers of the bee said they needed one more team and IthacaSTEM secretary Mark Chao volunteered to participate. “They had 31… Read More IthacaSTEM Hexaplexes Win 18th IPEI Spelling Bee
The Scopes Trial in 1925 regarding the teaching of human evolution had nothing to do with music. In the mind of Spenser Forwood, however, music and evolution go hand-in-hand, so he decided to name his band after the infamous court case. “Scopes Monkey Trial. Evolution,” he said. “Our sound is always changing.” The band, which… Read More Scopes Monkey Trial is Evolving Ithaca’s Music Scene
I was reading an interview on Aquarium Drunkard with John Cale, a founding member of the band Velvet Underground, and he brought up how he is more interested in hip-hop music now then rock and roll. I don’t think it is anything personal against rock, but he seems to like the production of hip-hop more,… Read More Hip-Hop vs. Rock: What is More Popular Now?
Six days ago, Kanye West dropped his new album The Life of Pablo. Using social media to promote it over the last couple of months and even more recently, the highly anticipated album has lived up to the hype. There is one catch, however. If you want to listen to it, you can only do… Read More How Kanye West is Helping Change the Industry Yet Again