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Up on the Cornell Dairy Bar, click, click, click ...Celebrate cow lighting and free ice cream with a lick

Once again, it's the luminescent-bovine event of the holiday season. Those clopping sounds emanating from the Cornell Dairy Bar's rooftop belong not to reindeer but to Cornell cows.

For each student who goes to free wrestling matches at Cornell, money will be donated to the United Way

Here's an easy way Cornell students can contribute to the United Way of Tompkins County without spending a dime: Go to a free Cornell wrestling match.

Unlocking the mystery of human taste: U.S. scientist to lecture in Marseille

Alan Renwick, a senior scientist at the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Inc., located on the Cornell campus, will lecture in Marseille, France, Nov. 16, on how plant chemicals change the taste sensation for insects.

Cornell's Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference slated for Dec. 14

The annual Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference at Cornell will be held Tuesday, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. On-site registration will begin at 9 a.m. Sponsored by Cornell's Department of Agricultural, Resource and Managerial Economics, the conference will feature forecasts for agricultural and economic issues.

Author Tim O'Brien both reads from and discusses his writing

Baseball might be America's pastime, but last week more than 500 people skipped the early innings of the World Series opener to catch a reading by author Tim O'Brien.

On its first American tour, the Zimbabwe Group Leaders Mbira Ensemble will give a free concert

This weekend, the Department of Music is presenting two concerts to celebrate world music at Cornell. Both events are free and open to the public. (Oct. 14, 1999)

Former UN official says sanctions against Iraq amount to 'genocide'

Nine years of United Nations economic sanctions against Iraq have created genocidal conditions and should be eliminated, Denis Halliday, a former UN official, told a Cornell audience last week.

CU alums hope to make the Hot Truck's subs a national obsession

As Robert (Bob) Petrillose, the owner of Ithaca's late-night Johnny's Hot Truck, nears retirement, a group of Cornell alumni are seeking to give his locally famous menu of pizza sub sandwiches a national audience.

Honored literary scholar M.H. Abrams continues his labors (of love)

Having his acclaimed book of literary criticism, "The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition," ranked as No. 25 in the Modern Library's list of the 100 best nonfiction books written in English during the past 100 years doesn't seem to have fazed M.H. (Mike) Abrams.