Though yesterday's blackout only lasted a few minutes, it was more than sufficient to freak out Cornellians from Collegetown to North Campus. Were the academic gods punishing us for all our procrastination, snarky comments and (attempted) library sex? Or perhaps they just wanted us to cease all studying and head to Dunbar's (where, it was rumored, the electricity was still on).
With a new semester looming, the denizens of East Hill took to social media to commiserate about the frigid weather, lack of Monday off and other classic Cornell conundrums. Cornell's sorority women were especially atwitter yesterday evening as they celebrated bid night.
Juniors hoping to secure jobs in the software industry should look to open-source software as a way to learn practical knowledge about software development from peers and to meet developers who have a passion for great software.