Cornell students, Ithaca College students and other members of the Ithaca community marched in a protest that went through Day Hall, the Commons and Dewitt Park Wednesday in honor of May Day — also known as International Workers Day.
President David Skorton delivered his State of the University address Friday, recounting the year's ups and downs and challenging the Cornell community to continue to strive to move the University forward.
Student protesters who voiced grievances about the administration’s handling of bias incidents on campus took their demands from the doorstep of Day Hall — where they staged a sit-in protest Thursday — into a conference room with President David Skorton on Friday.
In a march that denounced the alleged racial incident at Sigma Pi and the reportedly inadequate response from the administration, protesters from Cornell, Ithaca College and the Ithaca community walked from the fraternity to Day Hall Wednesday, bringing with them the sound of syncopated drum beats and the fervor of about 100 shouting voices.
In the wake of an alleged racial incident at the Sigma Pi fraternity, an estimated 100 protesters marched from the fraternity to Day Hall Wednesday to decry what they called the administration’s lack of action in response to the event.