• New York Minute: every other year, the Sy Katz ’31 parade sends Cornellians marching down Fifth Avenue.

  • Alumni revisit their campus homes—and meet the students living there.

  • Alums head the two major organizers of extreme obstacle course events—not that odd a coincidence, since Cornellians tend to be a fit bunch after four years of trudging up Libe Slope.

  • Professor Mary Beth Norton’s TV tales of the Salem trials leave celebrities spellbound.

  • Legal scholar Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw ’81 aims to ensure that women aren’t left out of social movements like Black Lives Matter.

  • Student group trains theatrical combatants, from swashbucklers to Jedi knights.

  • The Smithsonian’s Joanna Marsh ’99 brings contemporary art to the masses.

  • Elizabeth Blau, MPH ’14, mentors aspiring restaurateurs, on TV and beyond.

  • An L.A. architect designs and co-hosts a pop-up restaurant and culinary school.

  • CALS professor Gavin Sacks, PhD ’05, explores the chemistry behind the flavor.