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CCSS annual lecture
  • For many Upstate New Yorkers, Professor Baker’s ‘Cornell Chicken’ is the taste of summer

  • After a decades-long career exploring the roots of myriad English terms—from ‘OK’ to ‘hoagie’ to ‘selfie’ and beyond—linguist Allan Metcalf ’61 turns his attention to the humble ‘guy’

  • After a record-breaking Big Red wrestling career—and a recent world championship win—Kyle Dake ’13 has set his sights on Olympic gold

  • Routinely whacking the ball upwards of 300 yards, pro golfer Troy Mullins ’09 is a long drive whiz

  • How baseball analytics guru Brandon Taubman ’07 helped lead the Astros to their first-ever World Series win

  • Justin Peters ’03 is a veteran Chicago Cubs beer slinger—and a serious journalist, an improv comic, and more

  • Forty years later, a legendary Dead concert in Barton Hall still rocks—and Cornell University Press has the book to prove it

  • Meet erstwhile presidential candidate Parley Christensen, LLB 1897.

  • From Robert Trent Jones onward, Cornell has trained a cadre of top golf architects—including the designer of the 2016 Olympic venue.

  • Rob Manfred ’80—once a wide-eyed Little Leaguer who worshipped Mickey Mantle—is commissioner of Major League Baseball.

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