5. Buy a Cornell-grown apple from a vending machine
6. Learn the first two verses of the Cornell “Alma Mater”
Verse 1: Far above Cayuga’s waters With its waves of blue Stands our noble alma mater Glorious to view. Chorus: Lift the chorus, speed it onward Loud her praises tell. Hail to thee, our alma mater Hail, all hail, Cornell. Verse 2: Far above the busy humming Of the bustling town, Reared against the arch of heaven Looks she proudly down.
7. Hear the echo in the side of the Johnson Museum of Art and then stroll through the inside and outside art exhibits, as well as exhibits in nearby Hartell Gallery (Sibley Hall) and Tjaden Gallery (Tjaden Hall)
34. Shop at the Friends of the Library spring or fall book sale
35. Stick your hand in the rumen fistula cows as part of a Vet School Open House
36. Immerse yourself in the Cornell Program House experience by visiting Akwe:kon, Ecology House, Holland International Living Center, Just About Music, Language House, Latino Living Center, Multicultural Living Learning Unit, Risley, and Ujamaa Residential College
44. Shake the hand of the current president of the University
45. Visit the American Indian Program (Caldwell Hall), Asian American Studies Program (Rockefeller Hall), Africana Studies and Research Center (310 Triphammer Road), and Latino Studies Program (Rockefeller Hall)
46. Visit the two war memorials on campus and refl ect on the service of past Cornellians— Anabel Taylor Hall and Lyon Tower, West Campus
47. Walk between the Arts Quad statues at midnight and maybe see the founder and the first president come together to shake hands in the middle
76. Read the current New Student Reading Project book. Past titles have included “Homer and Langley” by E. L. Doctorow, “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Philip K. Dick, “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck, “Lincoln at Gettysburg” by Garry Willis, “The Pickup” by Nadine Gordimer, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, “Antigone” by Sophocles, “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley, and “Guns, Germs, and Steel” by Jared Diamond.
77. Visit CyberTower to learn more about the latest research done on the Hill