Category Archives: Spreading the word

Help create the Cornell College Insider Guide for new students

Last year we started a new tradition of current students helping new students prepare for Cornell with their best tips about college life.  This year we’d like to add to our Insider Guide with your perspectives.  Bonus?  Submit your answers to our 6 questions by Feb 13 at midnight, and we’ll enter you into a drawing for a $25 Visa gift card.

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Murder Mystery Hosted by Mission Improvable

PAAC Dark Purple presents Hollywood Comedy Murder Mystery, the newest hot show from Mission IMPROVable Productions! Two professional performers from America’s #1 touring comedy improv troupe use their unique skill set to lead you through a murder mystery experience unlike any other. The detectives combine elements of improv comedy, audience participation, and physical evidence to create a unique and engaging event that will keep everyone laughing all night! Are you up to the challenge?

Questions?  PAAC

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Week Events

Celebrate the legacy and impact of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a week full of events.

Monday, January 15:

9 a.m.-5 p.m.:  Day of Service on the OC – Make items to donate tot the University of Iowa Hospital.  Sponsored by Intercultural Life and Civic Engagement.

5 p.m.:  MLK Vigil in the Thomas Commons – Join the Spiritual Life Office for a brief program of candle lighting and recollection.

Tuesday, January 16:

11 a.m.: Marathon Reading on the OC of Dr. King’s address during his visit to Cornell College.

Wednesday, January 17:

6 p.m.: Showing of the movie “Detroit” in Hall-Perrine.

Thursday, January 18:

11 a.m.: Radio Tribute to Dr. King by Intercultural Life.  Turn in online at or on the radio at KRNL FM 89.7.

6:30 p.m.:  Hilltop Chronicles – Series sponsored by the Social Justice Initiative, where we hear stories on what social justice means to them from members of the Cornell College and surrounding community.

Friday, January 19:

9 a.m.: Refugee Simulation – Join the Social Justice Initiative for a simulation of a family seeking refuge from a war torn land.

Questions?  TWestern