Travel and Adventure

Raquette Lake

by Haily Mae Dunn, , December 3, 2010

About a month and a half ago, I had the opportunity to go to SUNY Cortland's Raquette Lake Outdoor Educational Facility located in the Adirondack Mountains. We went for three days as a Block One class. Two blocks went

Intimate Geography: Puerto Rico

by Vicky Paz, SUNY Cortland, February 15, 2010

"...Because truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself." - Herman Melville, Moby

Delicious Turkish Cuisine

by Pelin Kurt, Izmir University of Economics, December 11, 2008

Turkish people have perfected the rich variety of their cuisine to a fine craft that reflects their culture. Turkish students miss Turkish food when they leave their country to study abroad. Our foods taste completely different from USA foods.


by Kara Graves, SUNY Cortland, November 13, 2008

Belize, formerly known as the British Honduras, is a beautiful country located in Central America. Bordered by Mexico, Guatemala, and the Caribbean Sea, it is the only country in Central America that’s national language is English. After a long

Surf Extra-ordinaire

by Daniel Anadio, SUNY Cortland, November 6, 2008

From the clothes on your back to the presidential candidate on your absentee ballot; life is all about choices. Some actors, like the late Paul Newman, chose to perform their own stunts, SUNY Cortland senior John Clare has made

Inept and Incompetent

by Onat Tasoz, Izmir University of Economics, October 30, 2008

As most people know, it is hard to live in a foreign country. It does not matter whether you are a student or a business man. As Craig Storti said, “When you change jobs, after all, you leave a

Commiseration Over Nature

by Grey Gingrow, SUNY Cortland, May 20, 2008

Dear future of Humanity, I don’t know how long into the future human beings will read this account of a weekend in Nature. There may come a day when the experiences I share only exist in the abstract—only in

A Walk Around the Lake

by Frank Baliko, SUNY Cortland, April 30, 2008

Seven-thirty was the ideal time for a sweet summer walk around the Crescent Lake community. The refreshing color of the orange sherbet my Aunt prepared for an early dessert was smeared in the sky above. The intense yellow heat of

The Children of Ghana Need Comics

by Adam Z. Berenstain, SUNY Cortland, April 27, 2008

It was 1998 and I was selling comic books in Bethesda, Maryland. My friends John, Jason and I were in town for the Small Press Expo, a comic book convention catering to fans of underground work. The Expo ran

The Trailer

by Rachel Crofut, SUNY Cortland, April 24, 2008

We would toss the supplies into the bed of the truck; firewood, oil, blankets, and as much beer as we could get our hands on. After the eight of us squeezed into the cab, the ’88 Toyota Pickup would

A City That Never Sleeps

by Ferdi Tackinlar, SUNY Cortland, April 11, 2008

Have you ever traveled to an extremely boring place? Well, Izmir is the total opposite. If a college student wants to feel more alive and get involved in fun activities while enjoying the beautiful weather, then Izmir would be

Family Adventures in the Adirondacks

by Todd Gutmann, SUNY Cortland, March 14, 2008

Growing up in Lake Placid, in a region of New York State generally known as the North Country, my family was surrounded by nature – dusty trails, squishy bogs, twisting rivers, tranquil lakes, tall pine trees – at least until