William Jacobson, 19, a freshman at Ithaca College, was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after divers from the New York State Police recovered his body from a pond on Farm Road on the I.C. campus at approximately 9:30 a.m.
Friends described Jacobson as an “incredibly talented student with many close friends and so much potential.” She stated that Jacobson’s death is “a loss not just for the campus community but for all who knew him.”
A vigil will be held Tuesday night evening at 8:00 p.m. at I.C.’s Muller Chapel. [Cornell Daily Sun]
Syracuse University’s 2nd Annual Undie Run
The Second Annual “Undie Run” was held on a chilly April 29 at 8PM. Students met at the Carrier Dome on the last day of classes to celebrate and de-stress by running a loop around the campus in their skivvies. [CollegeOTR]
Ivy League Prof Sues Students For Being Mean to Her
Priya Venkatesan (Dartmouth ’90, MS in Genetics, PhD in literature) emailed members of her Winter ’08 Writing 5 class Saturday night to announce her intention to seek damages from them for their being mean to her. The email, and so, so much more, at Gawker.
#1 Reason Why Women’s College Track and Field is Highly Underrated
About the only female that gets any kind of recognition in the collegiate world of Track and Field is the cutie known as Allison Stokke. But have we even stopped to appreciate all that is the track and field uniform?
Have a look at some of the pictures of these women donning the uniforms of various colleges, including a couple of Maryland Terps runners who like to have fun in the dorms. [UnCoached]