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Dazzling festivities in NYC celebrate Cornell's 150th

By Joe Wilensky

Cornellians kicked off the first of the university’s regional sesquicentennial celebrations in a big way in the Big Apple Sept. 12-13. Red-and-white lights illuminating the Empire State Building and delighted crowds at Jazz at Lincoln Center heralded the university’s history and gave voice to its future.

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New students enjoy food
Valerie Reyna
Students pose in the photo booth
Language and International Studies Fair
Cornell community members and Ithaca city officials
Mike Todd
Students share a light moment
Student Leadership roundtable
Charles Whitehead
New students gather on the lawn
Jeff Smith with his dog Wilson
David Skorton, Robin Davisson and Susan Murphy
Tim Devoogd
New students engage in group discussions
 freshman reading
graduate students
Students get into a competitive game of UNO

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