By Dave Maley --- Photos by Art\Science Studio/Lab
Photo: Ithaca math professor Martin Sternstein plays the African counting game mancala with 7th grader Hiza Mbwana at the Saturday Academy for Science and Mathematics.
By J. Michael Serino
"Across racial, cultural, and economic lines, people generally want the same things. They want security; they want crime to go away. They want less confrontation between the suburbs and the city, because there's a feeling that the city is dying, and they're fleeing. And there are those of us who are hanging on and saying, 'No, that's not true.' "