Chernoff later gathered the students below a baseline drawn by a string of wishties they had created with their R.A.s. One one side of the tie they had written their wish for themselves for their four years at Wesleyan. On the other side they had written their wish for the earth. Chernoff cut the line and they danced into the graph. The class had voted on what they believe to be the best way to increase food security in the world. Two triangles and a circle represented their answers…the greatest number of votes went to working “to eliminate poverty worldwide, thereby providing purchasing power for more people to escape hunger and malnutrition,” represented by the circle.