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After 11 of the shows cast members were infected with COVID-19, the on-campus production of Fun Home worked hard to perform one last show.

IC Theater presents ‘Fun Home’ musical

By Jadyn Davis, Jadyn Davis April 21, 2022
After 11 of the show's cast members were infected with COVID-19, the on-campus production of "Fun Home" worked hard to perform one last show.
Super Hearts Day Nerf War took place from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 12 and was the Human vs. Zombies Social Club’s first event of the semester.

IC students duke it out at the Super Hearts Day Nerf War

By Maddy Martin, Senior Writer February 24, 2022
Super Hearts Day Nerf War took place from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 12 and was the Human vs. Zombies Social Club’s first event of the semester.
Junior Kristen Hamberg used her painting skills to start a business catering to many pet lovers. She learned how to market her business through her college courses.

Hand-painted pets spark new business for IC student

By Matt Minton, Staff Writer February 24, 2022
Hamberg picked up a hobby of painting during the pandemic, starting with her dog. Before long, she started painting other people’s animals.
Pursuing a Bachelor of Music with a focus on voice in the Ithaca College School of Music, Chalnick has garnered a TikTok following of over 990,000 through her unique songwriting challenges, skits and singing videos. 

IC student nominated for iHeartRadio award

By Natalie Tribiano, Assistant Life and Culture Editor February 24, 2022
What started as simply posting singing videos to TikTok has led Alexa Chalnick to an opportunity to be a part of a nationally recognized award show.
Review: Kyles new album Its Not So Bad is not so great

Review: Kyle’s new album “It’s Not So Bad” is not so great

By Mike Ross, Life and Culture Editor February 10, 2022
"It's Not So Bad" struggles to define Kyle's style, resulting in an inconsistent and lackluster new record.
Column: The culture surrounding anime

Column: The culture surrounding anime

By Sydney Brumfield, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

As I have begun watching more anime, I have noticed a whirlwind of controversy, opposition and obsession surrounding the genre. It continues to polarize viewers. What some consider to be a community of...

Deborah King, Ithaca College professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic, training talks about the physics of ice skating with Jonathan Van Ness.

Physics professor meets with ‘Queer Eye’ star Jonathan Van Ness

By Emma Kersting February 5, 2022
Physics professor Deborah King recently met with 'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness on his podcast “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness.”
From left, professor Eleanor Henderson, student assistant director Abigail McGuire, student director Amulya Ravitej Bachala and professor Chris Holmes will hold the New Voices Seminar in April.

IC seminar helps connect students with authors

By Matt Minton February 5, 2022
The New Voices Seminar provides an opportunity for students to connect with professional authors.
From left, freshman Brian Martinez, Omari Matthis, D’Andre Walker, RJ Dixon and David Simmons are members of the group Kings By Nature. They produce hip-hop and rap music at Ithaca College. Starting as a joke, the group decided to pursue music seriously after receiving positive feedback.

IC rappers build campus hip-hop culture

By Mike Ross, Life and Culture Editor February 4, 2022

Glaring into a crowd of high-energy spectators, junior Jordan Alexander remembers his humble beginnings. In just two years, he’s made it from recording in his bedroom to performing his first show at...

In on to better things, Iann Dior opens up with personal lyrics on heartbreak, anxiety and intrusive thoughts.

Review: Iann Dior gets vulnerable with newest album release

By Matt Minton, Staff Writer January 31, 2022
In "on to better things," Iann Dior opens up with personal lyrics on heartbreak, anxiety and intrusive thoughts.
The Royal Treatment uses tired rom-com conventions to build a performative, awkward and boring narrative structure.

Review: Netflix rom-com is a lackluster wreck

By Sydney Brumfield, Staff Writer January 31, 2022
The Royal Treatment uses tired rom-com conventions to build a performative, awkward and boring narrative structure.
The Ithacan Life & Culture staff highlighted some films and music released between late 2021 and early 2022.

Mini movie reviews for December 2021-January 2022

Avery Alexander, Senior Writer   “Sing 2” 5/5 Stars  “Sing” was one of the most pleasant surprises from Illumination Studios since “Despicable Me.” Fortunately, “Sing 2” proves...

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