February 6, 2023
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Life & Culture

The Happiness Project: Tell us about a moment.

“The Happiness Project” engages the Ithaca College community with questions about happiness.

This week’s question:

Tell us about a moment when you felt most happy.


Bob Pease, Class of 2018, Cinema & Photography. LUKE HARBUR/THE ITHACAN

“So I woke up this morning and I said, ‘I’m in the mood for a smoothie.'” – Bob


From left to right: Allison Salzman, Class of 2018, History. Aliza Sessler, Class of 2018, TVR, Media Production. ANDREW TREVES/THE ITHACAN

“An experience that definitely made me the happiest is getting into college.” – Allison

“An experience that made me the most happy was finding out I got into the Park School.” – Aliza


Carmen Vieytez, Class of 2018, Music Performance, Education. ANDREW TREVES/THE ITHACAN

“Whenever I’m not sure about how my day’s gonna go, I put on this shirt.” – Carmen


Ravi Gil, Class of 2018, Philosophy-Religion. CALEB SLATER/THE ITHACAN

When I improvise music with my buddy, Brendan Olivieri, that is one of the most special things in the world.” – Ravi


Audio contributed by Multimedia Editor Luke Harbur and staff members Andrew Treves and Caleb Slater.