December 9, 2022
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Life & Culture

The Happiness Project: Who makes you feel happy?

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

This week’s question:

Who makes you feel happy?


Ryan Valentin, Class of 2019, Theatre Studies and Mathematics. MARISSA PROULX/THE ITHACAN

“I would have to say my mom makes me really happy, especially because we talk all the time.” – Ryan

Lawrence Doku, Class of 2016, Politics. LUKE HARBUR/THE ITHACAN

“My little brother Harry. He’s 10 years old. He just started the fifth grade. He’s really brilliant.” – Lawrence


Anna Faxon, Class of 2018, Art History. MARISSA PROULX/THE ITHACAN

“My mom. I mean, I just think she’s one of my best friends.” – Anna

Robert Melikyan, Class of 2020, Physics and Engineering. LUKE HARBUR/THE ITHACAN

“Two people in particular, who live in my dorm on other side of my same floor, Abby Bracco and Sadie Solon, have just made my time in this school so amazing and easily accessible.” – Robert


Audio contributed by Multimedia Editor Luke Harbur and staff members Alex Klein and Marissa Proulx.