February 26, 2021
Ithaca, NY | 23°F

Commentary: A price too big to ignore — the cost of Ithaca College

By | Feb 23, 2021

When I tried to resolve my outstanding balance over the summer before attending the fall semester, I was told that I’d have to cover about $23,000.


Commentary: Community needs updates on administrative cuts

By | Feb 23, 2021

The “Shape of the College” document tells the same old story about cutting the faculty without a word about cutting the administration.


Commentary: Living with Social Anxiety and Bipolar in the Zoom Age

By | Feb 22, 2021

Keeping in control of my anxiety and mental health in general has been pretty difficult for me, especially in the age of Zoom.


Commentary: Academic Program Prioritization neglects space for campus grief

By | Feb 17, 2021

Staff and contingent faculty are my friends. Hardly any campuswide acknowledgement of their furloughs-turned-to-layoffs has occurred.


Commentary: Alumni opposition to APP ignored

A real liberal arts mission would mean cherished programs are preserved and workers are considered indispensable.


Commentary: Performative activism is not allyship

By | Feb 17, 2021

It is hard to enjoy a month dedicated to the excellence of Black people knowing that we are excellent year round. 


Commentary: Anthropology alumni respond to the proposed dissolution of the department

The college’s proposed layoff and program cuts were released, and faculty were informed that the Department of Anthropology would be dissolved. 


Commentary: Faculty cuts diminish degree value

By | Feb 10, 2021

As someone who will likely have both of their liberal arts majors eliminated, the value of my degree has depreciated significantly.


Commentary: Community Solidarity is a Necessity — A SHEL Perspective

By | Feb 9, 2021

As a community, I feel we need to do better. Coming home from a long day at work and seeing images of 50-plus kids at a party is a slap in the face.


Commentary: Republicans were the true winners in this election

By | Dec 11, 2020

Although the media declared Biden as the election winner, there are positives in the Republican party from this election that outweigh this.


Commentary: Choreographers are essential workers

By | Dec 9, 2020

Though different in nature, my work as a choreographer is as essential as a medical professional’s work.


Identities Series: Finding what I lost

By | Dec 8, 2020

As racism and xenophobia prevail in America, it is critical to embrace our differing identities. Our stories encourage discourse and thus change.