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The Ithaca Police Department, along with several other agencies, ran an operation that caught 37 people using fake IDs in five bars across Ithaca. They included Moonies Bar & Nightclub, Silky Jones, Hideaway, Loco Cantina and Level B.

Liquor Authority increasing sweeps at bars in New York State

By Erin Conway and Sophie Johnson
March 29, 2017
The most recent report came from 2015, in which there were 664 incidents, 695 offenses, 731 victims and 387 known offenders, all with an anti-Semitic motivation. Between 2011 and 2014, the number of incidents and offenses were steadily decreasing until the 2015 spike.

IC students respond to national anti-Semitism

By Erin Conway, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, professor and chair of the politics department, is the daughter of Nobel Prize winner Wole Soyinka who promised to leave the United States if Donald Trump was elected president.

Politics chair discusses nobel prize-winning father’s US exodus

By Erin Conway, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Pictured above is a rally held Jan. 28 in the city of Ithaca in response to President Donald Trumps rhetoric toward immigrants. On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order severely limiting travel from seven predominantly muslim countries into the United Sates.

Trump’s immigration order impacts Ithaca College community

By Erin Conway and Grace Elletson
February 1, 2017
Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, recently published an essay about her experience overseeing a service-learning program that taught children with disabilities the art of photography.

Q&A: Photography professor discusses service project in Saudi Arabia

By Erin Conway, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
A study conducted by the National Association for College Admission Counseling shows that colleges and universities nationally consider different criteria than Ithaca College when admitting students.

IC admissions strategy differs from most colleges

By Erin Conway, Contributing writer
October 19, 2016
President Obama announced that the United Sates will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of 2016 fiscal year. Pictured above is where they will be settled — Ithaca is taking 50 refugees who are fleeing from Syria and other conflict zones.

City of Ithaca still vying for approval to accept 50 refugees

By Erin Conway, Contributing writer
October 5, 2016
Cyndy Scheibe, psychology professor and executive director of Project Look Sharp, presents on student engagement in media at the first Iran Media Literacy Conference on Oct. 22 in Tehran, Iran.

Professors attend conference in Iran despite safety concerns

By Erin Conway, Contributing Writer
October 29, 2014
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