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August 20, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Weezer’s Teal Album keeps the covers coming

By | Feb 8, 2019

In December 2017, Twitter user @weezerafrica posted a tweet tagging Rivers Cuomo, the lead singer of Grammy Award–winning rock band Weezer, with a simple request: “it’s about time you bless the rains down in africa.” Months later, the group finally did bless the rains by releasing a cover of Toto’s “Africa” in summer 2018, with the same tweet on the digital cover, and to much success.

International students create home away from home

By | Feb 6, 2019

Arriving on campus in August after leaving her home in the bustling city of Mumbai, India, freshman Shreya Kadam walked around Ithaca College, feeling uneasy and wondering how to find her place and build connections in the college community.

ICircus soars in jungle-themed end-of-the-year showcase

By | May 2, 2018

Each act had a theme that related to nature, with most performers adopting an animal persona that connected to their props.

Ithaca College anthropology professor researches in Africa

By | Feb 18, 2015

“It was mysterious and dark, the heart of darkness,” David Turkon, associate professor and chair of the anthropology department, said. “I didn’t know what I was going into, but I knew I was going to a place called Africa.”

College and City: Feb. 6

By The Ithacan | Feb 5, 2014

Tompkins Library to host presentation on Mandela
The Tompkins County Public Library, in partnership with Cornell University’s Africana Studies and Research Center, the John H.

Video: The Music of Africa

By | Oct 29, 2013

Ithaca College’s African Drumming and Dance Ensemble shares the music and culture of West Africa in Ford Hall.

Students pay tribute to Westgate victims

By | Oct 2, 2013

The Ithaca College African Students Association held a candlelight vigil on Sept. 29 in honor of the victims of the Westgate Mall shooting.

Africa Week seeks to break social stereotypes

By | Apr 4, 2013

The first Africa Week: Back to the Roots event, hosted by the African Students Association, is celebrating African culture with events to break the stereotypes of Africa that inundate American media.

District 6 Museum

By | Mar 23, 2012

District 6 was a pre-apartheid area in Cape Town. It was an area where people were forcibly removed from their homes and resettled into townships based on race. District 6 is different from many of the other districts, because it was a place where whites, blacks, indians, malaysians, and khoesan lived together peacefully, therefore going…

Hospital

By | Mar 9, 2012

I always have a sense of foreboding when I enter hospitals. Knowing that there are a plethora of needles inside and many who are sick unnerves me. For obvious reasons I only go to the doctor’s when it is absolutely necessary. The township hospital gave me that same sense of foreboding except when you entered…

Football

By | Mar 5, 2012

“We need more paper,” Sango said as he was balling up wads of old newspapers around some small rocks. “Here, HERE! I have some,” yelled Sipho. Making a soccer ball takes a lot of work. Finding the old newspapers and rocks were easy, the ground outside was littered with both. Compacting the paper around the…

Township Series: Part Three

By | Mar 2, 2012

I have pointed out many of the differences between townships and the United States but there are still similarities. The children sing songs by Nicki Minaj or Drake and if you get the antenna just right, a fairly clear picture on the TV emerges and an American sitcom comes on. Mama Nosintho acted like my…