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May 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Horror movie ‘Us’ reflects cultural tension

By | Apr 1, 2019

“Us” is at once familiar and foreign — it’s a traditional slasher turned and twisted into something radical and bizarre.  

Review: Alt-rock band puts electropop spin on ‘America’

By | Apr 21, 2018

“America” is ambitious and feels like a natural addition to Thirty Second to Mars’ ever-changing catalog.

Commentary: America, you’re not as great as you think, love Australia

By | Nov 10, 2017

My point is this: when the blinders of feverish nationalistic pride are removed, it’s easier for the citizenry to see truth.

Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ confronts white complacency

By | Mar 21, 2017

“I Am Not Your Negro” is a poignant and powerful analysis of race relations in this country that goes unmatched by any other film in recent memory.

Q&A: IC junior launches magazine to bridge political divides

By | Feb 1, 2017

Staff Writer Daniel Hart spoke with Justin Henry about his new magazine, political divides in the community and his experiences as a journalist.

Review: Foxygen’s new album can’t ‘Hang’ with the greats

By | Jan 31, 2017

Foxygen tried its best to find a new style, but the group needs more time to focus on crafting songs that tell clear, compelling stories.

My Mom is a Bartender

By | Oct 21, 2014

Amidst a swirl of budget cuts and an ever-increasing workload, Mom resigned from her job as a school psychologist at the Watkins Glen School District in 2012. After resigning, she took up a profession she had been doing on and off since she was 18 and in college: bartending.

America the Beautiful

By | Jun 20, 2014

Here lies Berenice Tompkins, dead from pollution from tar sands oil refineries like Suncor. She breathed the air and it killed her. What world are we living in where we have no clean air? Let Berenice’s death be a reminder to all of us of those who have been silenced, sickened, and killed by air pollution…

Gesture of good will

By | Apr 1, 2013

Celebrating holidays in the classroom used to be easy for teachers. What used to be a “Merry Christmas” with decorated Christmas trees of ornaments and lights has now translated to “Happy Holidays” in order to be respectful of each students’ values and beliefs.  I grew up in classrooms that consisted of Secret Santa’s even if…

Guten Tag!

By | Mar 26, 2013

Approximately over one billion people around the world are learning English. In Europe more than 90 percent of children learn English from the start of elementary school. In the U.S less than a third of schools require or offer foreign language courses. While foreign countries believe becoming diverse in more than one language especially English…

Chinese students adapt to life at Ithaca College

By | Mar 21, 2013

As more Chinese students every year study at American universities, their experience becomes increasingly important to understand. Step into some Chinese students’ shoes as they talk about stepping outside of their comfort zone in a country an ocean away from their home.

Documentarian discusses race

By | Apr 5, 2012

Amid the recent Trayvon Martin protests, racial relations sit on the forefront of American political discourse. But, according to documentary filmmaker and diversity educator Lee Mun Wah, the framework of the conversation remains skewed.