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According to PETA, makeup and cosmetics companies that tested on animals in 2022 include Clinique, Maybelline, NARS, OPI and Victoria’s Secret, among several others. According to a 2019 study, 35% of surveyed cosmetic consumers looked specifically for cruelty-free brands, while 73% support cruelty-free brands.  

NY Governor Hochul signs Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into law

By Vivian Rose, Staff Writer February 1, 2023
As of Dec. 15, Governor Kathy Hochul made New York the 10th state to ban the sale of animal-tested cosmetics by signing the New York Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into law.
A deer gazes at the camera while plodding through the Natural Lands.  Sam Fuller/THE ITHACAN

The animals of the Ithaca College campus

By Jacob Sullivan, Assistant Multimedia Editor August 28, 2016
There are numerous animals that can be found throughout Ithaca College's campus.
Editorial: College students should not own prohibited pets

Editorial: College students should not own prohibited pets

September 23, 2015
Owning a pet on campus is prohibited, and students should respect this rule for both themselves and the well-being of the animals.

My First Vegan Thanksgiving

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer November 28, 2014
Me: "Grandpa! Do you want to try some cookie dough?" Grandpa: "You're not supposed to eat raw cookie dough." Me: "There's no eggs in it." Grandpa: "What's wrong with eggs?" Me: "Grandpa, eggs are the reason why you aren't supposed to eat raw cookie dough."
Our Car-Centered Society

Our Car-Centered Society

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer September 29, 2014
While walking along Route 65 out of Maumee and toward Toledo, a pick-up truck operated by a sleeping driver struck me head on. Unlike the unfortunate Peace Marcher in 1986, I can live to tell the tale.

Video: Dog Rescue – The SPCA of Tompkins County saves dogs from being euthanized

By Jaclyn Cataldi January 23, 2013
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or SPCA, teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to take in 18 dogs from LA and save them from being euthanized.

Into the Wild

By Lara Bonner September 16, 2011
I can't decide if I think these are creepy or cool ... but I'm definitely leaning toward creepy. Glenda Lopez, a young jewelry designer reppin' Madrid, released a collection called "Welcome Instinct," inspired by the animals of the wild. Personally, I like to think of it as a line of jewelry featuring my favorite characters from…
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