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Junior Hannah Polce speaks about the mental health resources available for athletes on campus. She is hoping to see these resources improve and break the silence.

Commentary: Efforts must be put into helping athletes

By Hannah Polce March 28, 2023
Playing a sport is a dangerous game, not just for the physical strain it puts on one’s body, but the mental effects it has, too.
Commentary: IC athletes need better food options

Commentary: IC athletes need better food options

By Josephine Holman November 3, 2021
As a junior on the swim team, I can say that achieving a balanced, nutritious diet as a student-athlete with a meal plan is extremely difficult.
Student athletes also struggle

Student athletes also struggle

By Allie Richter October 21, 2021
Helping people with their mental health and creating more awareness around it is something I am deeply passionate about.

Athletes get creative in remote season training

October 11, 2020

Athletes from the field hockey team, rugby, and football teams discuss things that they have done to innovate training regimes over the summer.

Editorial: Transgender athletes face added barriers to acceptance

Editorial: Transgender athletes face added barriers to acceptance

October 23, 2019
We must remember that, at the center of these controversies, there are people who are going through a complicated, emotional time in their lives.
Senior sprinter Katelyn Hutchison is one of the top returning upperclassmen for the womens indoor track and field team, and is looking to build off of a strong spring 2021 season.

Commentary: POC spaces are crucial for athletes of color

By Katelyn Hutchison September 25, 2019
It’s hard to feel comfortable when there aren’t many people who look like you. 
Editorial: College community must recognize athletes mental health

Editorial: College community must recognize athletes’ mental health

September 18, 2019

For centuries, sports have played a crucial role in culture and society. Many people across the world value sports both as a compelling source of entertainment and a symbol of community, and collegiate...

Letter to the Editor: Anthem protests about racial injustice

Letter to the Editor: Anthem protests about racial injustice

By Todd Bernstein October 5, 2017
Protests during the National Anthem are about racial & social justice, not the song.
From left, Lisa Barnard, assistant professor in the strategic communication department; Duncan Duke, assistant professor in the management department; and Chris Hummel, associate professor in the exercise and sports science department, listen to the discussion at the Dec. 1 Faculty Council meeting.

Faculty Council to choose reps for Shared Governance task force

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer December 2, 2015
The Ithaca College Board of Trustees asked the Faculty Council to pick two faculty members to serve on a task force evaluating the governance structure at the college.

Video: Between the Lines – Half Court Shootout

By Nathan BickellShai Ben-Dor, Dor February 28, 2013
Sports columnist Nathan Bickell and beat writer Steve Derderian engage in a half- court shootout. On the line are dirty dishes and the column itself!
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