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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Troye Platt picks a writing prompt during a National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) writing session at Alley Cat Cafe. NaNoWriMo is an annual writing event where people from all over the world write a novel of 50,000 words in the month of November.

Annual National Novel Writing Month fosters creativity

By Hannah Fitzpatrick November 14, 2019

On a cold, dark Friday night, the Alley Cat Cafe in downtown Ithaca is a warm safe haven from the harsh weather. The scent of freshly brewed coffee hits soon after the first step inside. Smooth jazz music...

The Bookery, a used bookstore in the Dewitt Mall, is preparing to close after 45 years of business. From its opening in 1975, The Bookery has welcomed customers from all walks of life, including students and professors from Ithaca College.

The Bookery closing after 45 years of business

By Emily Lussier November 13, 2019

In The Bookery, a small used book store in Dewitt Mall, shelves that were kept full for 45 years are now half-empty. Every bookcase and the other furniture in the store is for sale, and all the books are...

IC board of trustees lacks gender and racial diversity

IC board of trustees lacks gender and racial diversity

By Grace Elletson, News Editor September 7, 2017
Six of the seven new board members are white men — an identity that is already predominantly represented on the board.
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
The City of Ithaca is planning to take in 50 refugees from Syria and from other countries experiencing civil conflicts.
Barbara Adams, associate professor of writing, will co-star with Helen T. Clark in The Readers’ Theatre’s production of “Collected Stories.” The show will run Sept. 27 to Sept. 29 at the Black Box Theatre at 111 Chestnut Street.

Writing professor stars in local staged-reading

By Steven Pirani, Staff Writer September 11, 2013
Barbara Adams, associate professor of writing, will star in The Readers' Theatre's production of "Collected Stories" from Sept. 27 to Sept. 29 at The Black Box Theatre at 111 Chestnut St.
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