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Junior Nathan Zakim writes about the need for an updated mascot to promote unity across the campus community.

Commentary: A new mascot is essential to promoting unity across campus

By Nathan Zakim April 10, 2024
A common gripe with Ithaca College's prospective, current and former students is in our name: the Ithaca Bombers.
How IC Sports - Womens Track & Field Juliann Terry

‘How IC Sports’ – Women’s Track & Field Juliann Terry

By The Ithacan, Kaitlin Maniscalo and Gabby Laccona April 15, 2021

The Ithacan · 'How IC Sports' - Women's Track & Field Juliann Terry This week, co-hosts Kaitlin Maniscalco and Gabby Laccona are taught how to pole vault by senior Juliann Terry from the Women's...

Several members of the womens track and field team enjoy board games and snacks while bonding in upperclassmen housing during winter break.

Women’s track and field bonds in upperclassmen housing

By Lauren White January 22, 2020
Ithaca College's women's track and field team upholds its tradition of underclassmen staying in upperclassmen housing over winter break.
The Ithaca College gymnastics team competed in 11 meets last season, and, as a team, it earned either first or second place in six of those competitions. The Bombers hope to improve their impressive record this 2019-20 season.

Gymnastics team strives to earn national titles

By Shehanee Fernando, Staff Writer November 14, 2019
The Ithaca College gymnastics team is focusing on using their depth as an advantage this season, and hoping to grab individual and team national titles.
Senior Jacob Lange, a runner on Ithaca Colleges cross-country team, writes that the quick turnover of assistant coaches has lasting effects on team members.

Commentary: Colleges should give coaches fair wages

By Jacob Lange November 13, 2019
These coaches’ passions are being put into a chokehold by the low pay they are offered by Ithaca College.
Letter to the Editor: College responds to Ithacan article

Letter to the Editor: College responds to Ithacan article

By Susan Bassett September 12, 2019
The Office of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports takes issues of enrollment and eligibility very seriously.
Lana Del Reys newest album is a fascinating exploration of romance, self-reflection and Americana. The tracks are poignant and resonate with reality.

Review: Lana Del Rey offers somber self-reflection in album

By Dariene Seifert, Staff Writer September 8, 2019

Two years after taking a dreary look at Hollywood in “Lust For Life,” Lana Del Rey returns to her nostalgic roots with her sixth and latest record, “Norman F------ Rockwell!” The album cover features...

Thousands of ducks cascade over the Cascadilla Falls during the 4-A 19th annual rubber duck race. The ducks started their journey at the Cascadilla Gorge Trail in the Cornell Botanic Gardens and ended one and a half miles away.

Ithaca gets quacky: Annual rubber duck race benefits 4-H

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer April 30, 2019

On a dreary Sunday afternoon, approximately 3,400 brightly colored rubber ducks tumbled over Cascadilla Falls, racing to reach the end of their long journey along Cascadilla Creek. After a harrowing trip...

Her Smell is sluggish, especially when compared to the chaotic lifestyle it portrays on screen. The lead actor, Elisabeth Moss, is explosive on screen and saves the film from total mediocrity.

Review: “Her Smell” is painfully slow but is saved by lead actor

By Emily Lussier, Assistant Proofreader April 29, 2019

“Her Smell,” an indie drama from writer and director Alex Ross Perry, is painfully slow in spite of the pure chaos it depicts. Regardless of the film’s setbacks, it is impossible not to be completely...

As a whole, Cage the Elephants new album Social Cues is a disappointment. However, the individual tracks in the record are all well-composed and performed. The organization of the album leaves much to be desired.

Review: “Social Cues” disappoints as a whole

By Arleigh Rodgers, Staff Writer April 29, 2019

Cage the Elephant’s “Social Cues,” the American rock band’s fifth studio album, might appeal to its veteran fans, whose die-hard attitude toward the group will keep them listening if only out of...

From left, grounds crew members Chris Cornwall, Alex Teeter and Rick Marsh spread mulch in a flower bed near the Dillingham fountains. The crew begins spring landscaping in  March to prepare the campus for Commencement. The grounds crew is also responsible for removing trash, planting flowers and clearing walkways of snow throughout the year.

Ithaca College grounds crew adds color to campus

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer April 25, 2019

It’s a spring day and students are out lounging in their hammocks, balancing on their tightropes and sitting on blankets or benches. The campus pops with the colors of spring — freshly mowed green...

Members of Ithaca Colleges Anime Club meet Monday evenings to watch and discuss anime shows and learn about Japanese language and culture.

Anime Club celebrates niche and nerdy interests

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer April 23, 2019

As students shuffle into room 302 in Friends Hall, Powerpoint slides referencing the “hiragana,” or Japanese writing, of the week are screened on to the projector. This week, they are “ka,” “ki,”...

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