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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Letter to the Editor: A student responds to a commentary about Ukraine

Letter to the Editor: A student responds to a commentary about Ukraine

By Elijah de Castro May 11, 2023
However, describing war as an “investment” is the type of thinking that has led to the deaths of countless innocent people.
Senior Amisha Kohli discusses how buzzword phrases like no ethical consumption under capitalism have worked their way into leftist circles as an attempt to absolve people of their guilt from overconsumption.

Commentary: Buzzwords and phrases will not solve ethical crises

By Amisha Kohli March 11, 2022
Whenever I hear someone say there is “no ethical consumption under capitalism,” it often follows as an excuse to forgive their indulgence into mass consumerism.
Editorial: Students deserve college loan debt forgiveness now

Editorial: Students deserve college loan debt forgiveness now

By The Ithacan April 14, 2021
We need to provide students stability and support as they attempt to break out into the workforce to support our national economy.
Editorial: College owes transparency to prospective students

Editorial: College owes transparency to prospective students

By The Ithacan April 8, 2021
Higher education in the U.S. is a business. Schools will market themselves through favorable reviews, pleasant images and flattering advertisements.
Rampant consumerism harms all classes

Rampant consumerism harms all classes

By Zachary Myles, Staff Writer April 10, 2019
Here, the luxury items act as the medium through which human value is assessed.
Senior John Romanelli writes about Nikes most recent ad campaign with Serena Williams, how corporations influence public discourse and the objectives behind these influences.

Commentary: Nike pursues progressivism for profit

By John Romanelli February 27, 2019
There may not be such a thing as ethical capitalism, but we have to recognize that Nike has the power to change the public discourse.
High Flying Bird exposes the hidden relationship between politics and sports that is not often seen in media. The movie is a refreshing take on sports movies.

Review: “High Flying Bird” shoots and scores

By Noa Covell February 19, 2019

The new Netflix film “High Flying Bird,” which was shot completely on an iPhone, delves deep into the relationship between sports and the politics of the United States’ capitalist society. With...

Politics professor Naeem Inayatullah recently co-wrote a scholarly article that applies an  intersectional critique to capitalist theories outlined in the book “How the West Came to Rule.”

Q&A: Politics professor critiques capitalist theory

By Kate Nalepinski February 8, 2017
Naeem Inayatullah published a scholarly article with co-writer David Blaney about how most working-class people are exploited through unpaid labor.
The sit-in on Broadway around the Bull

First Amendment Rights Don’t Come First

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer October 3, 2014
...as the excitement from Flood Wall Street died down, I saw that day much differently. I now see how tightly the police controlled us, and, subsequently, how watered-down our first amendment right to peaceably assemble was.

Visiting writer discusses free press and media policy

By Brandon Adelbock, Contributing Writer September 27, 2013
Contributing writer Brandon Adelbock spoke with Robert McChesney about his media policy work, his recent books and the non-profit organization Free Press.

Made Up

By Rebecca Billings March 24, 2013
I’ve been talking a lot about makeup lately. And not in the Seventeen-esque “what color eye shadow will match my nail polish and skin tone while still making it look like I don’t have any eye shadow on” kind of way. The conversations I’ve been having—with my boyfriend, with other feminists, with my little sister—have…
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