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Deja View - Skinamarink (2022)

‘Deja View’ – “Skinamarink” (2022)

February 8, 2023

Host Therese Kinirons and guest Nathan Zakim kick off the new season of Deja View focusing on horror films with the experimental film “Skinamarink” (2022).

Skeletons arent the only things haunting us this year. As COVID-19 cases rise around the U.S., Halloween celebrations are extra tricky.

Costumes, candy and COVID-19: Halloween festivities adapt to the pandemic

By Ithacan Staff November 1, 2020

Halloween is usually the time of year that brings people together to dress up and go door to door at strangers’ houses. Kids dressed in an array of costumes walk around their neighborhoods digging through...

National Recap: Over 5,400 children split from parents at border

National Recap: Over 5,400 children split from parents at border

October 30, 2019

A new tally states the number of children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border exceeds 5,400 since July 2017. U.S. immigration authorities conducted more than 1,500 of these separations...

National Recap: States file lawsuit over POTUS regulation

National Recap: States file lawsuit over POTUS regulation

August 29, 2019
A coalition of 19 states and Washington, D.C., announced a lawsuit Aug. 23 against President Donald Trump’s administration’s proposed regulation that would allow the administration to detain children
Mat Fournier contributed to a collection of short stories, “Deleuze and Children.” He wrote an entry about transgender children and analyzed the political perspective that society has when it comes to transgender children

Q&A: Professor publishes chapter about transgender children

By Ashley Stalnecker March 26, 2019

Mat Fournier, assistant professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, is bringing discussions about transgender children into an academic setting. He recently published a book chapter,...

From left, sophomores Lee Folger, Thomas Edson and Lynzie Burmeister, senior Zoe Mendrysa and sophomore  Laura Heppes founded the organization BomberTHON. The organization focuses on fundraising for cancer patients.

THON network to be established at Ithaca College

By Phoebe Harms, Staff Writer March 6, 2019
BomberTHON, a new Ithaca College student-run organization, is encouraging students to support children suffering from cancer in a dance marathon.
Members of IC Bigs meet once a week with local children. During one program, ICircus taught tricks and provided hula hoops and other props.

IC Bigs connects local kids with student role models

By Harley McKenzie, Staff Writer October 31, 2018
“She’s kind of known the whole time that I won’t always be here ...” Corcoran said. “But she knows that doesn’t mean we’re not sisters"
Christopher Hanna, a senior developmental sociology major at Cornell University, argues that people across the world waste 1.3 billion tons of food per year, and that we need to focus more on this issue in society.

Sodexo to raise money to combat local childhood hunger

By Ryan Price, Contributing Writer September 29, 2015
Food Frenzy, which has existed for roughly 10 years, is a charity event that incorporates foods from Sodexo and outside vendors to create an all-you-can-eat food buffet that costs a donation of $3. All donations from the event benefit the BackPack Program for The Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
Karina McMahon, a fifth-year occupational therapy student, smiles with a child at the Prosthetics for Life Foundation, a clinic developed by former professor Kit Frank and her husband Robert Frank 73 in Ibarra, Ecuador.

Former professor starts Prosthetics for Life Foundation in Ecuador

By Mary Ford, Staff Writer October 1, 2014
Kit Frank, an Ithaca College adjunct professor from 2007-2011, and her husband Robert Frank '73 founded a clinic in Ecuador designed to give well-fitting prosthetics to those who need them.

Student mother seeks out on-campus daycare

By Jackie Eisenberg November 15, 2012
Senior Beth Greene balances looks to have a daycare in Ithaca to better balance her coursework, internship and time spent raising her two young children.
Rob Doran, a science teacher at Newfield Central School in Newfield, N.Y., takes pumpkins from the All you can carry pumpkins crates at the Eddydale Farm Stand for his class.

Ithaca is Gourd-geous!

By Durst Breneiser, Assistant Photo Editor October 26, 2012
In preparation for Halloween, community members are picking up pumpkins and gourds at nearby farms like the Eddydale Farm Stand on Elmira Road.
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