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Sales associate Erica Schillbch works at Petrune. The store offers vintage fashion for men and women along with a wide array of accessories like hats, bags, socks and more.

Local vintage offer specialized shopping experiences

By Andrew Gabriel, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

Petrune and The Vintage Industry, both vintage stores on The Commons, are full of undiscovered treasures from different times. The scent of 100-year-old pages covers every inch of the shops, and the shelves...

From left, sophomores Mori Pericon, Kylee Roberts and Annalise Haldeman launched the Passion Project on March 31. The theme of the magazine this month is New Beginnings.

Students’ passion project becomes a reality with magazine

By Brianna Ruback, Staff Writer April 4, 2017
The Passion Project is dedicated to self-empowerment, embracing youth culture, inspiration and social issues within and beyond Ithaca College.
Co-founder of Quasi Culture Club, Josh Glass, wears one of the pieces from his clothing line.

Fashion Forward: Ithaca College freshmen create clothing line

By Nicholas Floros, Contributing Writer March 23, 2016
Quasi Culture Club is a new fashion line founded by IC freshmen Josh Glass and Zac Collopy, where the clothing is made from upcycling pieces from thrift stores.
From left, Park Tank winners senior Dominick Recckio, freshman Alexa Dargis and senior Prairwa “Sunny” Leerasanthanah stand with Bryan Roberts, associate dean of the Park School of Communications.

Clothing blog idea wins Park Tank’s top prize of $500

By Daniel Hart, Contributing Writer September 30, 2015
Senior Prairwa “Sunny” Leerasanthanah won the first prize of $500 to incorporate a clothing company into her Tumblr blog, “But I’m a Tomboy.”
Amy Bertram ’12 stands with a cardboard model of her retail truck, which will be on the streets of Los Angeles in May. Her truck will sell music products, like records and turntables.

Alumna to sell records and music paraphernalia out of retail truck

By Meagan McGinnes, Senior Writer February 5, 2014
Amy Bertram '12 will open a retail truck selling music paraphernalia in Los Angeles.

City adds policy to combat sweatshops

By Reid Elsass, Contributing Writer September 21, 2011
Students and citizens of the City of Ithaca have come together to unanimously pass the Sweatshop Free Initiative, a campaign to fight inhumane working conditions, backed by Cornell University’s Organization for Labor Action. Effective Jan. 1 2012, the city will take steps to ensure that all city purchases of apparel and textiles totalling more than…

Too Hot to Handle

By Lara Bonner September 17, 2011
There is a dark place on the Internet where no good can be found... it takes what it thinks it knows about you and uses it to its own sick, twisted mind's advantage. Some people like to call this place the ad space on the side of Facebook. My roommate told me the other day…
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