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Senior Max Isaac sheds light on the influence that social media has on college students. He discusses the negative side of social media and the affect on mental health.

Commentary: Social media influences college students

By Max Isaac November 11, 2021
Some of the effects on mental health can be depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and a dopamine addiction.
Why did you choose Ithaca College?

Why did you choose Ithaca College?

By Jay Bradley September 9, 2021
Is the college perfect? Definitely not, but no college is. What matters is that you take advantage of the resources and opportunities around you while
Editorial: Housing process ignores student complaints again

Editorial: Housing process ignores student complaints again

By The Ithacan April 29, 2021
Students have complained about the facilities, including the showers, accessibility, elevators, meal plan requirements and poor maintenance.
Senior Amanda Swatling writes about college student homelessness from her own experience. She hopes to be a part of the solution to end social crises in America.

Commentary: Student homelessness from a firsthand experience

By Amanda Swatling April 27, 2021
My experience being homeless is one that I hope few other students share. I have seen the world from a unique point of view in these past months.
Junior Frankie Walls reflects on how the pandemic has affected her life and urges college students to continue following safety regulations even as the weather improves and vaccines roll out.

Commentary: Warm weather doesn’t negate pandemic safety

By Frankie Walls April 13, 2021
It’s easy to forget that we’re in a pandemic when the weather’s nice and you get to play lawn games, but I urge you to still follow precautions.
We Need To Talk: College Student Eating Habits

‘We Need To Talk’: College Student Eating Habits

November 12, 2018

This week, Sophia and Connor discuss college student's eating habits. You can now listen to “In My Own Words” on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Podcasts!

Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University in San Diego, California, is leading a discussion on her newest book Sept. 27 at Ithaca College. The book discusses trends amongst iGens that Twenge identified through her research.

Q&A: Visiting author discusses book on generational trends

By Krissy Waite September 26, 2018
Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University in San Diego, California, will be leading a discussion at Ithaca College about her newest book “iGen” on Sept. 27.
In My Own Words: He’s Not Your Professor –– The life of a 58-year-old student

‘In My Own Words’: He’s Not Your Professor –– The life of a 58-year-old student

September 11, 2018

Michael Mulvey has lived a long and full life. He was born in the ’60s. He lived through the counterculture. He experienced the promise and tumult of the ’80s that damned him, like many others....

We Need To Talk: Procrastination Nation

‘We Need To Talk’: Procrastination Nation

September 9, 2018

In the premier episode of "We Need To Talk," hosts Sophia Adamucci and Connor Lange discuss a topic that plagues many college students — procrastination and why it occurs to so many. You can subscribe...

All-College Meeting excludes all Ithaca College students

All-College Meeting excludes all Ithaca College students

August 27, 2014

Every year before the academic year begins, Ithaca College hosts the All-College Meeting. At the meeting, which is limited to only the college’s staff and faculty, Ithaca College President Tom Rochon...

Editorial: Knowledge pays

January 22, 2014

The 15-percent increase in credit card use among students in the past 10 years shows growing interest in building credit. Smart purchases with a credit card during college prepare a student for the investments...

Video: Students give feedback during election night 2012

By Jaclyn Cataldi November 8, 2012
Ithaca College students gathered in Emerson Suites to get updates and hear poll results. Hear about student reactions during election night.
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