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May 21, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Why aren’t we doing anything about climate change?

By | Aug 31, 2016

Despite the impending threat to health and security that climate change poses, politicians and voters are not talking about the environment. Addressing climate change should be at the top of the agenda for everyone right now.

Not an A-plus math student

By | May 4, 2016

Year after year of math classes, many of my Asian-American classmates would ace their math tests while I hoped for a B-minus or better.

Revival of the fittest: streaming services bring cult classics back from the dead

By | Sep 20, 2015

So why would Netflix, Hulu and Yahoo revive failed cable and broadcast TV shows?

It has been a great ride

By | May 1, 2013

I went back and forth last spring deciding whether to apply for the position of sports columnist for The Ithacan. Writing for each week’s issue was something I had not taken on before, and I decided to go for it. I could not be happier. Looking back over the past four years, taking myself out…

Between The Lines: The most over-hyped non-sporting sport event

By | Apr 24, 2013

Thursday brings the beginning of the most over-hyped and delusional self-important sporting event of the year, the NFL draft. Don’t get me wrong, I fully realize the importance of the draft to the long-term success of a franchise. This is true for every major sport. However, the problem is that when you sit down to…

Between the Lines: Mayor’s bat rivalry needs new life

By | Apr 18, 2013

Everyone knows all about the Cortaca Jug, but what about the Mayor’s Bat? The prize for the former annual series between the Bombers and Cornell baseball team needs to come back.

Between the Lines: Providing salaries for Division I players would only hurt programs

By | Apr 10, 2013

Every year, around the time of the Final Four, there are grumblings about college athletes — particularly football and men’s basketball players. These grumblings usually involve the question of should these athletes be paid? What these critics fail to realize is that college sports, Division I athletics in particular, are much bigger than the few…

Between the lines: Give us some stars

By | Mar 20, 2013

Columnist Nate Bickell takes a look at the World Baseball Classic’s fatal flaw.

Between the Lines: Lifelong Sox fan to make a trip of a lifetime

By | Mar 7, 2013

Before I dig into this week’s column, I have to thank my fellow teammate and sports writer Nathan Bickell for having good sportsmanship throughout last week’s competition and giving me the opportunity to write this column. Spring break is about to begin for Ithaca College students, and many will retreat to warmer locations for a…

Between the lines: The great half-court shootout

By | Feb 28, 2013

Nate and Steve go head-to-head in a shootout for the column

Between the lines: Keep wrestling in the Olympics

By | Feb 21, 2013

Columnist Nate Bickell casts a critical eye toward talks of nixing wrestling from the Olympics

Between the lines: Breaking up the February Funk

By | Feb 14, 2013

Columnist Nate Bickell breaks down some sporting events to get you through the lull in mainstream sports.