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December 5, 2022
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College Briefing: Nov. 6

By The Ithacan | Nov 5, 2014

Tom Reed takes the win in election for Congress
Republican party representative Tom Reed won the election for the 23rd Congressional District of New York for 2014, which occurred on Nov.


Commentary: College graduates need more loan payment options

By | Oct 1, 2014

College students and graduates need more loan payment options and education on financial aid.


Commentary: Student loan repayment should not be burden for college graduates

By | Sep 24, 2014

All across this district, I have heard heartbreaking stories from families impacted by crippling student loan debt.


Guest Commentary: Environmental reform must follow United Nations report

By | Apr 2, 2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, overseen by the United Nations, released a truly horrific report this week on humanity’s future in relation to global climate change.


Ithaca activists speak out against war

By | Sep 16, 2013

Ithaca residents took to the streets Friday afternoon to speak out against a potential United States intervention in Syria.


Negotiations with Syria help put potential U.S. attack on hold

By | Sep 12, 2013

President Barack Obama addressed the nation Tuesday to justify intervening in Syria, to force Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to relinquish his chemical weapons, which Assad agreed to do under threat of a U.S. cruise missile strike.


Will Washington act on gun laws?

By | Apr 18, 2013

In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, there was much talk about gun control laws and ways to curb the all-too-familiar headlines of mass shootings. The topic has recently found its way back to the national stage. Last week, President Obama handed over his weekly address to Francine…


It’s time to stop the sequester

By | Mar 1, 2013

Without further congressional action, on March 1 the sequester will take effect and will impose drastic across-the-board federal spending cuts that are meant to be evenly divided over a nine-year period and bring in a projected $1.2 trillion. These austerity-like cuts will decrease tax revenue and increase spending on benefits programs, like unemployment, further causing…


Rep. Hinchey to retire

By | Jan 20, 2012

Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) announced he would retire at the end of 2012 Thursday in Kingston, N.Y., marking the conclusion of his 20-year tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hinchey, 73, represents the state’s 22nd congressional district, including the City of Ithaca and much of Tompkins County.