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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Editorial: On-campus programming is key to a more innovative campus community

Editorial: On-campus programming is key to a more innovative campus community

By The Ithacan March 20, 2024
College should be a center for education and innovation. While this happens inside classrooms, learning has the potential to be limitless when there is an investment in relevant, accessible and large-scale programming.
Fans of comic books are gearing up for the 46th annual ITHACON from April 22–23. The convention and the students behind it pride themselves on creating a convention experience by fans, for fans.

Annual comic convention is ‘the little guy’ once more

By Rowan Keller Smith, Contributing Writer April 12, 2023
On the posters advertising ITHACON, Ithaca College's annual comic book convention, the slogan “Proud to be the little guy” serves as a testament to the convention's history and values.
The 45th annual Ithacon held for two days in Campus Center attracted comic fans of all ages.

Comic fans assemble at the 45th Ithacon

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer April 27, 2022
The 45th annual Ithacon held for two days in Campus Center attracted comic fans of all ages.
The class, “ITHACON: Promoting and Managing Conventions is offered for a full semester for the first time this year. The first Ithacon held on Ithaca College’s campus was in 2013.

New class will plan and host Ithacon 44

February 10, 2019

A Gryffindor, Spider-Man and a Stormtrooper walk into a room. They’re there not for a crime-fighting crossover, but to celebrate the second longest–running comic convention in the United States: Ithacon...

Previous Marvel Editor-in-Chief Jim Shooter speaks to a full audience in the Clarke Lounge on March 25 as former Marvel Comics author Roger Stern looks on. The duo discussed their experiences working together in the Marvel Comics office.

Superheroes take center stage at Marvel authors’ discussion

By Sophia Adamucci, Assistant News Editor March 27, 2017
On March 25, Marvel Comics author Roger Stern and previous Marvel Editor-in-Chief Jim Shooter visited Ithaca College for the 42nd annual Ithacon.
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