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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, commonly referred to as King Gizz, begins a three album run this month.

Review: King Gizz begins impressive three album run

By Jess Williams, Staff Writer October 19, 2022
With their 21st full-length album, “Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushrooms and Lava," King Gizz creates their longest cuts yet.
Following the death of her mother, isolation of the pandemic and departure of her daughter, Björk returns with a scattered yet successful album.

Review: Björk returns to earth with magnificent record

By Jess Williams, Staff Writer October 12, 2022
"Fossora" sees Björk return to earth, crafting a scattered album brought together by reed orchestras and hardcore electronic beats.
Senior Zahra Sandhu, opinion editor for The Ithacan, reflects on the realities of today and how it is helpful to factor the past into the present while moving toward an informed future.

Commentary: In these times, imagining potential futures is necessary

By Zahra Sandhu May 12, 2022
In times of overwhelming despair, we must try to reimagine life in the midst of death. 
Commentary: Community must respond to local drownings

Commentary: Community must respond to local drownings

By Tatiana Rollins September 25, 2019
Watching this 19-year-old man lose his life in my hometown made me view Ithaca as a town full of ghosts.
“Loving Vincent” attempts to recreate the mysterious story of the suicide of Vincent van Gogh’s (Robert Gulaczyk). The film is animated entirely using oil paintings. Each cell was meticulously crafted to mimic van Gogh’s iconic style.

Review: Animated biopic paints a powerful portrait of legacy

By Aidan Lentz, Staff Writer November 7, 2017
Unfortunately, the writing doesn’t reach the standard of its own technical execution.
Death Note is the westernized version of the Japanese anime classic. The Netflix remake is less a high stakes detective drama and more a high school drama with a sinister supernatural twist.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Death Note’ has a paper-thin plot

By Jake Leary, Life and Culture Editor September 5, 2017
“Death Note” is neither a strong stand-alone story nor is it a compelling retelling of the manga.
Manchester by the Sea is a bleak analysis of the complexity of grief. Lee (Casey Affleck) is forced to reconcile the loss of his brother with his responsibility to his nephew, Patrick (Lucas Hedges).

Review: ‘Manchester by the Sea’ drowns viewers in despair

By Patrick Pinney, Contributing Writer February 21, 2017
Death is final and guilt can be eternal. This crushing honesty elevates “Manchester by the Sea” above and beyond 2016’s other cinematic offerings.
Our Car-Centered Society

Our Car-Centered Society

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer September 29, 2014
While walking along Route 65 out of Maumee and toward Toledo, a pick-up truck operated by a sleeping driver struck me head on. Unlike the unfortunate Peace Marcher in 1986, I can live to tell the tale.
Members of IC Greens rehearse their upcoming production of The Laramie Project and its companion piece. The Laramie Project will premiere April 24 in Textor Hall, room 103.

Political club tackles social issues in production

By Alyssa Gilliam, Staff Writer April 16, 2014
IC Greens, Ithaca College's Green Party, is producing a production of "The Laramie Project" and "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later," the story of a gay college student named Matthew Shepard who was tied to a fence and beaten to death because of his sexuality on April 24–27.
Courtesy of Nori Wieder

IC alumna killed by falling tree in Queens, NY

By Noreyana Fernando, News Editor August 10, 2013
Pregnant Ithaca College alumna Yingyi Li-Dikov, M.S. ’08 is killed after being struck by a falling tree in Kissena Park in Queens. Li-Dikov is a 2008 graduate of the college's now defunct master's degree in sport management program.

Foreign policy post-Chavez

By Rachael Hartford March 23, 2013
Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s self-proclaimed “Bolivarian” leader, passed away March 5, leaving many around the world asking: What will Venezuela look like without Chavez? Chavez, who led the country since taking power in 1998, seems to be just as divisive in death as he was when he was alive. Even his interim successor was contentious. Chavez…

College mourns loss of retired professor

By Sabrina Knight, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2013
The Ithaca College community was saddened by the unexpected loss of Frank Musgrave, a retired economics professor, on Jan. 2. Musgrave, 80, died four days after being diagnosed with pneumonia, his wife Eva May Musgrave said. Musgrave was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1934 and grew up in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.  He…
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