The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


From left, junior Leah Harbison-Ricciutti, senior Emily Rose, junior Clare Collins, and Adelia Alexander ’20, rest under an ocotillo plant en route to Pinto Mountain in Joshua Tree National Park, California during the immersion semester program.

Recreation and leisure department opposes department cut

By Syd Pierre, Staff Writer February 25, 2021
The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies and community organizations its students work with are voicing their opposition to the “Shape of the College” recommendations.
The Ithaca Outing Club participated in a kayaking activity Oct. 26 organized by students from two classes on campus. They also assisted local business Paddle-N-More with their winter closing.

Outing club kayaks to benefit local community

By Becky Mehorter, Chief Copy Editor October 30, 2019
The Ithaca College outing club attended a kayaking event on Oct. 6. The kayaking was free in exchange for closing a local rental shop for the season.
Jennifer Miller and freshman Lexi Ryan helped to organize the World Tour Paddling Film Festival at the college. It will be held at 7 p.m. March 30 in the Park Auditorium.

Recreation and Leisure Studies hosts paddling sports film festival

By Emily Adams, Assistant Sports Editor March 25, 2019
The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies will host the World Tour Paddling Film Festival on March 30 in the Park Auditorium.
Students took a stand-up paddleboarding class Sept. 14–16. The students went to  Stewart Park in Ithaca and Owasco Lake in Moravia, New York, to practice their skills.

Students explore Ithaca by stand-up paddleboarding

By Anna Harris, Contributing Writer September 18, 2018
Jennifer Miller, instructor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, taught a brand-new stand-up paddleboarding class.
Ithaca College students enjoying the climbing wall in the Fitness Center. The wall was expanded for the 2018–19 school year.

Fitness Center climbing wall harnesses new equipment

By Dani Pluchinsky September 5, 2018
The Ithaca College Fitness Center climbing wall was expanded over the summer. The purpose was to increase the safety of the participants.
Harpist and IC affiliate Anna O’Connell performed examples of therapeutic harp music during the Community-Based Learning Spotlight Event hosted by the Office of Civic Engagement and the Center for Faculty Excellence on April 4 in McHenry Lounge in the Whalen Center for Music. The event reintroduced the Music as Medicine Project and highlighted students’ work with the initiative.

Staying Sharp: Service project links music to memory

By Angela Weldon, Assistant Life & Culture Editor April 13, 2016
The Music as Medicine Project, a new initiative at the college highlights the therapeutic power of music and the importance of service-learning.
Students from the outdoor immersion program visited Colorado, California and Utah as part of their 90-day journey.

Outdoor adventure leadership majors adventure travel across America

By Steve Derderian, Senior Writer October 8, 2014
12 outdoor adventure leadership majors spent 90 days adventure traveling across America in Spring 2014.

Campus club advocates ending use of ‘R-word’

By Harmony Wright, Contributing Writer September 14, 2011
Ithaca College’s chapter of Spread the Word to End the Word, a worldwide organization dedicated to raising awareness of the misuse of the word “retarded,” is kicking off the year with their own rally.
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