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Despite the growth of the sports media program at Ithaca College since 2017, the number of women currently enrolled in the major has stagnated.

IC sports media major struggling to fix its widening gender gap

By Aidan Charde, Assistant Sports Editor March 23, 2022
While the number of men in the sports media major at Ithaca College has continued to grow, the number of women has stagnated.
Junior football player Donte Garcia celebrates after Ithaca College defeated SUNY Cortland in the 61st annual Cortaca Jug game Nov. 16, 2019, at Metlife Stadium.

New platforms give athletes place to share their stories

By Michael Memis, Staff Writer February 18, 2021
Student-athletes have been given new platforms to speak their minds and opportunities to participate in activities they may not have before
Ellen Staurowsky, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, highlights research from her report with Ramogi Huma, executive director of National College Players Association, titled “How the NCAA Robs Predominantly Black Athletes of Billions in Generational Wealth.”

Professor earns national recognition for college sport research

By Aidan Charde, Staff Writer September 18, 2020
Ellen Staurowsky has returned to IC’s sports media program just as her research on racial inequality in college athletics earns national recognition.
From right, senior Alex Gomez grapples with junior Henry Beaman during the wrestling team’s practice in March in Hill Center. Gomez placed first in the NCAA Northeast Regional last season.

Alex Gomez first Bomber to compete in prestigious invitational

By Kristen Gowdy, Assistant Sports Editor November 5, 2014
Senior wrestler Alex Gomez competed in the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Senior forward leads with quiet confidence

By Gil Guo, Contributing Writer February 4, 2014

Senior forward Frank Mitchell will bid farewell to the men’s basketball team in about two weeks, but not without leaving an historic mark on the program. In just three seasons with the Bombers, “Stacks,”...

Flex education is not for everyone

By Frances Johnson November 6, 2013

For some college students, a traditional classroom setting can be drab and the workload overwhelming. As tuition increases, students and some education reformers wonder if credit hour–based learning...

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