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Junior Melanie Sepulveda-Rosado won Best Oral Presentation for her research paper “Fad Fashion: Overconsumption of the Fashion Industry Through Interdisciplinary Thought.” 

Q&A: IC student wins best oral presentation at Whalen Symposium

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor April 20, 2022
The paper, which Sepulveda-Rosado wrote independent of her coursework, examines the wastefulness and corruption that is endemic in the fashion industry.
From left, juniors Samantha Marks and Emily Zarabet began the Thriftaca Instagram page. Thrift shopping is popular among college students because it is more affordable and sustainable than buying fast fashion.

Students create virtual pop up thrift shop on Instagram

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer May 1, 2019

Rows of photos load onto the screen, each showing someone wearing a different article of clothing. One picture has someone wearing a polka dot wrap dress with a three-quarter sleeve, advertised for $10....

Amy Bertram ’12 stands with a cardboard model of her retail truck, which will be on the streets of Los Angeles in May. Her truck will sell music products, like records and turntables.

Alumna to sell records and music paraphernalia out of retail truck

By Meagan McGinnes, Senior Writer February 5, 2014
Amy Bertram '12 will open a retail truck selling music paraphernalia in Los Angeles.

Guest Commentary: Governor’s 2014 plan will not help business

By Robert J. Ellis January 23, 2014

Tossing his “heads I win, tails you lose” coin, Governor Andrew Cuomo recently outlined his legislative agenda for 2014 that included gambling among its many economic panaceas. More importantly for...

Default? What default?

By Gillian Nigro October 9, 2013

It’s week two of the government shutdown and the country’s next crisis is fast approaching: the prospect of a debt default on Oct. 17. But, never fear! Our brave Republican leaders in Washington tell...

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…

Documentary reveals post-war problems

By Jeremy Li, Contributing Writer September 28, 2012
The tragic aftereffects of a Colombian war were examined to see how political and economic factors outweighed the importance of fair trials at Ithaca College’s screening of “Impunity: What Kind of War for Colombia” Tuesday night in Textor 101.
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