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December 16, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

City of Ithaca economic index reaches record-breaking high

By | Sep 6, 2016

A monthly economic review of the City of Ithaca by the Ithaca College Department of Economics reported that the business index reached a record-breaking high during the month of July due to a boom in job growth and in the hospitality sectors.

Marijuana should be legalized to revive the economy

By | Feb 2, 2014

Marijuana has been legalized in Washington and Colorado, Hawaii might as well be the next state to join the group.

Jamaican art student meshes photojournalism with painting

By | Jan 29, 2014

Senior Stephanie Lee, an art major with a minor in still photography and a native of Jamaica, is attempting to bring her home country’s economic issues to light through her senior art thesis.

Default? What default?

By | Oct 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.

It’s time to stop the sequester

By | Mar 1, 2013

Without further congressional action, on March 1 the sequester will take effect and will impose drastic across-the-board federal spending cuts that are meant to be evenly divided over a nine-year period and bring in a projected $1.2 trillion. These austerity-like cuts will decrease tax revenue and increase spending on benefits programs, like unemployment, further causing…

Budget discussion must move forward

By | Dec 14, 2012

President Barack Obama’s election victory was met almost immediately by a panic over the economy pulling a Wile E. Coyote and running off then edge of the cliff, realizing there is nothing beneath it and then subsequently hurtling downwards into oblivion. The “fiscal cliff” is a term that has been used to describe a bundle…

High hopes for legal marijuana in Colorado and Washington

By | Nov 15, 2012

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington may force Mexican drug cartels to take a hit and bring money into the U.S. economy.

Video: Snap Judgment – Most important issues in presidential campaign

By | Oct 23, 2012

As the presidential campaign draws closer we asked students what issues they thought were most important in the presidential campaign.