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November 24, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: Knowledge pays

By The Ithacan | Jan 22, 2014

The 15-percent increase in credit card use among students in the past 10 years shows growing interest in building credit.

Video: More Than Me Founder Inspires Students

By | Apr 25, 2013

More Than Me founder Katie Meyler speaks in Emerson Suites to further educate students about her foundation that has swept through Ithaca College this past year.

Teachers teach how to cheat

By | Apr 17, 2013

“We expect school administrators and teachers to teach students to play by the rules and to lead by example, so these allegations that they changed grades and coached students during exams are very troubling,” a statement from district attorney Kathleen M. Rice after the investigation of teacher’s aiding young elementary students and giving answers on…

Nonprofit proposes extensive science ed reform plan

By | Apr 12, 2013

Several studies by the US Department of Education show that American students are academically behind on STEM – science, technology, engineering, and math – subjects as compared to their peers in Europe and Asia. Personal struggles with the subject become more pronounced when students specialize in college: I have friends in the humanities who loathe…

Fatty education

By | Apr 8, 2013

There is the notion that food fuels the brain, even if it clogs the arteries. As I watch students drown their French fries with ketchup and fill their plates with a greasy burger and potato chips there is one cause that comes to mind. With lunch boxes filled with cholesterol and soda cans cracked open…

Guten Tag!

By | Mar 26, 2013

Approximately over one billion people around the world are learning English. In Europe more than 90 percent of children learn English from the start of elementary school. In the U.S less than a third of schools require or offer foreign language courses. While foreign countries believe becoming diverse in more than one language especially English…

The more you read the more you know

By | Mar 1, 2013

  It’s another Ithaca winter and our minds are even more frozen to what’s going on outside these woods. As we sit in class and doze off or hit the snooze on our alarms and start to skip class we need to appreciate the education we’re fed. Instead of sleeping through class or blowing off…

Commentary: Alumnus learns to listen while teaching

By | Feb 7, 2013

I encourage everyone, regardless of background or chosen profession, to consider their role in making sure that all America’s children have equal access to a quality education.

Alumna tackles education issues

By | Nov 26, 2012

Ithaca College alumna, Zena Patel ’11, spoke to Assistant News Editor, TinaMarie Craven, about her involvement with City Year’s educational campaign.

Student mother seeks out on-campus daycare

By | Nov 15, 2012

Senior Beth Greene balances looks to have a daycare in Ithaca to better balance her coursework, internship and time spent raising her two young children.

Group works to educate women abroad

By | Nov 14, 2012

Ithaca College’s chapter of She’s the First is working to raise money to improve the education of girls in developing countries.