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THE ITHACAN

Senior Abigail Aitken earned the award for an essay she wrote about storytelling and its intersection with environmentalism.  The C.P. Snow Scholar award is presented to one or two students who compose an essay that demonstrates how their academics and extracurricular achievements combine both the humanities and the sciences.

Q&A: Senior C.P. Snow Scholar shares passion for environmentalism

By Jonah Schweitzer, Contributing Writer May 7, 2023
Ithaca College senior Abigail Aitken was announced as the 2022–23 C.P. Snow Scholar on April 27.  
From left, senior Ben Vajdos, junior Juliann Vadney and sophomore Eleanor Wester hold a workshop for the Ithaca College Outing Club about what things to pack for a hiking trip Oct. 4.

Club aims to offer all students respite in nature

By Chelsea Coichy, Contributing Writer October 5, 2022
The Outing Club was established in 2018 with the goal of providing access for students interested in the outdoors regardless of previous experience.

Climate Justice Protestors Call for Action

By Mack Rovenolt, Mack Rovenolt March 30, 2022

Editorial: Sustainability at IC continues to deteriorate

Editorial: Sustainability at IC continues to deteriorate

By The Ithacan February 16, 2022
we have since seen a deteriorating culture of sustainability at the college. This swift shift from environmentalism to economics is harmful
Junior Petar Odazhiev quit his internship position at the Office of Energy Management and Sustainability after leadership staff either resigned or were fired.

Environmental sustainability suffers from loss of leadership

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor February 16, 2022
Environmental efforts at IC are deteriorating, according to campus members who have experienced a lack of staffing support in sustainability efforts.
The culture of environmentalism has seeped into life at Ithaca College — from the clothes that students wear to the water bottles they use.

Culture around environmentalism increases at Ithaca College

By Allie Ritcher, Contributing Writer September 29, 2021
The culture of environmentalism has seeped into life at Ithaca College — from the clothes that students wear to the water bottles they use.
Gates’ book is rooted in science and is a great way to conceptualize climate change. However, at the end of the day, the greed of the business world got everyone into this mess.

Review: Billionaire advocates for the environment

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer March 22, 2021
Gates’ book is rooted in science and is a great way to conceptualize climate change. However, at the end of the day, the greed of the business world got everyone into this mess.
Editorial: Bookstore should drop plastic bags immediately

Editorial: Bookstore should drop plastic bags immediately

May 1, 2019
Ultimately, the Bookstore should take the campus community’s enthusiasm in stride and fully ban plastic bags sooner rather than later.
Maya van Rossum, Delaware Riverkeeper and leader of the Green Amendment movement, presents on environmental degradation, the current state of environmental protection in the U.S. and the Green Amendment movement on March 25.

Leader of Green Amendment movement presents on environmentalism

By Olivia King, Staff Writer March 27, 2019
Ithaca College hosted environmentalist and lawyer Maya van Rossum for a presentation on environmental degradation, protections and protections.
Matt Holtmeier, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, published an article in the winter edition of Screen, an Oxford academic journal of film and television studies. His article Communicating Cascadia: Reichardt’s Three Ecologies as a Bioregional Medium explores bioregional cinema.

Q&A: Professor discusses use of bioregional cinema

By Kara Bowen, Assistant Life and Culture Editor February 26, 2018
"This is about environmental cinema, or this concept of bioregional cinema. It is a concept that comes out of environmental activism," Matt Holtmeier said.
Editorial: Climate change deserves more localized attention

Editorial: Climate change deserves more localized attention

April 12, 2017
But this apathy will only hurt the community in the end, as the effects of climate change are indifferent to whom it impacts.
Learning the Jails

Learning the Jails

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer December 8, 2014
Before myself and my comrades began lining up in front of Crestwood Midstream's gates on Route 14 just north of Watkins Glen, I never put much thought into the area jails. I had no clue that there was a jail in Watkins Glen right across the street from the picturesque state park, and I admit to not even knowing that there was a jail in each county. Now I find these various jails to be at an almost constant forefront of my mind.
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