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Ithaca College students have turned to Facebook to post and find listings for off-campus housing in Ithaca. Some Facebook groups look specifically for students looking to sublease.

Students find housing and communities on Facebook

By Hannah Fichter, Staff Writer January 31, 2023
In order to fill off-campus housing vacancies some students have taken to Facebook to post ads in specific groups run by sources outside of Ithaca College.
Editorial: BeReal has brought real spontaneity back online

Editorial: BeReal has brought real spontaneity back online

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan November 30, 2022
Those nostalgic for Instagram circa 2014 have found a way to relive the feeling of silly, carefree spontaneity with the popular app BeReal.
With all of the ensembles, acapella groups, choirs and dance companies at Ithaca College, it can be easy for students looking to get involved in the arts to get overwhelmed. 

IC Student shares artistic opportunities on social media

By Eva Salzman, Life and Culture Editor September 1, 2021
With all of the ensembles, acapella groups, choirs and dance companies at Ithaca College, it can be easy for students looking to get involved in the arts to get overwhelmed. 
At a time when the overwhelming ethical concerns of social media have taken a back seat to the profit-at-all-costs business model of Silicon Valley, “The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.

Review: Docudrama unveils darker side of social media

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer September 21, 2020
“The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.
Jennifer Herzog, lecturer in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts, aims to educate the public about anti-Semitic hate crimes via the Facebook page Awake to Fight Hate.

Facebook group draws attention to anti-Semitic hate crimes

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer January 22, 2020
Jennifer Herzog operates a Facebook page called “Awake to Fight Hate” that informs its approximately 1,500 followers about instances of an anti-Semitism.
Approximately five years ago, Helene Smith created a Facebook page for Ithaca College parents where they can ask questions about the school and get advice on issues with their college-age children.

IC Parents Facebook page keeps parents connected to students’ lives

By Olivia King, Staff Writer April 18, 2019

Cyndy Scheibe, professor in the Department of Psychology, said that when observing move-in day, it is always interesting for her to observe the relationships between parents and their kids. She said that,...

IC Square is a common place on campus where Overheard at IC Facebook group members cite overhearing amusing, out-of-context conversations. Other colleges and universities around the country, including Cornell University, also have active Overheard Facebook pages.

Students use Facebook page to share quotes they overhear on campus

By Antonio Ferme December 12, 2018

Whether it’s featuring the latest wacky statement overheard in the Campus Center, a conversation about how to pronounce the word ‘bagel’ or memes speculating about the latest whereabouts of the Circles...

We Need To Talk: Social Media Usage

‘We Need To Talk’: Social Media Usage

November 25, 2018

This week, Sophia and Connor discuss college student’s social media usage. Listen to our podcasts on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play!

National Recap: Private Facebook data leaked to consulting firm

National Recap: Private Facebook data leaked to consulting firm

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor March 21, 2018
Data obtained from the leak was used to attempt to sway the results of the 2016 presidential election.
Pen and paper role-playing games are a popular way for groups of people to gather together and tell stories in their  favorite fantasy or science fiction worlds. The IC RPG club was Fall 2017, by sophomore Logan Trembow and junior Isaak Hill.

Role playing games give IC students a social outlet

By Silas White, Senior Writer November 29, 2017
“In tabletop games, you can really have a face-to-face connection with people,” Hill said. “They allow for really great storytelling, which is neat."
Anthony Adornato, assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, recently authored a textbook guide for social and mobile media journalism.

Q&A: Professor leads in multimedia journalism field

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor September 20, 2017
Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke with Adornato about his book, the importance of Twitter, and the future of journalism and social media.
Freshman Mac-Andrew Nelson led the crowd in a chorus of “We Shall Overcome” on Feb. 10 at Free Speech Rock, for a rally against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.

IC students rally against Trump’s executive orders

By Marissa Proulx and Meaghan McElroy February 12, 2017
Freshmen Clare Nowalk said the anger she felt following Trump’s election and the inauguration drove her to organize the rally.
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