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From left, sophomore Annalese Winegard, junior Benjamin Berkowitz and TikTok personality Brittany Broski hold a Q&A session April 19 in Emerson Suites.

Brittany Broski visits IC campus for student Q&A

By Matt Minton, Staff Writer April 28, 2022
From left, sophomore Annalese Winegard, junior Benjamin Berkowitz and TikTok personality Brittany Broski hold a Q&A session April 19 in Emerson Suites.
The performance Mediterranean Encounters: Judeo-Islamic Soundscapes took place in Hockett Family Recital Hall on April 10.

Concert explores Judeo-Islamic music traditions

By Natalie Tribiano, Assistant Life and Culture Editor April 14, 2022
The performance "Mediterranean Encounters: Judeo-Islamic Soundscapes" took place in Hockett Family Recital Hall on April 10.
Current IC students and alum showcase graphic design artwork in order to raise climate change awareness.

Climate change awareness pictured by IC students

By Matt Minton, Staff Writer February 17, 2022
Current IC students and alum showcase graphic design artwork in order to raise climate change awareness.
Ithaca College sophomore Kayla Markwardt starts a hobby crocheting hats and turns into a successful business.

IC students keep warm with handmade beanies

By Laura Ilioaei, Contributing Writer February 10, 2022
Ithaca College sophomore Kayla Markwardt starts a hobby crocheting hats and turns into a successful business.
 Ithaca College students enthusiastically began to study abroad again and are sharing it on social media.

Park students decide to go global on Instagram

By Natalie Tribiano, Assistant Life and Culture Editor February 10, 2022
After study abroad programs were unavailable for the 2020–21 academic year, Ithaca College students enthusiastically began to study abroad again and are sharing it on social media.
Washburn decided to take the risk and purchase his first NFT. Now, he’s deeply involved with the growing NFT community and is working on creating a collection of his own.

Local DJ cashes out on crypto trends

By Mike Ross, Life and Culture Editor February 10, 2022
Washburn decided to take the risk and purchase his first NFT. Now, he’s deeply involved with the growing NFT community and is working on creating a collection of his own.
From left, grounds crew members Chris Cornwall, Alex Teeter and Rick Marsh spread mulch in a flower bed near the Dillingham fountains. The crew begins spring landscaping in  March to prepare the campus for Commencement. The grounds crew is also responsible for removing trash, planting flowers and clearing walkways of snow throughout the year.

Ithaca College grounds crew adds color to campus

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer April 25, 2019

It’s a spring day and students are out lounging in their hammocks, balancing on their tightropes and sitting on blankets or benches. The campus pops with the colors of spring — freshly mowed green...

Kiese Laymon, the next writer in Ithaca College’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, has been published in The Los Angeles Times, The Best American Series and The Guardian, and will release two books next year.

Nonfiction writer Kiese Laymon to talk racial identity at IC

By Colette Piasecki-Masters, Staff Writer October 5, 2016
The next writer in the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, Kiese Laymon, is a new author that explores American racism and culture in his work.
Sophomore Celine Baumgartner receives a massage from Jeffery Haley, licensed massage therapist, on Sept. 8. Haley visits the Ithaca College campus to help students relieve stress.

Massage days at IC aim to place emphasis on campus resources

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer September 28, 2016
In addition to being a tranquil resource room, the Center for Health Promotion transforms once a month into the home of Massage Days.
Activist, feminist and educator Gloria Joseph (right) speaks with Huffington Post reporter, Rene Monroe (left), in St. Croix. Joseph will visit IC at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in Textor Hall 101 to discuss her novel, The Wind is Spirit: The life, love, and legacy of Audre Lorde.

Activist Gloria Joseph to visit IC and discuss poet Audre Lorde

By Colette Piasecki-Masters, Contributing Writer September 21, 2016
Ithaca College’s Women and Gender Studies Program will host Gloria Joseph, professor emerita of Africana Studies at Hampshire College and partner of the late Audre Lorde, to discuss the poet’s life.
Courtesy of Dave Burbank

Kitchen Theatre set to perform ‘Hand to God’ until Sept. 25

By Angela Poffenbaugh, Staff Writer September 14, 2016
The Kitchen Theatre in downtown Ithaca is hosting “Hand to God,” a show that breaks social boundaries through raunchy and hilarious puppet characters. This is the first production of “Hand to God” in the Ithaca area since the show debuted off-Broadway in 2011.
Senior Alyssa Rodriguez spent the summer evaluating the manic pixie dream girl, a trope often found in modern media when a quirky woman advances the plot for male characters.

Summer scholar analyzes ‘manic pixie dream girl’ in pop culture

By Kate Nalepinski, Assistant Life and Culture Editor September 1, 2016
Quirky, obnoxious and unique. These traits create the “manic pixie dream girl” trope that Ithaca College senior Alyssa Rodriguez explored this summer in collaboration with Katharine Kittredge, professor in the Department of English. Rodriguez’s project is funded by her Emerson Humanities Collaboration Award, an annual IC award that provides students with financial support for scholarly projects.
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