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The Downtown Ithaca Alliance will host Pride Week from June 26 to July 3, with events including drag performances, dance parties and documentary screenings.

Ithaca prepares for upcoming Pride Week events

By Matt Minton, Staff Writer May 5, 2022
The Downtown Ithaca Alliance will host Pride Week from June 26 to July 3, with events including drag performances, dance parties and documentary screenings.
From left, junior Arlo Catanzaro, seniors Trisha Curtin, Michael Memis, and sophomore Gus Genova host the VIC Radio 50-Hour Marathon fundraiser to benefit the Southside Community Center.

VIC Radio hosts 50-hour marathon for charity

By Chelsea Coichy, Staff Writer April 28, 2022
From left, junior Arlo Catanzaro, seniors Trisha Curtin, Michael Memis, and sophomore Gus Genova host the VIC Radio 50-Hour Marathon fundraiser to benefit the Southside Community Center.
From left, Chris Sinton, Mark Cushing and Hugh Pfaff. The group offers lessons for newcomers to learn how to play.

Ithaca band performs and teaches bagpipes and Scottish drums

By Antonio Ferme, Staff Writer September 11, 2019

On a typical Wednesday night, the blaring sound of bagpipes and the loud thud of drums echoes through the First Presbyterian Church in Ithaca. These unexpected instruments and tones are the sounds of the...

Thousands of ducks cascade over the Cascadilla Falls during the 4-A 19th annual rubber duck race. The ducks started their journey at the Cascadilla Gorge Trail in the Cornell Botanic Gardens and ended one and a half miles away.

Ithaca gets quacky: Annual rubber duck race benefits 4-H

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer April 30, 2019

On a dreary Sunday afternoon, approximately 3,400 brightly colored rubber ducks tumbled over Cascadilla Falls, racing to reach the end of their long journey along Cascadilla Creek. After a harrowing trip...

Avery Santiago is one of the students being honored at this years Rainbow Reception. The reception is in place to honor LGBT students and their hard work.

Rainbow Reception celebrates LGBT student achievements

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff writer April 9, 2019

As the semester comes to an end, members of the Class of 2019 at Ithaca College will be participating in several ceremonies, collecting their graduation regalia and preparing for graduation. LGBTQ students...

Members of Asian American Alliance discussed their heritage, upbringings and identities as part of the Adoptee Identity Panel on April 5 in Klingenstein Lounge in the Campus Center. April is Focus Asia Month.

Focus Asia Month celebrates Asian heritage

By Emily Lussier, Assistant Proofreader April 9, 2019

During the month of April, students of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage are celebrating their identities. On April 5, students gathered in Klingenstein Lounge to listen to panelists talk about their...

From left, junior Amber Ward, sophomores Courtney Long and Jaden Boyd and junior Sushma Saha rehearse a number for Little Shop of Horrors.

Students perform classic musical in Bool’s Flower Shop

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer April 3, 2019

Ithaca’s historic Bool’s Flower Shop will be the stage for a site-specific production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” complete with the fresh scents of blooming roses and fertilizer. In this kind...

Rocío Núñez Shea gave a brief presentation March 31 during an event for the Roy H. Park School of Communications’ final event in a series of events for Women in Media Month. At the same event, Lisbeth Perez presented her short documentary about a Puerto Rican youth living in New York City.

Women in Media event highlights dual identities

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer April 3, 2019

The Ithaca College Roy H. Park School of Communications wrapped up a series of programs for Women in Media Month, held in conjunction with Women’s History Month, with an event March 31 that featured...

Pamela Drix, lecturer in the Department of Art is teaching a class in which students use printmaking  techniques to create moth prints. These prints will be part of an international art installation in Australia.

Art students’ prints migrate to global exhibit

By Vivian Goldstein, Staff Writer April 2, 2019

Though moths are often associated with contaminated food, clothing damage and lamp memes, Ithaca College’s Intermediate Printmaking-Lithography class students are reimagining them as beautiful creatures...

Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart spoke about the struggle many LGBTQ people face reconciling their religious identities with their sexual identities, and that integrating them creates “wholeness.”

Reverend and LGBTQ activist gives talks on faith and identity

By Olivia Riggio March 27, 2019

An image of the Virgin Mary as an undocumented, Latina teenager may conjure up confusion — and even vehement rejection — from conservative religious followers. Recognizing and accepting LGBTQ identities...

From left, second-place winner Drew Slattery, sophomore Fiona Okumu, managing director of the festival,  first-place winner Jeremy Coyle and third-place winner Jill Austin pose at the 2017 “Silents Roar!” festival.

Sophomore creates youth silent film festival

By James Baratta March 27, 2019

Wharton Studio Museum’s “Silents Roar!” Film Festival is giving Southern Tier youth the opportunity to produce silent film projects about topics of their choice and compete for prizes. The Wharton...

David Archuleta appeared on American Idol in 2008 and became known for his hit single Crush soon after. He is performing March 25 at The Haunt in Ithaca.

Artists of the 2000s return to satisfy millennial nostalgia

By Olivia Riggio March 20, 2019

David Archuleta was just 16 when Americans fell in love with his smooth voice, fresh face and endearing disposition as the runner-up on the seventh season of “American Idol” in 2008. Soon after Archuleta’s...

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