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A twist of fate

By | Apr 4, 2012

Two muscular men stand opposite each other inside the hexagonal fighting cage prepared to face off in a round of fierce martial arts combat. Though they have spent months preparing for the fight, three strokes of luck that neither of the competitors could have trained for will have a major impact on the bout.

Editorial: Getting it up-loaded

By | Mar 29, 2012

Planned Parenthood usually hits the mark — advocating for women’s control over their bodies and fighting Congress for legislation to make birth control more affordable and accessible. But its recent campaign isn’t quite as in-check as past efforts.

In the eyes of the beholder

By | Mar 28, 2012

A basic cosmetic surgery has become so popular that one part of the world calls it routine. But most Americans have never heard its name.

Creating her escape

By | Mar 28, 2012

When senior thrower Kate Middleton finished a sculpture of herself in an intermediate sculpture class, she felt satisfied knowing she had conveyed her physical and psychological self in a creative work of art.

Ride of her life

By | Mar 22, 2012

Every time junior catcher Lindsey Johnson comes to the plate to hit, she performs the same ritual, touching the second “A” in the middle of her Easton Stealth bat as a tribute to her pony Andy. After this symbolic gesture, she steps into the batter’s box with strength and poise.

Editorial: When a friend doesn’t ‘like’ it

By | Mar 22, 2012

Last week, former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi was convicted of 15 charges, including invasion of privacy and committing a hate crime. Two years ago at age 18, he used a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another man in their dorm and streamed the footage over the Internet. Shortly after, his roommate, Tyler…

In loving memory

By | Mar 21, 2012

In April of her junior year of high school, Olivia Rowe brought a plastic bag into a hallway bathroom and tied it over her head to stop her breathing. She thought she wanted to kill herself.

Collection of cultures

By | Mar 8, 2012

It can’t be seen in the carved, wooden mask depicting a squashed human face. It isn’t evident in the contemporary painting that presents a woman in a brightly colored robe with wild criss-cross brushstrokes.

Backyard connection

By | Mar 8, 2012

Every so often, a pair of star players on the boys’ lacrosse team at John Jay High School in Cross River, N.Y., dusted off an old play that could only be formed from a backyard bond.

Editorial: Building on solid ground

By | Mar 8, 2012

Students are immersing themselves in the vast culture of the Big Apple through Ithaca College’s New York City pilot program. Though still in its infancy, the college’s NYC Center presents the institution with an opportunity to strengthen its presence in a burgeoning academic and professional hub.

Paying it forward

By | Mar 1, 2012

When junior hurdler Tammia Hubbard forgot to wear her lucky wristband before competing in the Denault Invitational on Feb. 18 at Cornell University, she said she felt completely lost.

Editorial: Get the frack out of town

By | Mar 1, 2012

Two New York Supreme Court decisions last week heralded a victory for local citizens that proved individuals who band together through political action can overpower corporate interests.