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He’s been there

By | Feb 29, 2012

More than 50 years after he spent a summer working security detail at the White House during the Eisenhower administration, Don Mooney now swipes the ID cards of students entering Towers Dining Hall. He hums the tune of an old favorite song and greets each patron with an exuberant “Hello, hello!”

Speak for your self

By | Feb 23, 2012

Will Shishmanian is looking to find his voice, and he is not alone.

Editorial: The missing link in IC 20/20

By | Feb 23, 2012

The Feb. 8 Student Government Association meeting made it clear that students still feel the Ithaca College administration is not listening closely enough to student voices regarding IC 20/20. SGA invited President Tom Rochon to attend the meeting, which centered on worry that student opinion has been relatively missing from the strategic plan’s implementation. After…

Sew Good: Dillingham designer creates community while dressing actors

By | Feb 22, 2012

To a stranger peeking through the window of Dillingham Room 020, the scattered piles of cloth, scissors and beads that lie on the tables within may signal chaos.

Joining the family ranks

By | Feb 22, 2012

When senior heavyweight wrestler Matt Mahon went to a Halloween party his sophomore year of high school, he thought it would be fun to wear his father’s flying jumpsuit as a costume. He put on the matching camouflage shirt and pants and went to the party, but he didn’t know his father was held in…

Editorial: We are here, we are here!

By | Feb 16, 2012

Typically, Ithaca College students lean toward liberal ideology. In addition, students might hear more pro-Israel voices regarding the Israel-Palestinian conflict. These views are the majority, but quantity doesn’t denote inevitable validity. Every voice deserves a platform, and members from the IC Republicans and soon-to-be college chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine are proclaiming theirs.…

Is bar culture tapped out?

By | Feb 16, 2012

Bars are closing. Students are going out later. A “night out on the town” doesn’t mean what it used to.


By | Feb 15, 2012

Sophomore Cöelis Mendoza peered out from under her fuchsia bangs with wide eyes at a buzzing crowd of 30 friends and peers, her caramel skin illuminated by the computer screen in front of her. The 19-year-old waddled out from behind the podium, her large, round belly leading the way.

Just add water

By | Feb 15, 2012

Junior Aileen Razey greets each one of her students with a welcoming smile and a gracious pat on the back. When it’s time to begin class, she gathers everyone around the edge of the pool and states the four guidelines to her class.

Editorial: When diversity separates us

By | Feb 9, 2012

Diversity lies in small pockets of Ithaca College, whether in the form of new courses, speakers or student-driven clubs. Now, it’s time to move beyond surface-level attempts at becoming diverse by improving those good-natured initiatives that, on the flip side, can also strongly divide the student body. Engaging in diversity at the college is optional.…

Great sexpectations

By | Feb 9, 2012

Rebecca stood outside her downtown Ithaca apartment in a bathrobe. She kissed the boy she had just had sex with goodnight and put him in a cab to take him home. From that same cab emerged the next boy she’d have sex with that night.

Exercising a passion

By | Feb 9, 2012

As junior Matt Pappadia stands in the Fitness Center training room helping a student with bad knees, he has a look of intense focus. He encourages the student to bend at the waist, shouting, “Come on, you can do it!” as he instructs him to stretch his abdominal muscle before the workout begins.