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September 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

The perfect match

By | Apr 26, 2012

Despite being on the varsity football team’s roster last season, junior Adam Bienstock did not receive any playing time. However, he has found a way to leave his own legacy as a Bomber.

Editorial: Playing the pay game

By | Apr 26, 2012

Recently, full-time faculty took a stand against what they say is “grave unfairness” at the college. For the second year in a row following the board of trustees’ approval of the 2012-13 budget, part-time faculty will not receive a raise, but full-time faculty will.

Ballerina Mother

By | Apr 25, 2012

Cindy Reid, artistic director of the Ithaca Ballet, gets up and bends her knees into a low squat. She laughs as she holds onto the bench for support, recalling a time when such movements came more easily.

Editorial: Transparency, and beyond!

By | Apr 19, 2012

Recently, the campus has served as a test ground. From registration time ticketing and all-freshman housing to the New York City Program, the college has implemented pilot programs and continues to do so. As the core curriculum goes into effect this fall and students feel the effects of the other changes laid out in IC…

Daring to dance

By | Apr 18, 2012

Freshman Jarvis Lu walked down the hallway in Hood Hall. It was late at night, so he wasn’t worried about anyone seeing him in shorts. Then, he caught a glimpse of himself in the full-length mirror in the hallway. He was taken back; he had forgotten how his legs looked without clothing to cover them.

Triple Threat

By | Apr 18, 2012

Senior Antoine Connors propels through the water in the Athletics and Events Center pool — a few feet ahead of four other competitors — and hits the wall as the time on the judge’s stopwatch hits 10 minutes on the dot. But as Connors exits the pool knowing he has finished the event in first…

Serving up brotherly love

By | Apr 12, 2012

The final tally of wins was 535 games to 510 games. From middle school to high school, a pingpong table served as the battleground for a competitive after-school ritual between brothers Dan and Justin Levine.

Editorial: Weighed down by the web

By | Apr 12, 2012

In October 2001, The Oprah Winfrey Show gave viewers an inside look into a dangerous Internet world of pro-Anorexia and pro-Bulimia communities. Eleven years later, the pro-Ana ghost has reappeared, and sites like Pinterest are taking a stand on content that promotes self-harm. Pro-Ana and Pro-Mia content uses the terms Ana, Mia, and ED, meaning…

Man in the Middle

By | Apr 11, 2012

  On a Friday evening, sophomore Ben* gets ready to de-stress in a “perfect” night out with his friends. Nicki Minaj and Madonna blast in his apartment as he begins putting on his clothes. The evening, however, can’t begin without his heels. He remembers the lime green pair that he tried on as a child.…

Art of strength

By | Apr 11, 2012

The house was packed with strangers. Shy at the age of 16 and lacking in experience with alcohol, Star Daniels filled her cup with Jim Bean whiskey time and time again. When Daniels stumbled into another room, she found a mattress on the floor.

Editorial: Once more, with feeling

By | Apr 5, 2012

In the ’90s, teachers flooded their students with praise, even when it wasn’t deserved. “Good try,” they would console elementary school students after answering a question incorrectly. “A for effort.” Current college students rode the yellow bus to school during a feel-good period of education where boosting the students’ self-worth was more important than getting…

L’Chaim!

By | Apr 4, 2012

When junior Ithaca native Katarina Andersson was 12 years old, her parents told her that having a Bat Mitzvah was off the table.