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The Brown Girl Chronicles- For The Love of Curls

‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’- For The Love of Curls

April 16, 2019   On this episode of "The Brown Girl Chronicles" host Sobeida rosa talks about the importance and significance...

How IC Sports: Cross-country’s success and hair

‘How IC Sports’: Cross-country’s success and hair

October 4, 2018

Hosts Cal Dymowski and Kaitlin Maniscalo are joined by cross-country junior Garrett Bampos and sophomore Chris Singer. The four talk about the team's success, what they think about while running, racing...

Senior Mirelle Tinker created the website Our Hairstory to share the role hair plays in shaping peoples identities.

Website shares students’ hair stories

By Avery Alexander, Contributing Writer September 19, 2018
“People can look up and see a list of experiences and say, ‘Hey, my experience isn’t isolated,” she said.
Editorial: New website encourages self-love and acceptance

Editorial: New website encourages self-love and acceptance

September 19, 2018
This website is intimate, innovative and compelling, and it is sure to spark positive conversations on our campus.
Sophomores Shinice Ford poses with hair care products. Historically, natural black hair has been rejected by Eurocentric beauty standards.

Tangled: How women of color are brushing away hair stigmas

By Celisa Calacal and Kalia Kornegay April 5, 2017
“Natural hair is intimidating to them — it signifies pride,” she said. “It puts them off because it shows how we have found beauty within ourselves."
Professional hairdressers from Center Haircutters, Pesco Barber Shop, Hair It Is Salon and Karma Salon trimmed locks for the IC Hillel Inch-A-Thon.

Local barbers and Ithaca College Hillel fight cancer head on

By Jake Leary, Assistant Life & Culture Editor March 8, 2017
Sophomore Ryan Downie said he decided to drop by because he could kill two birds with one stone: He could donate to charity and get a haircut.
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