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Senior Amanda Swatling writes about college student homelessness from her own experience. She hopes to be a part of the solution to end social crises in America.

Commentary: Student homelessness from a firsthand experience

By Amanda Swatling April 27, 2021
My experience being homeless is one that I hope few other students share. I have seen the world from a unique point of view in these past months.
Karen Edwards, associate professor in the Ithaca College Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, participated in the 2020 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Grand Hack.

Q&A: Professor participates in international competition

By John Turner November 1, 2020
The world works in groups, and the most important thing I learned was that our failures drove us further.
Dave Diggin, assistant professor in the Ithaca College Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, discusses the importance of living a healthy life as a young adult.

Q&A: Professors publish article in top sports journal

By John Turner, Opinion Editor October 3, 2020
Physical health has an impact on emotional health, spiritual health and occupational health, and all of those kinds of things.
The Brown Girl Chronicles- Conversations About Mental Health (Part 1)

‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’- Conversations About Mental Health (Part 1)

November 11, 2019 Host Sobeida talks about mental health in this episode with Active Minds’ co-president, Kelly...

Senior Mike Hanlon calculates the amount of alcohol and water to mix with damiana leaf, a plant that can be used as an aphrodisiac, to help stomach issues and to help diminish symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Hanlon has taken classes at Ithaca College and apprenticed with a local herbalist to learn the craft.

Senior helps students reap benefits of herbal medicine

By Hannah Fitzpatrick January 23, 2019

Bright red berries, small purple flowers and long brown roots — they may sound like typical plant parts, but when they are made into extracts, tinctures or teas, they can possess a variety of healing...

Cris Haltom, a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Ithaca College, talks about her new book about eating disorders.

Q&A: Professor publishes book about eating disorders

By Cody Taylor, Staff Writer December 12, 2018
Cris Haltom, a lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Ithaca College, has published a book about eating disorders.
Queen Strength, led by junior Au’Vonnie Dorsett, works to empower women through health and fitness. They meet every Friday at 3:15 p.m. in the Mondo Floor Gym in the Fitness Center.

Club focuses on women empowerment through health and fitness

By Emily Lussier, Contributing Writer March 31, 2018
Junior Au’Vonnie Dorsett said she missed having an outlet to exercise through and the sisterhood she experienced while being a part of a team.
Sophomore Celine Baumgartner receives a massage from Jeffery Haley, licensed massage therapist, on Sept. 8. Haley visits the Ithaca College campus to help students relieve stress.

Massage days at IC aim to place emphasis on campus resources

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer September 28, 2016
In addition to being a tranquil resource room, the Center for Health Promotion transforms once a month into the home of Massage Days.
Group Exercise #4: TRX

Group Exercise #4: TRX

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger April 26, 2016
After realizing that I hadn't tried a new group fitness class since I had become obsessed with BodyPump, I decided that TRX was the way to go.

Group Exercise #3: Yoga

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger March 31, 2016
There are appealing and unappealing sides to yoga for me: Meditation that I can relax with, and using stamina that I simply do not have yet. However, I highly recommend it to start your week, or procrastinate until you have to sit down and do your homework Sunday night.
Morning Gym Exploration

Morning Gym Exploration

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger March 22, 2016
I went to the gym at the prime hour of 9am: The time when barely anyone is there, so you can mess around and try new things.
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