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Senior Kaylee Maietta writes about why hobbyists are essential to creative fields and encourages fellow hobbyists to be proud of their innovative pursuits.

Commentary: Hobbyists are essential for innovation

By Kaylee Maietta February 21, 2024
A school like Ithaca College is full of creative people, and such artistic interests and talents are not confined to majors. Many schools that celebrate the arts are full of students who appreciate all kinds of arts but only major in one. However, an unspoken barrier infiltrates our lives and conversations: If a creative interest is not your main pursuit, then your opinion on such topics is not valid.
Video: Hidden Talents of Ithaca – Robby Tolette, Dan Snyder and Austin Pedroni, longboarders

Video: Hidden Talents of Ithaca – Robby Tolette, Dan Snyder and Austin Pedroni, longboarders

By Stephen Adams October 3, 2013
Longboarding is a growing trend. Ithaca College students Robby Tolette, Dan Snyder and Austin Pedroni are taking the sport to new heights, racing down hills at speeds of 50 miles per hour.
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