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Former Ithaca College linebacker Isaac Hadac has built a training brand through his growing social media presence. Hadac founded The 5 Star Football Package, an instructional training  package that he promotes to his over 250,000 followers on TikTok.

From player to mentor: Issac Hadac’s journey in football training and social media

By Daniel King, Senior Writer February 22, 2024
Former Ithaca College linebacker Isaac Hadac finds himself still involved in the football world even after his playing days. These days, he finds himself training football players, striving to make them the best they can become.
From left, sophomore Jaime von Bartheld, junior Roxanne Palladino and sophomores Katie Miller and Julia Freitor fight the myth of the freshman 15 with media campaign.

‘Fresh 15’ student campaign addresses weight-gain myth

By Liam McDermott, Staff Writer February 8, 2023
Four Ithaca College students created a social media campaign called The Fresh 15 to bust the myth that students gain 15 pounds in their first year of college.
Editorial: BeReal has brought real spontaneity back online

Editorial: BeReal has brought real spontaneity back online

By The Ithacan, The Ithacan November 30, 2022
Those nostalgic for Instagram circa 2014 have found a way to relive the feeling of silly, carefree spontaneity with the popular app BeReal.
With all of the ensembles, acapella groups, choirs and dance companies at Ithaca College, it can be easy for students looking to get involved in the arts to get overwhelmed. 

IC Student shares artistic opportunities on social media

By Eva Salzman, Life and Culture Editor September 1, 2021
With all of the ensembles, acapella groups, choirs and dance companies at Ithaca College, it can be easy for students looking to get involved in the arts to get overwhelmed. 

“Welcome to Ithaca” Behind the Scenes

April 14, 2021

“Welcome to Ithaca” creator, senior Gavin Berger, works with videographer, senior Julia Siegal, to film three videos for his Instagram series.

Senior Leah Ettinger films Berger by the Dillingham Fountains on April 10 for day 679 of Welcome to Ithaca.

Senior documents the IC experience through daily videos

By Katie Krom, Staff Writer April 14, 2021
Senior Leah Ettinger films Berger by the Dillingham Fountains on April 10 for day 676 of "Welcome to Ithaca."
Second-year graduate student Anna Bottino, a graduate assistant for Ithaca College women’s field hockey, started sharing her passion for the game virtually with players of all ages across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Field hockey graduate assistant finds ways to coach virtually

By Emily Adams, Senior writer February 25, 2021
Since field hockey graduate assistant Anna Bottino could not be on the field working with the Bombers, she took her coaching skills online
MaryKate Siegel 19 created a social media brand to provide opportunities aspiring women in sports media

Q&A: Former athlete creates platform for women in sports

By Aidan Charde, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

MaryKate Siegel ’19, a former Ithaca College field hockey player, recently founded a new social media brand called “Women Changing The Game” to help more young women enter the male-dominated world...

At a time when the overwhelming ethical concerns of social media have taken a back seat to the profit-at-all-costs business model of Silicon Valley, “The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.

Review: Docudrama unveils darker side of social media

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer September 21, 2020
“The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.
Eat the rich phenomenon dominates popular films

“Eat the rich” phenomenon dominates popular films

By Elijah de Castro May 19, 2020

When looking back on the most popular films of 2019, I noticed a trend. These films featured characters on the bottom of the socioeconomic spectrum enacting vengeance on those at the top. While the mainstream...

Senior Marissa Harris takes video for an Instagram story during the field hockey teams practice Sept. 15 in Higgins Stadium. Harris, a former member of the team, has been running its social media since 2018.

Social media showcases fun side of varsity sports

By Emily Adams and Lauren White September 25, 2019
Many varsity athletic teams at Ithaca College engage with their social media followers on Twitter or Instagram pages for promotion and recruitment.
Freshman football player Daniel Hutchinson and his mom have had a close relationship for as long as he can remember. The two shared an emotional goodbye when she dropped him off at Ithaca College.

Football player goes viral for emotional goodbye with mom

By Lauren White, Assistant Sports Editor August 28, 2019
Freshman football player Daniel Hutchinson went viral for a video of his goodbye handshake with his mom.
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