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June (Storm Reid) finds herself diving deep into the mystery surrounding her mothers sudden disappearance in this partial sequel, partial spin-off of the thriller Searching.

Review: Nail-biting thriller meets digital landscape

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer February 1, 2023
"Missing" is a tense, digital thriller filled with well-developed tension and drama, even if it does not quite reach the heights of "Searching."

Editorial: Recent Wi-Fi update caused unnecessary confusion

By The Ithacan August 31, 2022
The residence hall Wi-Fi system was not nearly ready in time for move-in. The confusion that students faced was preventable.

On the Quad: Thoughts on Cryptocurrency

September 21, 2021

The Ithacan asked students their thoughts on cryptocurrency Sept. 14 on the quad.

DIIS remodels and renames itself as Information Technology

DIIS remodels and renames itself as Information Technology

By Malick Mercier, Contributing Writer October 24, 2017
Digital Instruction and Information Services department at Ithaca College has renamed itself to Information Technology.
Dave Weil, interim associate vice president for DIIS, will oversee a reinvigorated staff as they begin to upgrade the wireless services at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College DIIS sets deadlines for network upgrades

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2016
With a new vision and staff, Ithaca College’s Digital Instruction and Information Services plans to upgrade key parts of the college’s wireless internet service by May 2017, completing an overhaul of the system which began last fall.
Editorial: Network outages create embarrassing situation

Editorial: Network outages create embarrassing situation

March 23, 2016
These outages have been an embarrassment for DIIS and for the college’s brand, which depends on a competent network and navigable system of communication at all times.
William Weeks, Keith McIntosh and Mike Dixon discuss the wireless infrastructure inside a server room in the Park School of Communications in September 2015. Starting March 14, network issues caused the Ithaca College website, WICB streams and other resources to be taken down temporarily.

UPDATED: Ithaca College network issues affect Internet access

By Evan Sobkowicz and Sophia Tulp March 8, 2016
Starting on March 6, network issues have been affecting Ithaca College network systems and Internet services managed by Digital Instruction and Information Services.

Mental health research should not be privatized

By Amelia Erikson, Columnist September 23, 2015
The private sector has greater funding and does not have to jump through government hoops, but its research can also be less available to the public.
Keith McIntosh came to Ithaca College in August 2014 to become associate vice president of DIIS and chief information officer. He will leave his position July 22 to become vice president and chief information officer at the University of Richmond.

ITS surveys students to create five-year strategic plan

By Joe Byeon, Staff Writer November 5, 2014
ITS kicked off its five-year strategic plan on Oct. 23 with the first surveys, distributed to a random selection of students, faculty and staff.
Millennials fall short in meeting expectations as digital natives

Millennials fall short in meeting expectations as “digital natives”

By Kayla Dwyer, News Editor September 24, 2014
Modern studies and professors contest whether the innate technological abilities attributed to the millennial generation extend into academia.

25 Years of W3: The Internet Crosses a Milestone

By Jared Wolf March 14, 2014

Following decades of network technology development, a quiet breakthrough was reached in 1991 when Tim Berners-Lee published the first publicly-available website, This week is being celebrated...

Cyrus’s twerking vulgarizes dance

By Ramya Vijayagopal November 21, 2013

Though she has gained recent attention in mainstream media for her twerking and revealing costumes, what people have to be conscious about is Miley Cyrus’s racial power play. Cyrus’s scanty clothing...

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