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By The Ithacan, The Ithacan April 19, 2023

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Sophomore Leah Larsen and junior Jacqueline Alexander researched gene mutations in roundworms which determine if they are resting or dying. Alexander is still working on this project.

Q&A: Ithaca College biology students research gene mutations

By Meg Tippett, Staff Writer October 5, 2016
C. elegans, a specific type of roundworm, have been the subject of careful study for sophomore Leah Larsen and junior Jacqueline Alexander.

Review: Menzel’s vocals compensate for lost individuality

By Preston Arment, Staff Writer October 4, 2016
What Menzel may lack in songwriting ability, she makes up for with stunning vocals that remind us why listeners will never stop loving her.
In “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years,” director Ron Howard tells the story of John, Paul, George and Ringo. The film discusses how their music impacted people around the globe and changed their lives forever.

Review: Ron Howard’s ‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week’ shines

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer October 4, 2016
Ron Howard’s documentary about the Beatles’ touring years expresses the wild energy and enthusiasm of John, Paul, George and Ringo.
Children and volunteers at the event weave strings together to produce art on Clinton Street. The event featured a bike repair area, a photobooth and a secluded area for locals to perform tai chi. FERNANDO FERRAZ/ THE ITHACAN

Streets Alive! Ithaca celebrates ninth festival on Sept. 25

September 28, 2016
On Sept. 25, Streets Alive! Ithaca celebrated between South Plain and West Clinton Street. The event puts emphasis on natural forms of transportation.
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.
“Blair Witch” follows James (James Allen McCune) and his friends (Wes Robinson, Valerie Curry) through the Black Forrest Hills in search of his sister, whose seventeen-year disappearance has sparked horrific rumors.

Review: ‘Blair Witch’ fails with repetitive plotline

By Jake Leary, Staff Writer September 26, 2016
There’s no fooling the internet, which is where this sequel belongs. “Blair Witch” would be better served as a YouTube short than as a feature film.

Review: Mac Miller’s ‘The Divine Feminine’ lacks originality

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer September 26, 2016
In “The Divine Feminine,” Miller tries to show he has the chops to make more intricate tracks. He proves his talent by executing talented flow.
On Sept. 18, Ithaca College students and community members danced and sang along to music emanating from the porches of local artists. Bands such as Whiskey Priests and PIPERVENTILATORS participated in the festival throughout the day.

Dancing on the deck: Porchfest 2016 rocks with local artists

By Sobeida Rosa, Contributing Writer September 21, 2016
Beautiful ballads float through the air, while musicians serenade locals from their front porches. This is Porchfest.
Art associate professor Nydia Blas’ work “The Girls Who Spun Gold” displays a remake of her childhood room at the Handwerker Gallery until Oct. 12. Her exhibit attempted to portray notions of sexuality, racism and gender discrimination through the lives of half a dozen young girls.

‘Sun Flare’ exhibit at IC addresses themes of passion and youth

By Erica Dischino, Staff Writer September 21, 2016
The Handwerker Gallery’s first exhibit of the 2016–17 academic year, “Sun Flare,” which opened Aug. 31 and will remain open until Oct. 12.
“Snowden,” directed by Oliver Stone, stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film jumps between Snowden’s experiences in the CIA and the path he took to expose the largest leak of government information in history.

Review: Edward Snowden’s leak produces succinct film plot

By Max Denning, Staff Writer September 21, 2016
The movie is indeed a one-sided telling...carried by the spectacular performance by Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Snowden) but hindered by other performances.
Activist, feminist and educator Gloria Joseph (right) speaks with Huffington Post reporter, Rene Monroe (left), in St. Croix. Joseph will visit IC at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in Textor Hall 101 to discuss her novel, The Wind is Spirit: The life, love, and legacy of Audre Lorde.

Activist Gloria Joseph to visit IC and discuss poet Audre Lorde

By Colette Piasecki-Masters, Contributing Writer September 21, 2016
Ithaca College’s Women and Gender Studies Program will host Gloria Joseph, professor emerita of Africana Studies at Hampshire College and partner of the late Audre Lorde, to discuss the poet’s life.
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