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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

February 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

IC junior creates high school curriculum to promote critical thinking

By | Sep 4, 2016

Ithaca College junior Drew Stierhoff collaborated with his faculty mentor, Ellie Fulmer, assistant professor of the Department of Education, over the summer to create a structured, analytical teacher’s guide for how to teach social studies to junior-level high school students.

Review: Emotional distress contributes to depth of Michaelson’s album

By | Sep 3, 2016

Despite the title, Michaelson’s new album is her most logical and cohesive compilation to date. Her typical quirky sound, complete with witty lyrics and sweet sentiment, sounds much more mature than in her previous albums.

IC student creates photo series directed toward Brock Turner

By | Sep 2, 2016

Ithaca College junior Yana Mazurkevich has released a photo series called “It Happens,” directed toward Turner, with images directly depicting sexual assault.

Summer scholar analyzes ‘manic pixie dream girl’ in pop culture

By | Sep 1, 2016

Quirky, obnoxious and unique. These traits create the “manic pixie dream girl” trope that Ithaca College senior Alyssa Rodriguez explored this summer in collaboration with Katharine Kittredge, professor in the Department of English. Rodriguez’s project is funded by her Emerson Humanities Collaboration Award, an annual IC award that provides students with financial support for scholarly projects.

IC Handwerker Gallery opened its Unofficial Voting station

By | Aug 31, 2016

On Aug. 31, the Handwerker Gallery debuted Sifuentes’ most recent project “Official Unofficial Voting Stations: Voting for all who legally can’t” which was inspired by her inability to vote due to her citizenship status.

Review: Spears’ signature sound cannot appeal to modern listeners

By | Aug 30, 2016

Her signature 90s sound — the peppy synth beats, generic bass drops and basic lyrics — feels stale compared to her contemporaries, like Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé. Each song may have topped the charts in Spears’ heyday, but now the tracks feel forced and inauthentic. Her album may have been better received had she made more of an effort to stay current.

Review: ‘War Dogs’ film barks up the wrong tree

By | Aug 30, 2016

Packouz and Diveroli’s relationship is certainly an entertaining one: The combination of Packouz’s snarky personality and Diveroli’s ignorance makes for funny dialogue. However, the protagonists of “War Dogs” aren’t dynamic; there doesn’t seem to be much growth or change for either character. Not to mention, the story itself didn’t do a great job of making the audience feel connected to the characters.

Review: Glass Animals’ alt-indie album shatters expectations

By | Aug 30, 2016

Somehow, Glass Animals created a sound so intricate that regardless of the listener’s environment, the album feels full and complete. This album is ideal for loud parties on Friday nights, but it also includes tunes that can create a calmer atmosphere more appropriate for a rainy evening.

IC student Jharrel Jerome stars in upcoming drama movie

By | Aug 30, 2016

Jerome is featured in the upcoming movie “Moonlight,” a drama that follows an African-American man named Chiron as he passes through three important phases of his life, comes of age and discovers his sexuality. Jerome plays Kevin, a friend of Chiron, as a teenager.

Review: Musician goes back to roots on ‘Golden’ album

By | Aug 22, 2016

Walker’s unexpected instrumental changes work to his advantage: While the songs take a bit of time to adjust to, the different style will slowly grow on the listener.

Review: AJJ’s altered sound disappoints listeners

By | Aug 21, 2016

In “The Bible 2,” harmonized vocals, heavy guitars and percussion give the music a disappointingly generic energy.

Student addresses racism and rhetoric in scholar program

By | Aug 21, 2016

With guidance from her faculty mentor, Robert Sullivan, associate professor of communication studies, Hau analyzed documents from colleges in the United States as evidence for her argument, which connects political theory to the reality of discussing racism on campus.