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Members of Ithaca Colleges Anime Club meet Monday evenings to watch and discuss anime shows and learn about Japanese language and culture.

Anime Club celebrates niche and nerdy interests

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer April 23, 2019

As students shuffle into room 302 in Friends Hall, Powerpoint slides referencing the “hiragana,” or Japanese writing, of the week are screened on to the projector. This week, they are “ka,” “ki,”...

Tidying Up with Marie Kondo brings spirituality and sentimentality into cleaning. The show also offers helpful tips on how to keep living spaces organized.

Review: Kondo’s show is pure and pristine

By Matilde Bechet January 22, 2019

A young Japanese woman warmly greets a family as she enters its house. The family walks the woman through the cluttered, dirty kitchen. A smile spreads across the woman’s face, her excitement to help...

Hacksaw Ridge is the true story of World War Two medic, Desmond Doss. Doss won a medal of honor for rescuing over 70 of his squadmates during the battle of Okinawa.

Review: Mel Gibson revives his career with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

By Aidan Lentz, Staff Writer February 22, 2017
This may just be the movie that Gibson was born to direct. The simple yet inspiring moral tale is a perfect fit for the director of “Braveheart.”

“My culture is not a costume”

By Frances Johnson, Columnist November 4, 2015
With Halloween just behind us, you probably heard the term “cultural appropriation” at least once.

‘The Secret World of Arrietty’: Stunning anime captures cheer

By Beverley Reynolds February 29, 2012
Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animators best known for “Spirited Away,” return with “The Secret World of Arrietty,” a whimsical story about a race of tiny people called Borrowers. The film, originally released in Japan in July 2010, has finally made it to the U.S. The movie stars an unexpected cast including Bridgit Mendler as Borrower…
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