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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.


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.


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.


Review: Simon’s talent shines on thirteenth release

By | Jun 22, 2016

Simon proves he has not stopped being innovative. His latest effort, “Stranger to Stranger,” shows Simon just as inspired as ever. The album is a harmonic convergence of sound, and Simon makes the listener consider each word carefully.


Latest Ithaca restaurant serves up quality eats

By | Feb 15, 2016

The Rook, which offers casual, modern-American dining, is the newest addition to Ithaca’s food scene.


Archaeology book examines artifacts of Cayuga Lake area

By | Sep 8, 2015

Staff writer Serena Weiss spoke with professor and archaeologist Jack Rossen to ask him about his new book, the research and hard work involved, and the process of putting it together.


Gluten-free eaters go against the grain

By | Sep 2, 2015

Sophomore Laura Stedge remembers constantly eating pasta and pizza when she was in middle school.


Balancing caution and trust in a foreign land

By | Jun 16, 2015

There’s a fine line between being too cautious and being overly open to trusting people.


En Garde

By | Apr 29, 2015

Adam Crown, M.A. ’91, in all his frustration, is walking a cup of tea to the table.