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Obama nixes oil pipeline

By The Ithacan | Jan 24, 2012

Backed by members of the Ithaca College and local communities, President Barack Obama announced last week that the State Department had rejected planned construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.

Rep. Hinchey to retire

By | Jan 20, 2012

Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) announced he would retire at the end of 2012 Thursday in Kingston, N.Y., marking the conclusion of his 20-year tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hinchey, 73, represents the state’s 22nd congressional district, including the City of Ithaca and much of Tompkins County.

Junior screens film at festival

By | Dec 19, 2011

Dylan Lowry is passionate about film. So when the Ithaca College junior had the opportunity to travel to London during spring break, it was only natural he make a film. Lowry’s film is a visual journey through London that captures the art of travel. The film was accepted into the Experimental Student Film Festival, where…

Public Safety investigates vandalized Textor portrait

By | Dec 19, 2011

The Office is Public Safety is investigating the vandalism of the George C. Textor portrait in Ithaca College’s Textor Hall.

Students protest deforestation

By | Dec 15, 2011

The Ithaca College library is generally nondescript — students studying, working on papers and completing other academic work. This changed Wednesday evening when a tiger and a crowd in neon spandex danced through the library to LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem” to protest a shortage in consumer recycled paper.

Student attempts to bring Colombian problems home

By | Dec 12, 2011

American policy can have negative effects on outside countries, and junior Candace Riggs is hoping to spread this message to the Ithaca College campus community. As part of a project for her War Occupation and Displacement class, Riggs will screen “Shoveling Water: War on Drugs, War on Peace” at 7:00 p.m. tonight in Textor 101.

Two confirmed dead in Virginia Tech shooting

By | Dec 8, 2011

The Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg is on lockdown after a police officer and another person were shot and killed on the school’s campus, according to the Associated Press. A police officer was shot after a routine traffic stop with the suspected shooter. A second victim has also been confirmed to be shot dead in…

Diversity fellow explores racist memorabilia

By | Dec 7, 2011

Nearly 50 years after the civil rights movement of the 1960s, race remains an issue in mainstream America. Christopher House — a predoctoral diversity fellow in the Department of Communication Studies, one of three in the School of Humanities & Sciences — has spent much of his career researching race issues, most recently pertaining to…

Students mob for local food

By | Dec 5, 2011

Members of Slowfood Ithaca College mobbed the Towers Dining Hall on Friday afternoon, calling for an increased presence of local organic foods at the college.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist battles illegal immigrant stigma

By | Dec 5, 2011

For Jose Antonio Vargas, life has been a balancing act. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist seeks to report the truth as part of his profession but also, for more than a decade, has had to conceal a secret. Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in a first-person essay for The New York Times Magazine on…

Ithacans voice fracking concerns

By | Dec 3, 2011

Opponents of hydraulic fracturing dominated the microphone at a public hearing Thursday night at the downtown State Theatre.

Prof. finishes third Ultraman

By | Dec 2, 2011

Adam Peruta, assistant professor of strategic communication, finished his third Ultraman triathlon this week in Hawaii, placing 15th out of 38 participants.