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Center honors indy journalists with Izzy Award

By Ithacan Staff March 1, 2012
The Park Center for Independent Media announced yesterday that Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous, and the Center for Media and Democracy will be the recipients of the fourth annual Izzy Award. Named in honor of the late I.F. “Izzy” Stone, a legendary American investigative journalist, the award is given to celebrate achievement in independent…

Patent mending

By Kelsey O'Connor, News Editor March 1, 2012
Every day, new products hit the market, from the life-saving to the mundane. But for a nation that prides itself on innovation, the U.S. patent system was not aligned with the rest of the world until the process was recently reformed to help inventors better protect their intellectual property.

ITS survey highlights technology flaws

By Patrick Feeney, Staff Writer February 23, 2012
Ithaca College’s Information Technology Services has released survey results that show faculty members often struggle with effectively bringing new technologies to the classroom.

Speak for your self

By Kerry Tkacik, Staff Writer February 23, 2012
Will Shishmanian is looking to find his voice, and he is not alone.

SGA presses Rochon about IC 20/20 plan

By Candace King, Staff Writer February 16, 2012
What began as a discussion to help resolve lingering concerns about IC 20/20 during the Student Government Association meeting last week evolved into a tense discourse with President Tom Rochon about the perceived absence of student opinion in the creation process.

Is bar culture tapped out?

By Eli Sherman, Staff Writer February 16, 2012
Bars are closing. Students are going out later. A “night out on the town” doesn't mean what it used to.

Vandals smash taps

By Kacey Deamer, Staff Writer February 9, 2012
Students in the Natural Resources & Ecology: Farming the Forest class found their maple syrup production equipment on South Hill intentionally damaged Saturday morning. About 40 of 75 taps and hooks were destroyed, amounting to $300 worth of damage, an estimate made by Professor Jason Hamilton.

Top of the class

By Kelsey O'Connor, News Editor February 2, 2012
For the first three months of his career, Cornell Woodson ’09 on cried his way home from work. He left Ithaca College thinking he’d be able to make a difference, but the inner-city students he hoped to inspire barely let him speak.

College’s vegan options awarded

By Justine Chun, Contributing Writer January 31, 2012
Ithaca College has been boosting its vegetarian options by devoting Monday to an international Meatless Monday campaign.

Content blocked

By Elma Gonzalez, Assistant News Editor January 26, 2012
Mounting frustration surrounding the Internet piracy debate has pushed controversial legislation to the forefront of campus discourse.

Selling short

By Nicole Black, Staff Writer December 15, 2011
Finals week: the exams, the essays ... the pills. Students have been using Adderall for years, but now it's returning to the forefront of attention as the nation sees a shortage.

Campus mourns loss of music student

By Brian Rank, Staff Writer December 8, 2011
To his peers and professors, junior Gregory Mantone was a quiet student with a smile on in the hallways, talent in the classroom and a helping hand when needed.
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