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Graduate studies at the crossroads

By | Apr 15, 2010

In the middle of a push for Ithaca College to redefine its institutional mission, administrators are faced with making a decision that could affect the fate of the college’s graduate program. The administration is currently considering whether the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies should decentralize and become a component of the individual schools, overseen…

From the ground up

This is Michael Greenfield and Jodi Thomas’ 19th year of driving 45 miles from their Endwell, N.Y., home to visit the Ithaca Farmers Market. “We love the vegetables, and we love the bread,” Greenfield said. “It is becoming increasingly important [to eat organic], and we are becoming much more aware than we were 10 or…

Mapping an unseen world

By | Apr 1, 2010

Drops of sweat rolled off junior Kevin Hurley’s face onto his Ithaca track and field shirt, as he pushed his magnetometer across the ground of his team’s archaeology site. “I hope I’m getting better at this,” he said. “I definitely need to get better at the technique so I’m more attractive to graduate schools.”

Cornell campus shaken after suicides

By | Mar 25, 2010

After three suicides at the gorges in the past month, bringing the total number of suicides this academic year to six, Cornell University personnel find themselves trying to manage the sudden increase in student suicides and contest its reputation as a “suicide school.” William Sinclair, 19, was killed after dropping from a footbridge on campus…