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Graduate student pole vaulter Dom Mikula is heading into his sixth year competing in college. Because of eligibility loopholes, he will be able to compete in the winter and spring seasons.

Student-athletes navigate COVID eligibility loopholes

By Jess Moskowitz, Staff Writer December 6, 2023
In Spring 2020, the NCAA announced that student-athletes who did not compete in the 2020 spring sports season because of the COVID-19 pandemic would be granted an extra season of eligibility. 
From left, graduate student swimmer Katie Champagne and sophomore diver Eliza Salus are each looking to make appearances in both conference and national competition.

Women’s swim and dive sets the tone under new leadership

By David Schurter, Staff Writer November 8, 2023
Since 2017, Ithaca College athletics has competed as a member of the Liberty League. During this time, the college has won several Liberty League Championships across every sport in every season. The women’s swimming and diving program is one of those perennial championship teams and this season, they are looking to win their fifth straight Liberty League title.
National recap: Thirty-seven dead after Hurricane Florence

National recap: Thirty-seven dead after Hurricane Florence

By Meredith Burke, Opinion Editor September 19, 2018
As of Wednesday, Sept. 19, the death count has reached at least 37 people. There are at least 27 dead in North Carolina, at least six in South Carolina and one in Virginia.
Mingled with an in-depth look at addiction in all of its forms, Cole peppers advice and warnings to his listeners throughout KOD.

Review: J. Cole crafts a killer cultural critique

By Matt Maloney, Staff Writer April 30, 2018
While his message is admirable, his corny lyrics turn a powerful song into something that belongs in an after-school special.
Rhapsody blends her personal life with cultural drama on her latest album Lailas Wisdom. Based on advice from her grandmother, Lailas Wisdom is an opportunity for Rhapsody to give back to her fans.

Review: Rapsody spreads wisdom on latest rap release

By Matt Maloney, Multimedia Editor October 2, 2017
It would be a cultural injustice to ignore the phenomenal lyrical stylings of Rapsody’s work on “Laila’s Wisdom.”
Many LGBTQ advocates fear that Trump and his administration will roll back the progress that has been gained for LGBTQ people.

National Recap: Trump’s policies worry LGBTQ community

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor February 22, 2017
Many allies and advocates for LGBTQ rights remain concerned about how President Trump's policies will impact them.
Luca Maurer, LGBT Education, Outreach and Service program director, cowrote a chapter on trans housing policies with Bonnie Prunty, director for Residential Life and Judicial Affairs.

Commentary: It’s not really about bathrooms

By Luca Maurer February 22, 2017
It is about whether transgender people will be fully recognized as human beings, or banished from the public sphere.
Senior Colleen Vaughn competes at the Ithaca Invitational on April 24 at the Country Club of Ithaca.

Long-time track runner takes on golf during senior year

By Reed Keller, Staff Writer May 3, 2016
Senior Collean Vaughn ran track and field for her first three years at the college. Now, she is a member of the golf team.

Women’s swimming and diving competes at nationals

By Jonathan Beck, Staff Writer March 20, 2016
Sophomore Anna Belson placed fourth on both the 1-meter and 3-meter while sophomore Katie Heely placed 12th on the 1-meter and 15th on the 3-meter.

Swimming and Diving sends two divers to NCAA Championships

By Adam Brobst, Staff Writer February 29, 2016
Sophomore divers Anna Belson and Katie Helly earned a trip to the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships with their performances at the NCAA Region Four Diving Championships Feb. 26 and 27.

Bend it like Beck: Time for track and field programs to take over

By Jonathan Beck, Columnist February 24, 2016
Columnist Jonathan Beck stakes his claim for the men's and women's track and field teams as the best athletic programs at Ithaca College.
Freshman guard Peter Ezema guards a St. John Fisher player during their game Feb. 4 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Shooting for Greatness: Freshman guard excels in first season

By Jonathan Beck and Reed Keller February 10, 2016
Freshman guard Peter Ezema has provided a boost to the rebounding-side of the basketball as well as a very different background than the average student-athlete to the men's basketball team.
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