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Editorial: Dollars and sense

By | Aug 31, 2013

President Barack Obama stopped at Binghamton University’s campus on Friday, as part of a two-day tour, to speak about college affordability.

Obama discusses college affordability in Binghamton

By | Aug 24, 2013

President Barack Obama spoke at a town hall-style meeting at Binghamton University where he discussed his plans for college affordability.

Will Washington act on gun laws?

By | Apr 18, 2013

In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, there was much talk about gun control laws and ways to curb the all-too-familiar headlines of mass shootings. The topic has recently found its way back to the national stage. Last week, President Obama handed over his weekly address to Francine…

The more you read the more you know

By | Mar 1, 2013

  It’s another Ithaca winter and our minds are even more frozen to what’s going on outside these woods. As we sit in class and doze off or hit the snooze on our alarms and start to skip class we need to appreciate the education we’re fed. Instead of sleeping through class or blowing off…

Obama initiatives target college affordability

By | Feb 21, 2013

President Barack Obama puts college college affordability on his agenda and moves forward with initiatives to help students.

Students rally for environmental justice at nation’s capital

By | Feb 21, 2013

IC students joined about 35,000 people in Washington, D.C. Sunday to participate in what is known as the largest environmental protest in American history.

Video: Forward on Climate rally

By | Feb 21, 2013

About 50 Ithaca College students traveled to Washington D.C. to take part in what is being called the largest environmental rally in history.

Hillary Clinton’s mixed legacy

By | Feb 18, 2013

Following former U.S. Senator John Kerry’s quick confirmation by the Senator, the new secretary of state joked he had big “heels” to fill as Hillary Clinton’s predecessor. Clinton is leaving the State Department with unprecedented approval ratings that could pave her way to a 2016 presidential candidacy if she wanted it. She became known for…

Election results mark new era

By | Nov 8, 2012

President Obama won his second term by winning minority voters, particularly Hispanics, women and young voters. Some feared Obama’s voter turnout would be stifled by a lack of excitement about the election this year. This was not the case. While a win for the Obama camp was expected, it is where he drew support from…

As election nears, no clear winner in recent debates

By | Oct 26, 2012

In the past couple of weeks we have seen all four of the presidential and vice presidential debates that mark the final push at the closing of election season. With just more than a week left before Americans across the nation cast their votes Nov. 6, I think it is safe to say we have…

Presidential candidates seek wider support from rapidly increasing minority voters

For part two of the election series, The Ithacan takes a look at election demographics, and politics columnist Rachael Hartford gives you the latest updates on the presidential campaigns.