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September 23, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Editorial: Bookstore should drop plastic bags immediately

By The Ithacan | May 1, 2019

Ultimately, the Bookstore should take the campus community’s enthusiasm in stride and fully ban plastic bags sooner rather than later.

Commentary: Resilience could stop climate change

By | Feb 27, 2019

Living in the age of climate change means that there is little hope to be found in current events, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t try to make our own.

Q&A: Ithaca College student wins two research awards

By | Apr 19, 2017

Junior Dallas Fonseca was awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and was accepted to the Amgen Scholars Program for his biology research.

An Uncertain Future

By | Apr 18, 2015

My participation in the Great March for Climate Action over the course of five months changed my thoughts and perceptions on a lot of things. One thing I didn’t expect it to change was my firmly held plans about motherhood.

Risky Business

By | Nov 16, 2014

My heart was pounding as I brushed the excess sand off the jar, and it wasn’t because I was risking trespass charges. It was because I knew there was a chance I was risking my life. Once I screwed the lid on, I frantically brushed my gloves off on my pant leg, and then did the best I could to shake the stuff off my pants. A little voice in my head told me that trying to decontaminate myself was futile, that if I had been smart I would have come here equipped with a mask. It could already be in my lungs.

America the Beautiful

By | Jun 20, 2014

Here lies Berenice Tompkins, dead from pollution from tar sands oil refineries like Suncor. She breathed the air and it killed her. What world are we living in where we have no clean air? Let Berenice’s death be a reminder to all of us of those who have been silenced, sickened, and killed by air pollution…