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Raza Rumi, journalist and director of the Park Center for Independent Media, was featured in the March 16 reading.

Local writers honor their journeys with reading series

By Maddy Martin, Life & Culture editor March 17, 2021
Raza Rumi, journalist and director of the Park Center for Independent Media, was featured in the March 16 reading.
Ithaca College faculty and students join Seneca Lake protests

Ithaca College faculty and students join Seneca Lake protests

By Kyle Arnold, Contributing Writer September 16, 2015
Activists protest the use of caverns for storage of natural gas and blockade the entrance to the Crestwood plant.
Novelist Sorayya Khan will read from her novel, City of Spies, in the Handwerker Gallery on April 8.

Novelist Sorayya Khan to read in Handwerker Gallery

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer April 6, 2015
On April 8, Sorayya Khan will read from her novel "City of Spies" in the Handwerker Gallery.
From left to right: Climate Marchers John Abbe, Kelsey Erickson, Michael Clark, Jane Kendall, myself and Jimmy Betts

Postponed … Again

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer February 21, 2015
While the powers of Reading and Schuyler County have realized that sending the We Are Seneca Lake protesters to jail is costly and only fuels our movement, many in my activist cohort believe that Judge Berry's hesitance to sentence me runs deeper than that. They joke that he sees me as an incarnation of his own young granddaughter, who, according to Berry, refuses to speak to him when he sends people to jail.
Learning the Jails

Learning the Jails

By Faith Meckley, Staff Writer December 8, 2014
Before myself and my comrades began lining up in front of Crestwood Midstream's gates on Route 14 just north of Watkins Glen, I never put much thought into the area jails. I had no clue that there was a jail in Watkins Glen right across the street from the picturesque state park, and I admit to not even knowing that there was a jail in each county. Now I find these various jails to be at an almost constant forefront of my mind.

College eliminates First-Year Reading Initiative

September 3, 2014

Next summer, incoming freshmen will no longer receive a book during their orientation sessions. The college recently decided to eliminate the First-Year Reading Initiative and is replacing it with First-Year...

Poet Elizabeth Willis reads from “Address,” her most recent book of poetry, Feb. 25 in the Handwerker Gallery as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers series. Willis also answered questions from the audience.

Poet holds discussion at Handwerker Gallery

By Ashley Wolf, Staff Writer February 26, 2014
Poet Elizabeth Willis read from her most recent poetry book "Address" and answered questions from the audience on Feb. 25 in the Handwerker Gallery as part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers' series.

College and City: Jan. 23

January 22, 2014
Alumnus produces video shown at national ball, Cornell lab fights cancer with new protein method, students perform concert for abuse victims in India and more...
Sandra Steingraber, distinguished scholar in residence at Ithaca College, is taken into custody in Reading, N.Y., after protesting with 11 others against Inergy, LP, a natural gas storage and transportation facility located near Seneca Lake. All arrested were released with court dates.

Locals protest gas storage facility

By Kelsey O'Connor, Editor in Chief March 21, 2013
A dozen people, including two from Ithaca College, were arrested Monday morning after blockading a natural gas storage and transportation facility on Seneca Lake.

Readers’ Theatre captures emotional tribulations

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer September 14, 2011
In “Frozen,” a play centered on human interaction, actors explore challenging social issues without once interacting physically with each other.
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