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Fantasy author Tamora Pierce attended the 42nd annual Ithacon. Her characters represent a wide range of genders and sexualities, which defy stereotypes found in traditional fantasy.

Annual comic-book themed convention aims to unite community

By Adriana Darcy, Contributing Writer March 21, 2018
Members of the Ithaca community gathered on March 24 and 25 for the 43rd annual Ithacon, a comic book convention hosted by Ithaca College.
Nick Sagan, instructor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, is the son of scientist icon  Carl Sagan. Nick decided to pursue film and science fiction writing through significant support from his father.

Q&A: Nick Sagan pushes beyond his father’s legacy

By Brianna Ruback, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
Everyone looks to find their own path — but you’re also the product of where you come from.
Editorial: Next frontier: the 3-d printer

Editorial: Next frontier: the 3-d printer

By The Ithacan December 12, 2013

The natural science departments at Ithaca College are in the process of submitting a proposal to the School of Humanities and Sciences to create a 3-D printing facility. 3-D printers can produce three-dimensional...

Senior Ashlyn Velte, coordinator of the Tori Cup, hosts a practice session of the sci-fi challenge last Thursday, as members of team Science Fiction Whiz Kids, seniors Kyle Riether, Sarah Perry and Rachel Rothenberg and junior Calvin Chestnut, help test the buzzer system that will be used for the event.

Sci-Fi cup honors life of departed student

By Noreyana Fernando, Assistant News Editor May 2, 2013
Ithaca College celebrates the life of junior Victoria "Tori" Howell with the Tori Cup, a science-fiction challenge held on campus. Howell died in a car accident in Dryden last year.
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