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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Dedicated Overachieving Precise Entertaining Steppers of Ithaca College (D.O.P.E. Steppers), a group that celebrates African culture, performed at Step Fest on Feb. 22, 2019 in the Emerson Suites.

Step team shares culture through movement

By Gabrielle Topping October 30, 2019

The stage lights fade up as four members of the step team D.O.P.E. Steppers of Ithaca College, stand in a line and begin their routine for the 2016 Step Fest. The dancers, clad in black pants, boots and...

Students gather to rap outside the Ithaca College Library every Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Straight Outta Ithaca: Hip-hop’s influence at IC

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer September 23, 2015
Over the years, hip-hop has worked its way up from the street. It’s been criminalized, marginalized, worshipped and appropriated. Now, the genre once again expresses the discontent of a generation.
The Ithaca College Step Team performs Nov. 17 in Emerson Suites. The team performed as a special guest in IC Unbound and On the Floor’s showcase. The dance group was reestablished last spring after disbanding in 2009.

Revived student dance team steps into the spotlight

By Sarah Hassett, Contributing Writer November 21, 2013
The Ithaca College Step Team has been reestablished after disbanding in 2009.
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