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From left, junior journalism major Carolina Cedraschi and junior clinical health studies major Ashna Kalvani compete in the physical therapy programs Bomber Blitz 5K. Every year, the Ithaca College Department of Physical Therapy holds the 5K to raise research funds for the PT program.

Physical therapy program competes to raise funds through 5K

By David Schurter, Staff Writer October 10, 2023
Every year, the Ithaca College Department of Physical Therapy holds its annual Bomber Blitz 5K run and walk, an event to raise money for PT and clinical research. This year, all of the proceeds from the event on Oct. 8 went toward the VCU-Marquette Challenge, funding PT research.
Members of the Ithaca College community gathered at Towers Marketplace on April 10 for the third annual BomberTHON. Student-athletes from several teams around the college helped raise money through the dance marathon that benefited Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, a Miracle Network Hospital in Syracuse, New York.

IC student-athletes help raise money for BomberTHON

By Nicolas Rosado, Staff Writer April 13, 2022
As Ithaca College students from all over the college gathered in Towers Marketplace on April 10, BomberTHON began its third annual dance marathon.
Senior Dallas Fonseca, a mathematics and biochemistry double major, has done extensive research in the biology of C. elegans.

Senior succeeds in STEM despite experiencing hardships

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer May 2, 2018
Fonseca, a mathematics and biochemistry double major, has won multiple awards for his research in molecular biology and genetics and has participated in many internship opportunities.
Freshman striker Marques Wright looks for where he can kick the ball during the Bombers’ win against Bard  College on Oct. 7 with a score of 5–0. Wright was a walk-on to the men’s soccer team in the 2017 season.

Walk-on makes an impact on men’s soccer team

By Jason Hannigan, Staff Writer November 1, 2017
Freshman Marques Wright walked-on to the men's soccer team after not be recruited by former head coach Patrick Ouckama ’05.
Ithaca College Professor Robyn Wishna started the We Are Ithaca project to feature the personalities of Ithaca community members. Wishna set up twenty photo sessions through the middle of November, which anyone can attend and photo subjects are encouraged to bring props.

‘We Are Ithaca’ project highlights Ithaca locals’ quirks

By Skylar Eagle, Contributing Writer October 4, 2017
“Everybody has a story, and everybody’s story is as important as the next person’s story,” Wishna said. “It’s about all of us."
The Ithaca College mens club rugby sevens team celebrates after winning the National Small College Rugby Organization National Qualifier on April 16.

Rugby sevens team qualifies for nationals for the first time

By Casey Koenig, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
The men's rugby sevens team qualified for the Sevens Nationals after winning the National Small College Rugby Organization National Qualifier on April 16.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks in Binghamton, New York April 11. Sanders and Ohio Gov. John Kasich held the closest rallies to Ithaca, with Sanders in Binghamton on April 11 and Syracuse on April 12 and Kasich in Syracuse on April 8.

Ithaca College students attend presidential rallies in NY

By Faith Meckley, News Editor April 13, 2016
As the April 19 New York state primary elections approach, 2016 presidential candidates are making their way through the state to rally support. Some Ithaca College students are going the distance to see the presidential hopefuls speak in person.
Senior Megan Harrington competes on the uneven bars Feb. 28 at the Harriet Marranca Memorial Invitational. She placed 12th on the event with a score of 9.275.

Senior gymnast flips over insecurities to shine for Bombers

By Sarah Resman, Contributing Writer February 29, 2016
Senior Megan Harrington has made big improvements over the course of her four years on the gymnastics team.
Senior Eddy Tapia speaks at the POC at IC rally Oct. 21 at Free Speech Rock.

POC at IC to hold “Solidarity Walkout”

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer November 11, 2015
POC at IC will host a “Solidarity Walkout” on Nov. 11 in response to the protests at the University of Missouri and continued racial injustice nationwide, according to a post on its Facebook page.
From left, freshmen Tsz Shan Peony Lee and Ryley MacKay, Becky  Sibner ’14 and freshmen Robin Reiterman Curtis and Kathleen McAleese dig out trail culverts in Robert Treman State Park.

Ithaca College students dedicate their fall break to service

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer October 21, 2015
Four students traveled to the Rescue Mission in Syracuse, New York, and five to the Finger Lakes parks from Oct. 15 to 18 for the trips, which were organized and hosted by the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs.

New York State Fair lacks ethnic diversity in cuisine

By Amelia Erikson September 9, 2015
This was a fair that was supposed to celebrate the whole of New York state, which includes more than just the cultures and interests of the majority.

Alone Time

By Christina Tudor April 26, 2015

Well, it’s that time in the semester where everyone starts to slowly drown under the weight of final projects, exams, and papers. We can do it ya’ll. We can do it. Speaking as someone who finished...

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