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3 Point Productions, one of three student production groups from the Documentary Workshop class, focused its documentary on coal mining in West Virginia, where work is scarce. The senior thesis films will premiere Dec. 8.

Senior documentary class unveils screening of thesis films

By Taylor Zambrano, Life and Culture Editor December 7, 2016
This year, the documentaries include “Not my President,” “Confessions of a Sugar Baby” and “Walk on the Mountain.”
Alexandra Voutsinas, Jessica’s sister, poses with a 3-D–printed prototype of Trills — Bluetooth headphones with sensors that interpret a person’s brain waves and emotional state to  create recommended playlists. This is one of the product’s promotional photos that can be found on its main website. Voutsinas said she hopes the product will be released within a year.

IC student collaborates to create headphones that read moods

By Taylor Zambrano, Life & Culture Editor September 21, 2016
Focus, motivate, uplift and relax. Ithaca College Junior Jessica Voutsinas created a set of headphones that analyzes the relationship between music preferences and these states of mind.
Jammin Out: Ithaca College bands take on the local music scene

Jammin’ Out: Ithaca College bands take on the local music scene

By Kate Nalepinski, Meg Tippett, and Taylor Zambrano September 14, 2016
Several bands have emerged from Ithaca College, made up entirely of students. Though the
Sophomore Anna Gardner, one of the student collaborators for the project “Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for all who legally can’t” took her ballot to the polls Aug. 31 when the piece opened. The station will be up until Nov. 8.

IC Handwerker Gallery opened its Unofficial Voting station

By Taylor Zambrano, Life & Culture Editor August 31, 2016
On Aug. 31, the Handwerker Gallery debuted Sifuentes’ most recent project “Official Unofficial Voting Stations: Voting for all who legally can’t” which was inspired by her inability to vote due to her citizenship status.
From left, senior Jonathon Cummings stands alongside Bob Sullivan, chair of the communication studies department, outside the NCUR conference site.

Ithaca College students take research projects to NCUR

By Taylor Zambrano, Staff Writer April 22, 2015
11 students from Ithaca College attended and presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research from April 16–18 in Cheney, Washington.
Connell Pritchard interned for the institutional sales team at Pinebridge Investments, which he said is around the time when he realized he wanted to get into consulting.

Business administration student finds passion for consulting

By Taylor Zambrano April 7, 2015
Coming to Ithaca College from Portland, Oregon, senior Connell Pritchard decided he wants to take his major in business administration with concentrations in finance and corporate accounting to the Big Apple.
David Turkon, associate professor and chair of the anthropology department, first flew to South Africa in 1987.

Ithaca College anthropology professor researches in Africa

By Taylor Zambrano, Staff Writer February 18, 2015
"It was mysterious and dark, the heart of darkness,” David Turkon, associate professor and chair of the anthropology department, said. “I didn’t know what I was going into, but I knew I was going to a place called Africa.”
Members of Island Fusion perform onstage in IC Squared. The groups dances are inspired by Caribbean and African culture.

Island Fusion dance group brings Caribbean heat to campus

By Taylor Zambrano, Staff Writer February 18, 2015
Island Fusion, a Caribbean and African dance group, hosted their first event on Feb. 14.
Students spend time with the elderly Jan. 24 in Cayuga Ridge as a part of the MLK Day of Service. Students also volunteered at other locations, including The Salvation Army and the Family Reading Partnership.

Students celebrate MLK with day of service in Ithaca area

By Taylor Zambrano, Staff Writer January 28, 2015
On Jan. 24, Ithaca College students participated in the MLK day of service by volunteering at organizations in the Ithaca College community.
Elizabeth Bergman will spend two years as an executive committee member of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, beginning in March.

Q & A: IC Professor elected to gerontology association

By Taylor Zambrano, Staff Writer January 27, 2015
Elizabeth Bergman, associate professor of gerontology at Ithaca College, has been elected to become an executive committee member of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.
From left, Josh Jackson and David Levo, architects from the Perkins Eastman firm, present possible campus changes.

Proposed Master Plan to include expansion of campus

By Taylor Zambrano, Assistant News Editor December 10, 2014
The next Ithaca College master plan may include the expansion of campus and additional walkways between buildings.
Students from Ithaca College hold babies from the Ministry of Hope crisis care nursery in Lilongwe, Malawi. The nursery provides care and nutrition fror the children until they’re old enough to return to their families.

Faculty offer short-term study abroad programs for students

By Taylor Zambrano, Assistant News Editor December 2, 2014
Ithaca College faculty and staff members have taken it upon themselves to create short-term programs for students who want a study abroad experience.
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