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Sophomore Abdullah Farooq writes about the consequences of excessive technology use.

Commentary: A student’s perspective on navigating the digital deluge

By Abdullah Farooq March 21, 2024
As I sit in my dorm room, surrounded by the glow of multiple screens, it's hard to escape the reality that technology has become an integral part of our college experience.
Figure of Soul: Meditating out of modernity

Figure of Soul: Meditating out of modernity

By Ninjin Tumurbat March 23, 2023
"Ships sink because of the holes water gets through. Do not let what is happening around you get inside you and weigh you down."
June (Storm Reid) finds herself diving deep into the mystery surrounding her mothers sudden disappearance in this partial sequel, partial spin-off of the thriller Searching.

Review: Nail-biting thriller meets digital landscape

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer February 1, 2023
"Missing" is a tense, digital thriller filled with well-developed tension and drama, even if it does not quite reach the heights of "Searching."
While there have been no immediate threats to security in these programs, David Weil, chief information officer for Information Technology, said the changes were made because of MFA’s ability to deter hacking and to better protect all student, staff and faculty accounts. 

Cyber security expands at IC with Duo authentication

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer March 24, 2022
Duo Multi-Factor Authentication will now be required at IC when logging into Zoom and Formstack Forms to prevent accounts from being compromised. 
From left, juniors Paige Ramkissoon, president of IC Women in STEM, and Beth Ryan, vice president, work in a Center for Natural Sciences lab April 26. The recently founded IC Women in STEM club aims to highlight women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, as well as raise awareness about forms of discrimination, like sexism, that women face in STEM fields

New club highlights women in STEM fields

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
The recently founded IC Women in STEM club aims to highlight women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Q&A: College librarian receives award from regional library council

Q&A: College librarian receives award from regional library council

By Brontë Cook November 6, 2019
Sarah Shank, interlibrary loan borrowing coordinator at Ithaca College, recently received a “Library Worker of the Year” award.
Editorial: Higher-ed tech debate asks the wrong questions

Editorial: Higher-ed tech debate asks the wrong questions

April 25, 2019
While we should be discussing how to mindfully consume our technology so that it does not distract from our abilities to learn, the technology debate needs to focus on issues of equity as well.
Members of the campus community weigh in on the national debate of whether or not technology use in the classroom strengthens or weakens the learning experience.

College community debates impact of technology in the classroom

By Ashley Stalnecker and Madison Fernandez April 24, 2019
As technology becomes more common in the classroom, faculty and students are entering a debate as to whether it hinders or benefits learning.
Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University in San Diego, California, is leading a discussion on her newest book Sept. 27 at Ithaca College. The book discusses trends amongst iGens that Twenge identified through her research.

Q&A: Visiting author discusses book on generational trends

By Krissy Waite September 26, 2018
Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University in San Diego, California, will be leading a discussion at Ithaca College about her newest book “iGen” on Sept. 27.
Junior Elena Piech is an Emerging Media major studying in Buenos Aires for the Spring 2018 semester.

Piech in Palermo: Learning how to live in the moment

By Elena Piech, Staff Writer April 23, 2018
My Argentine amigos placed an emphasis on enjoying the present. These differing perspectives provide new definitions of what it means to be productive.
Lauren Suna, a sophomore emerging media major, developed a video game that’s meant to simulate sexism in the technology and gaming industry.

Q&A: Student designs video game to combat sexism

By Meaghan McElroy, Opinion Editor April 11, 2018
Opinion Editor Meaghan McElroy spoke to Suna about the game, her experiences with sexism and her plans for the future.
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