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Letter to the Editor: Alum shares the wider history of Roy H. Park School of Communications

Letter to the Editor: Alum shares the wider history of Roy H. Park School of Communications

By Mike Slepian April 26, 2023
I hope we don't ignore much of our history and the many great professors and pioneering alumni that set the stage for the Park School.
Following a car accident, Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) finds herself gaining Hulk-like abilities in the latest Marvel show for Disney+.

Review: Newest Marvel show falls short of expectations

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer October 24, 2022
“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law" sees Marvel Studios trying out a new genre: the sitcom. However, it ends up leaving viewers unfulfilled by its conclusion.

IC Creatives: Rachel Paskowitz

By Becky Lindquist March 23, 2022
Junior Rachel Paskowitz, a television-radio major, talks about ICTV and the internships that helped her work for Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Sophomore Jacquelyn Chin, director of on-air promotions for Ithaca College Television (ICTV), reflects on her experience and how her perspective on race representation in the television industry has shifted since she started working at ICTV.

Commentary: Student discusses race representation in ICTV

By Jacquelyn Chin, ICTV Director of on-air promotions September 2, 2021
Progress takes time, and in my short time at ICTV I have seen an increase in diversity within the executive staff, producers, crew and cast members.
Impractical Jokers: The Movie is a fun movie that anyone will be able to enjoy. The production value allows for more quality content, but the plot is lackluster.

Review: Jokers hit silver screen with laughs and charisma

By Jackson Noel March 4, 2020

Watching an episode of ’s hit show “Impractical Jokers” is like hanging out with a group of high school class clowns — except they are all middle-aged and have a long-running television show. Now,...

While compelling characters may drive “Puerta 7,” the show is ultimately bogged down by convoluted plotlines.

Review: Complex characters cannot save story

By Connor Ahern March 4, 2020

Crime dramas and gang politics truly go hand in hand in television, but Netflix’s “Puerta 7” takes an already intricate political gang war and makes it more political. This leads to an overly complicated...

Insatiable confronts impactful societal pressures through dark comedy and an intriguing storyline. The plot and characters are charmingly outlandish.

Review: “Insatiable” is a bizarre romp through society’s toxicity

By Gabrielle Topping October 23, 2019

“Insatiable” is a wild and satirical Netflix series. In season 1, Patty Bladell (Debby Ryan), who has been bullied all her life for being overweight, was punched in the face by a homeless man after...

Tangentical subplots and secondary characters dominate “The Politician,” an eccentric take on a high school presidential campaign. The series has a rich cast, but the narrative only finds its footing in the last episodes.

Review: Characters win by a landslide in new show

By Emily Lussier, Proofreader October 7, 2019

The Netflix series “The Politician” constructs an outlandish and extravagant satirical world in which a campaign for student body president is marred with lies, scandal and even assassination attempts. The...

Freshman Bryan Smith is an animator for “Loose Leaf.” The creators of the show said they wanted to  provide opportunities for students without previous experience to learn simple animation techniques.

ICTV show invites students to try their hands at animation

By Hannah Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer April 15, 2019

As the establishing shot fades in, Max, a high school junior, is doodling in a page of her notebook, complete with the face of President Abraham Lincoln pasted in the corner. While her math teacher rambles...

Shrill follows the life of the spunky and wildly relatable Annie, who goes on a journey of self discovery. Unlike Annie, who is a powerhouse character that truly connects with the audience, the side characters tend to lack the same appeal.

Review: Side characters suffer in “Shrill”

By Liza Gillespie March 24, 2019

The first season of “Shrill” is best described as a sweet and slow character study about discovering self-worth and the selfishness that can accompany it. The series traces this journey of self-actualization...

From left, Jacqueline (Jane Krakowski), Kimmy (Ellie Kemper), Titus (Tituss Burgess) and Lillian (Carol Kane) have an unlikely, hilarious friendship that grows and flourishes through the end of the series. Each character gets their own happy ending, though they come about a bit abruptly

Review: “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” conquers final season

By Olivia Riggio February 5, 2019

“Females are strong as hell!” Tina Fey’s ridiculous yet poignant Netflix series, “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” asserts in its catchy title-sequence song. After four hilarious, technicolor...

Kingdom puts a new spin on the zombie apocalypse genre, with a setting in ancient Korea. The show also uses vivid symbolism to show separations between social class.

Review: “Kingdom” shows the horror of zombies and social class

By James Baratta February 4, 2019

Netflix original series “Kingdom” takes zombie-horror to a whole new level. A pandemic looms over a version of feudal Korea, ruled by the totalitarian Haewon Cho Clan and its mysteriously distant...

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