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From left, sophomore setter Maddie Cox prepares to defend while senior right side hitter Jamie Koopman spikes during the Bombers preseason scrimmage against Cornell University.

Volleyball taps talent with nationwide recruiting strategy

By Emma Kersting, Podcast Editor September 7, 2023
From the Atlantic to Pacific, the Ithaca College women’s volleyball team comes to the Finger Lakes region from across the country. Only two players on the 2023 roster are from New York State, and only four from the Northeast. 
In My Own Words: Joe Anthony Cruz

In My Own Words: Joe Anthony Cruz

By Nick Friend, Podcast Editor December 7, 2017

This week on “In My Own Words,” Glenn Epps talks with Joe Anthony Cruz, an Ithaca College junior who has recently made a splash as a vocal activist on the campus from topics of gun control to call-to-action...

Womens swimming and diving places 17th at NCAA Championship

Women’s swimming and diving places 17th at NCAA Championship

By Colin Tessier, Staff Writer March 19, 2017
The women's swimming and diving team had seven members compete in the NCAA Championships March 15–18 in Shenandoah, Texas.
Senior Nickie Griesemer dives off the one-meter diving board in the NCAA Division III Region Four Diving Championships. Griesemer finished day one in first place with 494.85 points, qualifying her for nationals.

Three IC divers qualify for NCAA National Championships

By Alyssa Curtis, Staff Writer February 26, 2017
Graduate student Nickie Griesemer and juniors Lindsey Suddaby and Katie Helly qualified for NCAA Division III Championships in Shenandoah, Texas.
Jessica Dunning-Lolzano studied the  impact of zero-tolerance school policy on students in central Texas.

Q&A: IC professor explores punitive school policies

By Celisa Calacal, Opinion Editor February 15, 2017
Jessica Dunning-Lozano, assistant professor of sociology, discussed the impacts of punitive, zero-tolerance disciplinary policies on children of color.

Cities should not fund professional sport stadiums

By Nick Fustor, Columnist December 5, 2016
Team owners across the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL are seeking public funding for stadiums is a disturbing trend that doesn’t seem to be stopping
Ben Strauss 08 and former Ithacan sports writer and columnist speaks to Ithaca College students about his recently published book April 6.

Alumnus Ben Strauss ’08 discusses problems with the NCAA

By Kristen Gowdy, Senior Writer April 12, 2016
Alumnis Ben Strauss visited Ithaca College Campus April 6 to discuss his book, Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA.
Head coach Mike Welch speaks at the 2015 Cortaca Jug Press Conference Nov. 11 in the Hill Centers multipurpose room. Welch was named an honorary member of the AFCA and earned the 2016 Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football award.

Head football coach honored by multiple national organizations

By Andrew Sullivan, Sports Editor February 2, 2016
This past month, Mike Welch was named an honorary member of the American Football Coaches Association and received the 2016 Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football award by the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame.
Campus Advantage originally proposed the 11-story building in April 2015, but after a long revision process with members of city government, the company pulled out after being unable to strike an agreement with the property owner.

Developer cancels major downtown Ithaca apartment project

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor January 30, 2016
The cancellation was announced following a disagreement between the developer, Campus Advantage, and the landowner, Robert Colbert.
Jim Hightower, Texas populist, political activist and radio commentator, spoke about the independent media and engaged in a Q&A with the audience Sept. 24 in Emerson Suites.

Q&A: Texas radio personality discusses politics and media

By Elena Piech, Contributing Writer September 30, 2015
You can’t buy a president for $31.20, but you can buy a president who will not be bought for $31.20.
Donathan Brown, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies, recently co-authored a book entitled Voting Rights under Fire: The Continuing Struggle for People of Color, in which he discusses the many debates surrounding the right to vote.

Commentary: Belief in extensive voter fraud is misguided

By Donathan Brown September 1, 2015
We are extremely confident saying widespread voter fraud is a myth and indeed retrogressive.
Freshman midfielder Marc Ross carries the ball for the men’s lacrosse team March 21 at Higgins Stadium. The nationally-ranked Blue and Gold defeated Elmira College by a score of 19–1.

Roundups: 3/18 – 3/24

By Ithacan Sports Staff, The Ithacan March 25, 2015
The Ithacan sports staff recaps all Bomber sports action from this week.
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