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Political films help viewers to reflect on presidency

Political films help viewers to reflect on presidency

By Elijah de Castro, Staff Writer February 25, 2021
With the Trump train derailed for at least a few years, there is time for America to ask itself some important questions. How did we get here? What happened? Where do we go from here?
Commentary: Comedy provides crucial relief from politics

Commentary: Comedy provides crucial relief from politics

By Gavin Berger October 3, 2019
Comedy brings light to a dark world. We’re all just trying to get through life, so why not laugh a little?
Editorial: Youth voting participation crucial for democracy

Editorial: Youth voting participation crucial for democracy

October 3, 2019
It is easier than ever for young people to educate themselves on upcoming elections — they just have to push themselves to do so.
National Recap: States file lawsuit over POTUS regulation

National Recap: States file lawsuit over POTUS regulation

August 29, 2019
A coalition of 19 states and Washington, D.C., announced a lawsuit Aug. 23 against President Donald Trump’s administration’s proposed regulation that would allow the administration to detain children
Past Deadline

‘Past Deadline’: Trump, the media and biases

December 4, 2018

In this week’s episode of Past Deadline, host Sierra Guardiola speaks with Allison Frisch about her latest commentary about President Trump’s actions toward the media. Frisch, who is an instructor...

Members of the Ithaca College community attended an event held by the Division of College Relations and Advancement on Oct. 23 in Clark Lounge. The event was held in honor of LGBTQ history month.

Community discusses inclusivity at LGBTQ event

By Elizabeth Henning, Staff Writer October 24, 2018
This Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Circle was organized by the Division of College Relations and Advancement, and the theme was chosen to recognize LGBTQ history month, which is celebrated in Oct
We Need To Talk: Young voter turnout

‘We Need To Talk’: Young voter turnout

October 14, 2018

On this week's episode, Sophia Adamucci and Connor Lange sit down to discuss young voter turnout and why it's important. Listen to our podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play!

Chelsea Deegan, freshman integrated market communications major, writes that the potential appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court bodes poorly for the future of womens reproductive rights.

Commentary: Women’s reproductive rights are in danger

September 18, 2018
As a woman who faces challenges every day based on just that fact, it is unsettling to hear that the future of women’s reproductive rights lies in the hands of a man.
Shaianne Osterreich, associate professor in the Department of Economics, warns that trade wars between the U.S. and China could wreak havoc.

Commentary: Trade wars threaten to wreak havoc for the US

By Shaianne Osterreich April 4, 2018
And, to be clear, previous administrations might have done something similar but it would not have been so blatant and highly visible.
Ithaca residents gathered on Earth Day last year to support science and ideas like clean energy. Peter Bardaglio writes that clean energy is still on the rise, even during the Trump administration.

Commentary: Renewable energy marches onward

By Peter Bardaglio March 21, 2018
But then Trump wouldn’t be Trump — that’s the unfortunate reality. In the meantime, however, the renewables march forges ahead.
Stacking tensions

Stacking tensions

By Isabella Grullón Paz December 13, 2017
Since the creation of Israel, the U.S. has financially and militarily aided Israel as a commitment to foster democracy and economic growth in the region.
The Trump administration announced the end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Sept. 5, which will go into effect March 2018.

Trump administration announces plan to end DACA program

By Sierra Guardiola, Assistant News Editor September 6, 2017
The decision to end DACA is not in the best interest of students, Gerard Turbide, vice president of enrollment management at the college, said.
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