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The Student News Site of Ithaca College


The Student News Site of Ithaca College


Uriel Abulof, associate professor at Tel-Aviv University and visiting associate professor at Cornell University, spoke at the public conversation hosted by Hillel at Ithaca College at Muller Chapel Nov. 2.

Guest speakers discuss ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict

By Clare Shanahan, Staff Writer November 3, 2021
Experts whose lives have been shaped by the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine spoke about the conflict at an event on Nov. 2.
Hierald Edgardo Osorto has been hired as the first director of religious and spiritual life at the college. He will be overseeing all activities of Muller Chapel.

Q&A: New religious leader discusses plans to strengthen community

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff Writer September 19, 2018
In an effort to better support on-campus religious programs, Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado created a new position to oversee all the religious programs within Muller Chapel. Hierald Edga

Tulp’s Travels: Being American in postconflict societies

By Sophia Tulp, Staff Writer February 21, 2018
When I chose to study abroad in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo, I knew that I was stepping into postconflict societies, with wounds still open.
From left, then sophomore Tsering Yangkey, junior Ngawang Chime, Ithaca College freshman Tenzin Chonden and sophomore Tashi Choezom display a Tibetan flag during International week. They each served on Unity Tibets e-board Spring 2017.

New club raises awareness of human rights issues in Tibet

By Silas White, Assistant Life & Culture Editor August 30, 2017
“There is self-immolation happening in Tibet, and a lot of people don’t know about it,”

Q&A: Raza Rumi speaks at UN on the dangers journalists face

By Ryan King, Contributing Writer September 25, 2016
Raza Rumi, scholar in residence for the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College, spoke Sept. 16 at a #ProtectJournalists United Nations panel.
Elizabeth Alexander and Taranjit Bhatti re-established an Ithaca College chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine in the hopes to foster more discussion about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict at the college.

Student Palestine club created to bring perspective to IC

By Parita Desai, Staff Writer September 20, 2016
This year, Alexander and senior Taranjit Bhatti, along with other students, revived a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine at Ithaca College, a club that had been created in 2012 but dissolved
Sandra Steingraber gives a presentation on expanded gas storage in old salt caverns on Seneca Lake Feb. 24 at Cornell University. She was the keynote speaker April 13 at an Ithaca College panel, sharing her experience dealing with climate change in Ithaca and at the United Nations in December 2015.

Ithaca College hosts panel on climate change

By Annika Kushner, Staff Writer April 16, 2016
Ithaca College’s Textor 102 was crowded with almost 300 students, faculty, staff and community members April 13. Experts offered firsthand accounts of international sustainability efforts, urging audience members to get involved with local efforts any way they can.
Members of the Ithaca College Student Government Association — Senate Chair Marieme Foote; Kyle Stewart, vice president of communications; and Chief of Staff Carlie McClinsey — speak at the Feb. 8 SGA meeting. McClinsey, among other students at the college are trying to help women break through roadblocks to political equality.

Ithaca College students work for political equality for women

By Grace Elletson, Staff Writer March 2, 2016
“In conversations about the next IC president, around three-fourths of the people I speak to refer to the next president as ‘he,’” SGA President Dominick Recckio said. “This is an issue that exists within our consciousness that we need to address.”
Sandra Steingraber gives a presentation on expanded gas storage in old salt caverns on Seneca Lake during a lunch-hour seminar Feb. 24 at Cornell University.

Commentary: Clean Power Plan is neither clean nor powerful

By Sandra Steingraber March 1, 2016
While a lateral shift from coal to gas will decrease carbon dioxide emissions, it will also almost certainly increase emissions of an even more powerful form of heat-trapping carbon: methane.

College students show discontent with national climate plan initiative

By Natalie Shanklin, Contributing Writer October 1, 2014
The United Nations Climate Summit took place Sept. 23 in New York City, where world leaders came together to draft a framework for their fight against human-induced climate change. Upon analyzing the meeting’s outcome, some people in the Ithaca College community felt the draft could have been more comprehensive.

Illuminating Endangered Species during the People’s Climate March

By Karly Placek, Karly Placek September 15, 2014
Lights will quite literally shine upon endangered animals at United Nation Headquarters this weekend. On the eve of the People's Climate March in New York City this weekend, the Oceanic Preservation Society is planning to project larger-than-life sized images of endangered species to raise social awareness.

Guest Commentary: Environmental reform must follow United Nations report

By Joshua Kelly April 2, 2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, overseen by the United Nations, released a truly horrific report this week on humanity’s future in relation to global climate change. The report states...

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