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The Ithacan

Junior sports media major Chris Sohl records an episode of Big Red Faceoff. The weekly ICTV show covers Cornell University mens and womens hockey programs.

Sports media students share deep connection with Cornell

By Farrell Hudson, Staff Writer November 16, 2023
Over the years at the Roy H. Park School of Communications, many sports media students have gained experience in the field by covering the Ithaca College sports teams. However, some have had the opportunity to take their craft to the Division I level.
Ithaca College’s student-run television and radio stations, including ICTV,  WICB and VIC Radio, were given awards in multiple categories of the New York State Broadcasters Associations annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards competition.

ICTV, WICB and VIC Radio take home awards at annual competition

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor September 27, 2022
ICTV, WICB and VIC Radio, were given many awards in the NY State Broadcasters Association's annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards competition.
This year, VIC radio held its annual fundraising party to raise money for Ithacas Southside Community Center.

VIC Radio hosts fundraiser event for Southside Community Center

By Sydney Brumfield, Staff Writer October 27, 2021
This year, VIC radio held its annual fundraising party to raise money for Ithaca's Southside Community Center.
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado answers questions at a press conference in September 2018. Collado and La Jerne Cornish, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, approved the plan to cut 116 full-time equivalent faculty positions Feb. 24.

Collado addresses changes at student media conference

By Falyn Stempler, News Editor September 9, 2018
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado held a student media press conference – with media representatives from The Ithacan, WICB and VIC Radio – Sept. 6 to answer questions about topics brought u
Freshman Aviva Nachman took a gap year before coming to college and started her own magazine and booking company. Her magazine, YIKE!, has one issue currently available and her booking company, Pink Buddha Presents, has booked approximately 15 shows.

WATCH: Student uses gap year to create music-centered projects

By Kate Nalepinski, Senior Writer February 13, 2018
Freshman Aviva Nachman created an independent magazine and later built a music booking company through social media before coming to Ithaca college.
Jeremy Menard, the new manager of TV and Radio Operations, sits in the VIC radio booth. Menard is lifelong lover of radio and has passionately pursued a career in audio since he was young.

Q&A: New TV and Radio Operations Manager lays out goals

By Jake Leary, Life and Culture Editor August 28, 2017
"Whether it’s the specialty shows or the modern rock, the students do a really great job of keeping it sounding good."
Sophomore Haley Goetz, current programs director of VIC Radio, led part of the 31st annual 50-Hour Marathon to support charities. Goetz works as the programs director of VIC Radio

Mic drop: VIC Radio celebrates 50-Hour Marathon April 7-9

By Silas White, Staff Writer April 12, 2017
Svante Myrick, mayor of the City of Ithaca, stopped by the VIC studio for an on-air interview at noon the following day.
From left, sophomores Elise Littlefield and Diamond Watt volunteer at an Ithaca Underground show on Feb. 26 for hip-hop groups Milo, Elucid and Ithaca local, Sammus. The performance at The Haunt, along with many other IU shows, allow Ithaca College students to get involved in the music scene in Ithaca.

Students volunteering in Ithaca Underground build community

By Olivia Riggio, Staff Writer March 8, 2017
Ithaca Underground advertises itself as an organization that provides an inclusive environment fostering exploration of artistic style for bands.
From right to left, Sophomore Anna Gardner reads to 5-year-old Cecilia and her three-year-old sister, Olivia. Nearly every Thursday and Friday Gardner can be found in the childrens section of the Tompkins County Public Library at a miniature desk reading to young kids — just one of many volunteer programs Gardner is a part of.

IC volunteers: Sophomore fuses volunteer work into daily life

By Daniel Hart, Staff Writer October 3, 2016
“She understands not only the value of service to community members,” he said, “but Anna also understands how service is integral to a student's learning process."
Editorial: Network outages create embarrassing situation

Editorial: Network outages create embarrassing situation

March 23, 2016
These outages have been an embarrassment for DIIS and for the college’s brand, which depends on a competent network and navigable system of communication at all times.
William Weeks, Keith McIntosh and Mike Dixon discuss the wireless infrastructure inside a server room in the Park School of Communications in September 2015. Starting March 14, network issues caused the Ithaca College website, WICB streams and other resources to be taken down temporarily.

UPDATED: Ithaca College network issues affect Internet access

By Evan Sobkowicz and Sophia Tulp March 8, 2016
Starting on March 6, network issues have been affecting Ithaca College network systems and Internet services managed by Digital Instruction and Information Services.
Ghost Town - The Graveyard Shift

Ghost Town – The Graveyard Shift

February 18, 2016
While many Ithaca College students are asleep, others begin their work shift. "The Ithacan" interviewed students working "the graveyard shift" at the library, the VIC radio station and Student Auxillary Safety Patrol to gain insight about their late-night lifestyles.
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