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First-year student Tyler Long sets up his phone to film a TikTok. Long occasionally uses the app to post mini day-in-the-life videos about his time at Ithaca College.

TikTok offers small glimpse into daily college life

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer March 22, 2023
Despite YouTube’s reign as the most popular social video platform, TikTok is emerging as a new way to post college day-in-the-life content.
Senior Sydney Brumfield, former Ithacan staff member, acts as the main character in a screencap from the film Portrait of God. The film received 1 million views on YouTube.

Short horror film spooks 1 million on Youtube

By Jess Williams, Staff Writer March 8, 2023
“Portrait of God," a seven-minute short horror film with one character and a small production team, has received 1 million views on YouTube.
Daisy Rosas Vargas, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, was highlighted in a YouTube episode of Chemists in the Kitchen, where she discussed how to deal with the spice of chile peppers.

IC chemist uses cooking to promote diversity

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer September 7, 2022
Honey and dried guajillo chiles was the dish that Daisy Rosas Vargas, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Ithaca College, prepared in an episode of the “Chemists in the Kitchen."
Amateur video essayists discourage nuanced discussion

Amateur video essayists discourage nuanced discussion

By Liam Conway, Senior Writer October 1, 2020
Unfortunately, as is typical of most internet discourse, film discussion can be problematic and counterproductive rather than welcoming.
College-educated Youtubers share film knowledge with cinephiles

College-educated Youtubers share film knowledge with cinephiles

By Liam Conway, Senior Writer August 20, 2020

People love movies, and they love to explore what makes their favorite films tick. That said, not everyone wants to dedicate their whole life to the craft or academic study of filmmaking. But like their...

Heard It In A Past Life is an emotional release from Maggie Rogers. She sings delicately about her time and struggles in the limelight.

Review: Maggie Rogers’ album is full of heart

By Hannah Fitzpatrick January 27, 2019

In 2016, an undergraduate student at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University played a demo for Pharrell Williams, who was teaching a master class at the time. Williams’ reaction...

Senior Abiola Tubosun-Kassim posts photos of her and her clients makeup looks on Instagram.

Makeup fans blush, beat and blog on social media sites

By James Baratta and Kara Bowen November 8, 2018
Ithaca College sophomore Lucia Tepper sits in her dorm room, a light and tripod pointing toward her.
Mike Zilvetti, a sophomore integrated marketing communications major, has curated his own clothing brand. Barbed NYC is a lifestyle brand influenced by skateboard culture, hip-hop culture and New York City.

WATCH: Students use creativity to cultivate clothing brands

By Cameron Coughlin and Sierra Guardiola January 31, 2018
“Make sure you’re making something that’s personal,” freshman Simon Gardner, co-creator of KAVAS, said. “Something you can hold onto for a long time.”
Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel, author of I am Jazz hold up the childrens picture book based off of Jazz Jennings life. The book is the first childrens picture book to tell a biography of a transgender child.

Author discusses book based on life of transgender child

By Noa Covell, Contributing Writer December 9, 2017
Based on the true story of a transgender child, Jessica Herthel’s book is the first children's picture book to tell a biography of a transgender child.
Senior Lensdarly Dieujuste is an aspiring rapper

Q&A: Aspiring hip-hop artist establishes himself in Ithaca

By Silas White, Assistant Life and Culture Editor October 3, 2017
That’s a big part of what rap is about, just saying what you want and trying to change the world politically.
Set during World War Two, In This Corner of The World is a domestic drama about finding meaning in the midst of chaos.

Review: Meandering manga adaptation misses the mark

By Aidan Lentz, Staff Writer September 19, 2017
The totally inconsistent pacing and lack of character development cause the film to feel far longer than its 130-minute run time.
In My Own Words: Victoria Jackson

In My Own Words: Victoria Jackson

By Glenn Epps and The Ithacan April 14, 2017

In this week’s episode of In My Own Words, Glenn Epps sits down with YouTuber Victoria Jackson to discuss her YouTube channel, Raising Consciousness. The channel’s episodes are shot, produced and...

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