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Blogging sites add user restrictions

By | Apr 4, 2012

In response to Pinterest photos of scantily clad, malnourished women tagged as “thinspiration,” site administrators have released a policy taking a stand against users who promote self-harm in pursuit of beauty. They are not alone. Tumblr and Pinterest, blogging and social media websites, recently prohibited users from posting content that promotes self-harm, eating disorders or…

He’s been there

By | Feb 29, 2012

More than 50 years after he spent a summer working security detail at the White House during the Eisenhower administration, Don Mooney now swipes the ID cards of students entering Towers Dining Hall. He hums the tune of an old favorite song and greets each patron with an exuberant “Hello, hello!”

Scholar encourages ‘reel’ look at diversity

By | Feb 1, 2012

While most Ithaca College students treat movie nights as a time to escape their academic lives, speaker Brian C. Johnson has built a career around encouraging students to take a second look at the cultural messages behind their favorite films.

Cornell scientists manipulate complex cotton

By | Nov 10, 2011

Fiber scientists at Cornell University have discovered ways to manipulate cotton into high-tech, electronic devices that will help improve many aspects of life — including military, athletic, medical and personal.