By Keith Davis
It’s a right guaranteed to us by the founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence. But is happiness a choice? Can we choose to be happy any more than we can choose to be rich, healthy, or born in a certain country?
We consulted with a number of experts, both faculty and alumni, and the answers were...
We asked our readers to submit images that illustrated their idea of happiness, and we got a great response. We received a wide array of images, many of which included pets, children, and beaches. It was difficult to pick a winner, but “Summer Shake,” by Brian Maley ’13, came out on top.
“Summer Shake,” by Brian Maley ’13, shows his golden retriever,...
Two Ithaca College couples find their utopias
By David McKay Wilson
Places can captivate our dreams and inspire our lives. Places draw people from near and far. Millions of immigrants were drawn to America by tales of streets paved with gold. Ithaca College economist Elia Kacapyr found that a person’s native country may determine how satisfied he or she is with...
By Nichole Bazemore ’94, who graduated with a degree in television-radio and is blissfully single
If you’re looking to meet the love of your life, odds are that you’ll need look no further than your computer, iPad, or mobile device. That’s because, according to recent statistics, more than 120 million people are registered on an estimated 13,000 websites, all...
A look at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the alumna who makes it fly
Editors note: Amy Kule '87 delivered the 2012 Ithaca College Commencement address on May 20, 2012. Watch the webcast of the ceremony by visiting ithaca.edu/commencement/cablecast.
By Robin Roger