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Thom Hartmann broadcasts from Ithaca and gives advice to aspiring journalists.  By Samantha Allen ’11

Progressive talk show radio host Thom Hartmann is the first to admit that his kind of programming isn’t news but opinion. For him, it’s all about people—and their stories.

“The brain is a story organ,” he says....

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Campus and city exhibits commemorate lives lost to suicide.  By Samantha Allen ’11

In September, the academic quad was in its full glory, with bright blue skies, green grass, lively gatherings at Dillingham fountain, trees in full leaf—and 300 empty chairs. These pieces set the stage for a commemoration of lives cut short by suicide.

The...

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Freshman class is the biggest in IC history.   By Maura Stephens

College admission is a tricky business at any time, but these days it’s especially challenging. First, demographic data indicate that the size of high school graduating classes started decreasing in 2008 and will continue to decrease over the next 8 to 10 years. Second, the global financial...

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The Benefactor’s Circle, located between the Dillingham fountain and the Peggy R. Williams Center, was created to commemorate IC’s most generous donors. Those attending the October dedication included (from left) Joseph Metz, Susan Baker Sheridan, Gregory Hartz, Thomas Rochon, Peggy Ryan Williams, Natalie Baker, Shirley Hockett, Herman “Skip” Muller Jr. ’51, HDRHL...

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Father Roy Bourgeois calls for U.S. contribution to peace in Latin America. by Melanie Breault ’11

Between 1946 and 2001, the School of the Americas (SOA), a U.S. Department of Defense facility near Fort Benning, Georgia, trained more than 61,000 Latin American soldiers in professional military leadership and tactics. Some of the...

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