South Hill Today
Ithaca youth celebrate older adults. Samantha Allen ’11
The Who said it bluntly in the lyrics to “My Generation”: “I hope I die before I get old.”
Without a doubt, aging has gotten a bad rap. Ithaca youth, however, sang a different tune last August.
The forum was Young Poets Night, hosted by the IC Gerontology...
Organist, opera singer coming to Whalen Center
The School of Music’s concert season of Recitalists Extraordinaire kicked off in September with cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Awadagin Pratt. The spring will bring performances by organist Cameron Carpenter on March 26 and Ithaca native and opera singer...
Two experienced administrators have new roles in alumni relations and development. By Keith Davis
Marsha Eger ’70 and Gretchen Van Valen, M.M. ’93—formerly executive director of alumni relations and associate director of alumni relations, respectively—have new roles in the Division of Institutional Advancement. Eger is now director of...
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....
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.