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Campus erupts in spontaneous celebration.

Like students nationwide, IC students held a huge spontaneous celebration in the academic quad on November 4 when they heard the news that Barack Obama had won the hard-fought presidential election. Their festivities were chronicled on CNN.com, which also posted a video shot by Chloe Scutt ’11 (who shot the footage despite not...

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Negative political advertising plays an important role, argues one expert. by Jessica Bachiochi

“Ought a convicted adulteress and her paramour husband to be placed in the highest offices of this free and Christian land?”

This was the question planted in newspapers by supporters of John Quincy Adams in the 1828 presidential...

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An essayist and a poet kick off the year’s writing series. by Jessica Bachiochi ’09 with Maura Stephens

Barbara Hurd’s mother was an artist, her father a practical problem solver. They looked at the world in very different ways. Hurd, an award-winning essayist, draws from both influences to present her view of the natural world. Renowned for her ability to...

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IC physics professor cohosts national astronomers' conference.

The stars were out in clear October skies for the 40th annual meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) of the American Astronomical Society, cohosted by Ithaca College and Cornell University and held at the Statler Hotel on the Cornell campus. 

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Faculty, staff help launch a sustainability-focused school.

There’s about to be a new K-12 school in Ithaca, thanks in large part to the efforts of a committed group of IC educators. The school has a unique mission based on systems thinking for a sustainable future, and aims to prepare young people to be successful in a rapidly changing local, regional, and global...

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