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A sampling from media accounts that reference Ithaca College or quote members of the college community.

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Deborah King, associate professor of exercise and sport sciences
King provided her expertise on figure skating to the Toronto Star’s article on Patrick Chan’s developing quad jump. She says the Canadian skater uses the teeth on the blade of his left skate as the driving point, pushing off and upward to his left. “The toe pick digs in and turns, like a...

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Rachel Wagner, professor of philosophy and religion
Sociologist Michael Eric Dyson interviewed Wagner for his radio show regarding her upcoming book, “Godwired: Religion, Ritual, and Virtual Reality,” and the emerging role of technology in religion. Click on the link to listen to the podcast of the show.

Outlet: The Michael Eric Dyson Show

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Alex Henes, Ithaca College student
Reactions to the United States Postal Service’s recent decision to base a stamp design off the Las Vegas copy of the Statue of Liberty instead of the original have been mixed, reports the New York Times. Henes, a photography major visiting Las Vegas, said the issue of which image was used for the stamp was inconsequential because...

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Sandra Steingraber, scholar in residence
It seems that girls these days are reaching puberty at younger ages, which can increase future risk of developing breast cancer. Steingraber told USA Today that breast-fed babies may be more likely to avoid reaching puberty early. “Breast milk contains active hormones that may help to regulate overall growth, as well as the...

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Sandra Steingraber, scholar in residence
Ecologist Sandra Steingraber spoke at a rally in Albany against hydraulic fracturing. She explained why she is against the controversial method of drilling for natural gas. “It will fill our roads with fleets of diesel trucks, our fields and forests with diesel-powered compressors and our rural air with benzene … and...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
A controversial proposal to give schools more freedom to let corporate sponsors use student-athletes for commercial purposes has again sparked debate on compensation for NCAA athletes. Staurowsky says they already have a difficult time understanding their rights, and her survey of compliance officers indicates...

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Ellen Staurowsky, professor of sport management and media
The time for change in college sports might be now, reports ESPN. Many college athletes are beginning to chafe under the current rules of the NCAA. “The NCAA has taken the position that the reason these rules exist is so there is a clear line of demarcation between the athlete and professionalism,”...

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