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IC in the Media

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

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Jordan Friend, Ithaca College student
In an article examining the advantages of theater-makers creating stages in site-specific venues, Friend was featured for staking local claim on an intriguing trend in modern stagecraft: turning private houses and apartments into temporary public stages. An acting major at the college, Friend staged John Webster’s early...

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Zillah Eisenstein, Emerita professor, Department of Politics
Eisenstein appeared on Melissa Harris- Perry’s MSNBC program to discuss the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin. “What was so upsetting to me as a white female, and having the jury be mainly white female, was recognizing they did not think of themselves as...

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Zillah Eisenstein, Emerita professor, Department of Politics
Eisenstein contributed an op-ed piece to Yahoo! Maktoob on Egypt’s struggle to establish democracy, arguing that Egyptian authorities have used sexual assault as a political tool against the opposition. “Sexual assault is used to ‘stigmatise women demonstrators” and with it the...

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Beth Peterson, associate professor of music education
In an an article discussing the current state of professional development opportunities available to music educators, Peterson said that it’s especially valuable for young teachers to stay in touch with one another. “Networking with others and getting their input, asking a lot of those...

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Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media and associate professor of journalism
Cohen was interviewed by the conservative Christian news outlet about the “corporatocracy” controlled mainstream media in the U.S. and why he along with many others have been fired and blacklisted for going against approved talking...

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Skott Freedman, assistant professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
A website that focuses on dyslexia news reported on a recent study by Freedman examining how bilingual children learn the different sounds systems of languages. Freedman discovered insights that indicate children can learn two native languages as easily as they learn one....

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Thomas Swensen, professor and chair, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
The news outlet reported on a study conducted by Swensen, along with colleagues, who examined the effect of betaine supplementation on cycling sprint performance. The study found that one week of betaine supplementation increased peak and mean anaerobic power by 5.5...

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Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media and associate professor of journalism
Cohen contributed an article to the Huffington Post’s media blog on how the MSNBC network has covered Obama’s response to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. "The Snowden/NSA story proves once again that—especially on so-called...

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