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You’ve probably heard the horror stories about friends or siblings who came home for Thanksgiving break with the dreaded “freshman 15” filling out their college hoodies. Much of that can be chalked up to being in a new place and getting used to a new routine that includes a buffet-style free-for-all at every meal. But don’t panic -- the freshman 15 is not inevitable....

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Three accomplished writers are visiting Ithaca College this fall, continuing the traditions of two guest lecturer programs run by the Park School of Communications and the School of Humanities and Sciences.

This year’s Park Distinguished Visitor is award-winning journalist and author Tom Wolfe. Wolfe has written for the New York Herald-Tribune and New York...

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College is a learning experience for the parent as well as the student. For the most part, your child will do the right thing or make the right decision. As parents, we just have to let them do that, as hard as it might be at the time.” ~Eileen Farley (Meredith’s mom)

 

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It’s below freezing on the lake at seven o’clock in the morning, but sweat still streams down my face and into my eyes. My breath is short and labored. My legs and arms are screaming for me to stop, and my brain agrees. Still, I push on backward through the mist and cold, heart in overdrive. Why do I do this sport again?

Rowing is a backward sport. Predawn...

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Even students who love hard work need time to relieve stress, wind down after classes, and let loose on the weekends. Whether your idea of fun is going for a hike, visiting a museum, listening to some good music, or enjoying a little retail therapy, there’s something for everyone -- and your piggy bank will love you! Here are 10 ways IC students kick back without...

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