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I'm With Stupid: A University for Kids Who Want to Grow Up

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.06.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

As a journalist (pause for laughter) and as an American in general, I consider the First Amendment of the United States Constitution perhaps the singl...

baddieani: Artist Of The Future

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

Aniebietabasi Ekong, known to the Internet as baddieani, is a whole new breed of artist, the kind that that could only exist in the Internet Age.

Ithaca College President Announces Retirement Amid Campus Backlash

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.14.2016 | College

Ithaca College President Tom Rochon announced Monday he will step down from his post in July 2017, following calls for his resignation late last year....

2015: Top Six Breakthroughs That Are Changing Your World

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.02.2017 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

The descent of the Republican presidential debate into new lows of demagoguery highlighted the emptiness of political discourse. And across the country, communities experienced the torrential downpours, record temperatures, floods, droughts, and firestorms predicted by climate change models. But 2015 also brought breakthroughs.

Ithaca College Alumni Join Call for President's Resignation

Shayna Dunitz | Posted 12.17.2016 | College
Shayna Dunitz

To President Rochon, the board of trustees, and all administrators: we are closely watching what is taking place on campus, and we will remain vocal and active in making sure that our alma mater progresses in the right direction.

(Re)tension at Cornell: Solidarity From, and for, Students of Color

Paola Muñoz | Posted 11.18.2016 | College
Paola Muñoz

Photo credits: Grace Marcelo-Ramírez, student at Cornell University. The picture shows Cornell University students of color in solidarity with studen...

Not a Fad: The Radical Transformation of Higher Ed

Charlotte Robertson | Posted 11.12.2016 | College
Charlotte Robertson

Some call the problems we are facing on our campuses exaggerated and our efforts naïve. We are not overreacting and we are not irrational. We are demanding what students deserved generations earlier.

Ithaca College Students Demand School's President Step Down In Mizzou-Inspired Protest

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | College

Students at Ithaca College in upstate New York are demanding that the school's president, Tom Rochon, resign over a series of racist incidents at the ...

Senior Citizens Boogie The Night Away At Their Own Prom

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.14.2015 | Good News

The belles of this ball are a little older and a little wiser, but still know how to get down. Project Generations, an organization run by student...

Talking on Eggshells in College

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Speech policing advocates forget that there is incredible value in knowing what people actually think, unfiltered. Believing you can conquer racism, bias and bigotry by rooting out microaggressions and enforcing self-censorship and uptightness is like taking Xanax for syphilis.

Slacktivism: The Downfall of Millennials

Charlotte Robertson | Posted 12.14.2014 | College
Charlotte Robertson

Activism should not be an isolating experience. Activism should be rallying, speeches, emotion. So let's step away from the computer, put down the cell phone, and reconnect with the real world in order to take on and help solve its problems.

Why Working Longer May Be The Only Retirement Strategy That Makes Sense

Sara Rix | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Sara Rix

Young adults are not leaving home these days, or they are boomeranging back, as many parents well know. Indeed, the successful launch of the young is occurring later and later.

You'll Never Party That Hard Again, Cortaca

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.21.2013 | College

Officials at the State University of New York at Cortland are really upset about students divulging into a near riot. President Erik J. Bitterbaum ...

These New York Students Were Out Of Control This Weekend (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.18.2013 | College

Students at the State University of New York at Cortland went absolutely nuts this weekend. SUNY Cortland won their rivalry game Saturday against ...

When the Jobs of Tomorrow Don't Exist Today: Jeff Selingo on College, Liberal Arts, and the Possible Future

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 08.25.2013 | College
Davis Schneiderman

"How do I know that my son or daughter has learned something in your class? You tell me, 'Well, you know, he got an A, he showed up every day, and he was here for 15 weeks. He must have learned something.' Yet we want to know that there's value."

A Threat to Journalistic Integrity

Carly Sitzer | Posted 12.18.2012 | College
Carly Sitzer

Ithaca College's president, Tom Rochon, instituted a new policy which requires student journalists seeking an interview with members of administration first file a request through the media relations office, which will then choose the interviewee "best fit."

Why the iPad 2 is Great for New and Emerging Journalists

Marc Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Marc Phillips

Students of journalism should be taught how to use iPads effectively to convey messages, record content and surreptitiously post to the Internet.

Police Investigate 2 Student Deaths In Ithaca

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Police are investigating the separate deaths of two college students over the weekend in Ithaca, NY. Cornell sophomore George Desdunes, 19, was found...

Ithaca College Mourns Student

The Ithacan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hundreds of students, local residents, faculty and staff packed inside Muller Chapel today to remember Victoria Cheng, while others stood in an outsid...

It Gets Better -- The Ithaca College Version (VIDEO)

Matthew Timmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Matthew Timmons

Within the span of four hours we shot over one hundred Ithaca College students, faculty, and staff sending their messages of compassion and hope.

Sleep Rituals: One Size Does NOT Fit All

Marc Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Marc Phillips

As a college sophomore, I hear about sleep-deprived students on a daily basis. In high school, my friends complained that SAT and AP prep work were ke...


Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More and more schools are taking initiative to decrease their environmental impact -- but only a few can take the top green spots. Here are the school...

Outsourcing War: I.F. Stone's Son on the Izzy Award to Jeremy Scahill

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

America's all-volunteer army has the unfortunate disadvantage of protecting the decision to use military force from the political pressures that would exist were wealthy citizens subject to draft.

Ithaca College Offers 10K For Deferred Enrollment After Accepting 250 Extra Students | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An upstate New York college is paying some students not to go to school this year. After Ithaca College saw enrollment decline last year, it adjusted...

Colleges Must Stop Killing Student Athletes' Dreams

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Over the past year, 169 players have "disappeared" from the rosters of the teams in the men's basketball tournament. This means they disappear from enrollment rolls at the same time.