Ch-ch-changes

Why hello world. It’s been a while. I created this blog during my senior year of college, posting under the “arts & entertainment” beat for a course I was taking. At the time, I was into pop culture. I’m not very interested in pop culture anymore. So, I’ve decided to start blogging again, but to … More Ch-ch-changes

DJs stay awake for 50 hours to raise money for the Ithaca Veterans’ Sanctuary

A dozen Ithaca College students crowded the VIC radio station this Sunday at 5:40 p.m., dancing and singing, excitement filling the small room as the clock neared 6 p.m. For the four DJs who’d been awake for the last three days, this hour couldn’t come soon enough. The four student DJs—Joe Calinda, Jess Lubas, Pat … More DJs stay awake for 50 hours to raise money for the Ithaca Veterans’ Sanctuary

James Franco admits to using ‘bad judgement’ in social media interaction with teenage girl

Actor James Franco found himself in a rather awkward situation when screenshots of an alleged social media interaction in which Franco attempted to meet up with a 17-year-old girl went viral earlier this week. On Friday, Franco, 35, admitted on “Live! With Kelly and Michael” that he did in fact participate in the alleged conversation … More James Franco admits to using ‘bad judgement’ in social media interaction with teenage girl

Pew Research Center releases annual State of the News Media report

Last week the Pew Research Center released its State of the News Media 2014 report, and it’s pretty optimistic. Some major points from the report: Despite the trimming of traditional newsroom staffing, which saw a 6.4% decline in 2012, digital media is revitalizing the news industry. The report states, “at a time when print newsrooms … More Pew Research Center releases annual State of the News Media report

Mac ‘n Cheese Bowl raises money for Foodnet Meals on Wheels

It was a Mac ‘n Cheese lovers dream come true last Saturday inside the Ithaca High School cafeteria as local restaurants competed for their batch of the much-loved comfort food to be named the best in town. Sixteen local restaurants and caterers were in the running, and the results have been tallied: Kilpatrick’s took first … More Mac ‘n Cheese Bowl raises money for Foodnet Meals on Wheels

Alternative breaks offer college students meaningful experiences

In 2011, Morgan Allen and a group of other Ithaca College students were in Joplin, Mo. when they came across a man whose home had been destroyed in a recent tornado. “He was in his mobile home (during the tornado) and he looked out the window and everything was black, you could not see anything,” … More Alternative breaks offer college students meaningful experiences