Trapped in the Web

The underestimated danger of electronic addiction Every time I pop in an earphone it’s like I’m sucking down a cigarette. When I’m out alone, waiting even for a moment, I take out my phone and start swiping through Twitter and Imgur. Whenever I sit down to eat a meal I watch an episode of something […]

The Pink Ribbon Band

How good intentions have been co-opted for capital gain A nude woman is printed on the glossy page of a magazine. Her arms wrap around her torso, concealing her breasts. The image is cropped just above the nose. Her eyes are not to be seen. A graphic of a pink ribbon is beside her, letting […]

The Devil’s Number

By Samantha Brodsky November 9, 2010 3:24 p.m. Beth told me this would help, writing things out. Make me feel better and shit because apparently I have a temper that needs taming. She makes it sound like I’m a lion and shit. I don’t really know how this works, but she should know what she’s […]

Whitesplanning a Success

White liberal-arts student solves race relation problems on college campus and beyond In a masterful flurry of unnecessary verbosity and self righteous indignation, the white liberal arts student has struck yet another crucial blow against inequality in America. “I didn’t even know that I was being oppressed,” says college junior tamir morales, “if it wasn’t […]

Why Thanksgiving Sucks

A casserole of overconsumption, colonization and supremacy Thanksgiving:The time to consume odious amounts of food, sit around with your family and offer token examples of your gratitude. People get off work and school to spend the day toiling in the kitchen, preparing dinner for their families. Small plastic turkeys adorn nearly everything in sight. The […]

Rochon Announces 2017 Retirement Date

Move comes after protests calling for his resignation Ithaca College President Tom Rochon announced Jan. 14 that he will retire on July 1, 2017, after the upcoming 2016–17 academic year, writing that it will be most beneficial for a new president to lead the college and address the challenges that have emerged at the institution. […]