Archive for the ‘Punishment’ Category

Combating Mother Nature

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by Amanda Hutchinson

Winter’s Continuing Impact on Agriculture Spring is off to a slow start in Ithaca, and with it comes a slow start to the upcoming agricultural season. However, this winter has been colder and snowier than usual. The National Weather Service office in Binghamton reported that the average temperature this winter has been three degrees colder […]

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Opening A Window To Support

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Sabina Leybold

Petition for self-harm search terms to offer alternatives The freedom and vastness of the Internet provides a place for users all over the world to form communities surrounding their interests and opinions — and while it would be ideal for those communities to always be forces of good, realistically, the web also offers a space […]

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The Scientific Side of GMOs

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Amanda Hutchinson

Taking a look at the benefits of GMOs Having lived in Ithaca for the better part of three years, I’ve noticed that people here are a lot more into the natural foods scene than people back home in Connecticut. A large part of it is the benefit of having an expansive network of farms at […]

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The Norm, Not the Exception

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Tylor Colby

Every day, hundreds of thousands of animals that we usually don’t keep for pets are caged and grossly mistreated by food and medical industries internationally.

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Tales of a Netflix Lover

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by J.J. Abramzz

Sex is far from cinematic. For some reason, I’ve been cursed with the tendency to have it while watching movies. My sex life has become that of a strange Buzzfeed quiz. What movie or television show would your most recent sexual encounter represent? Treasure Planet Type of Encounter: Too Lazy to Orgasm Situation: You sip […]

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A Letter to Fred Phelps

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Tim Bidon

Dear Mr. Fred Phelps, I’m Timothy Bidon and I’m one of those “fags” that you hate so much. If I had passed before you, I’m sure you would’ve loved the chance to picket my funeral. After all, we stand at opposite ends of the political spectrum on most things. When I received news of your […]

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Namaste, All Damn Day

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Drew Kellogg

I’ll be upfront: though I’ve been called lazy all of my life, it’s not a title that I resent. My number one priority was, and always has been, comfort rather than excitement.

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Cry Me a River, Build Me a Bridge of Gold

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Chris Thomas

Rich kids finally able to overcome society’s oppressions Move over swine flu, small pox and polio, there is a new disease spreading across America, and it is more sickening than anything ever previously witnessed. Twenty doctors have fainted when diagnosing the disease. Two have thrown up, and one exploded. Affluenza has spread at uncontrollable speed […]

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A Right to Peaceful Assembly

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Sabrina Dorronsorro

Freedom of Speech is silenced at peaceful protests On March 17, 2013 Clare Grady and three other members of the Irish Catholic Worker Community took to a local Ithaca army recruiting station and practiced their right to peacefully assemble. Clare and her cohorts poured their own blood on the walls, posters, windows, and US flag […]

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Cold so hot it burns

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by Christian Cassidy-Amstutz

Kids, today we have an important lesson. A lesson reminiscent of grade school, a vocabulary lesson. Apricity. Appreciate the word first for its sound, how it pushes your cheeks back and up, how it molds your tongue and lips. The very action of your saying it is like tasting any other fruit, except in this […]

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