Archive for the ‘News & Views’ Category

Snapchat and Facebook and MySpace: Oh My!

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Alexis Morillo

Older generations criticisms of millennials are increasingly unfounded It can be argued that millennials are the most criticized generation. More often than not, this criticism stems from the generation’s use, or overuse rather, of social media and the internet. Millennials are defined as those ages 18 to 34 in 2015, according to Pew Research Center, […]

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Children Without a Home

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Alexa Salvato

Ithaca residents’ efforts to help homeless families Over her past four years at Ithaca College, senior Emma Grabek has encountered many homeless children in the Ithaca City School District. She recalled one powerful experience when doing fieldwork in a second-grade classroom at South Hill Elementary School in Ithaca, New York for an education course. “There […]

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Internship Insincerity

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Evan Popp

The hypocrisy of ‘progressive’ but unpaid internships By Evan Popp & Celisa Calacal A little over $50 million. That’s how much revenue the Center for American Progress (CAP) reported for the year of 2014. 175 dollars. That’s the amount of money per week each of us received while working as full-time interns at CAP. When […]

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Black Churches Still Burning

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Meredith Nash

Acts of hate surface after election of President-elect Trump Whether you’re terrified, angered or thrilled with the news, Donald Trump has been elected president. Despite that headline taping itself all over every news agency back on November 6, a tragic backlash of the insanity in this election occurred. An one hundred and eleven year old […]

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Oy with the Emails Already!

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Otto Bonk

Hill’s emails should have been the least of our concerns Well, here we are. Hillary Clinton lost the election to a racist, fearmongering, allegedly-sexually-assaulting Jack-O-Lantern. Her ongoing and unending email controversy was unquestionably her downfall in this election. By July, she was already cleared of any wrongdoing, and two weeks before the elections there was […]

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Post-Election Empathy

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Tatiana Jorio

One writer’s journey through election-induced emotions The night of the election, I sat in the Terrace 11 dorm lounge in a room mostly of strangers and two friends. There was an eerie closeness in the room as we sat around eating Domino’s vegetable pizza; even though we were filled with anxiety, we had to eat. […]

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Journalists Under Surveillance

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Maddison Murnane

Amy Goodman and Patrick Lagacé’s pursuit of media activism According to the Society of Professional Journalists,“It is the role of journalists to provide information in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and understandable manner.” Today, it is nearly impossible for a journalist to pursue this mission while they are constantly facing surveillance, persecution, censorship and even being […]

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Oil, Imperialism and Indigenous Rights

Posted on December 13th, 2016 by Mila Phelps-Friedl

Pipeline protests accumulate national attention “The demand is straightforward: The Army Corps should not grant the final permit, the one required to put the pipeline under the Missouri River. If the company insists on finding a new route, then the whole project should undergo a rigorous environmental impact review … Things should be done properly […]

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Mental Illness & Police Violence

Posted on November 9th, 2016 by Meredith Nash

People with untreated mental illnesses are 16 times more likely to be killed by police One out of every five American people experience mental illness each year. Of those people, 26 percent will be prisoners, live in shelters or deal with multitudes of other serious detriments including death. The last thing these people need to […]

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Peaceful Protests, Inappropriate Arrests

Posted on November 9th, 2016 by Maria Bushby

How historical treatment of native people is reflected in North Dakota today The North Dakota oil pipeline itself is an approximately 1,170-miles long, a $3.8 billion project. The pipeline would have the ability to carry 470,000 barrels of oil a day from North Dakota to Illinois. This could be an opportunity for more jobs, as […]

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