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Key Moments: President Shirley Collado was inaugurated as the college’s ninth president. She is the second woman and first person of color to hold the position. The football team pounded Union College on senior day, 20-3. Thousands of alumni came back to campus for Alumni Weekend. You’ll see their stories below. Collado’s Inauguration Thousands attended Collado’s inauguration on Saturday morning, and the room fell silent after she was welcomed. Ithaca College alumni, Ithaca community members, I.C. representatives, the board of trustees and finally students stood separately to applaud the new head of the college. She was introduced by friends, her…

Key Points: Ithaca College Bombers rugby team played Alfred University in the first round of playoffs on October 28. The Bombers had already lost to them once, and needed this win to continue their season. The Bombers went into the game defending their title as the Western Conference Champions. https://youtu.be/FTiTKkrTZso After a long week of hard work, the Ithaca College men’s rugby team, the Bombers, faced Alfred University on Saturday, October 28th. Eighty minutes later, the Bombers lost to Alfred with a score of 39 to 15. A Week Before the Game This wasn’t the first time Bombers rugby had…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Yx214ix4mI Key Points Wahid Nabi has thrown for 1,725 yards in the seven games he has played in this season. Through his first six games, he led the Liberty League, averaging over 260 yards per game. Nabi’s longest pass was for an 80-yard pickup (and touchdown), which leads the Liberty League. Nabi has been awarded the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III North Rookie of the Week on three separate occasions in 2017 When an athlete goes to college, their hope is to receive playing time, especially as a freshman. Wahid Nabi, native to Latham, NY is experiencing the thrill…

https://youtu.be/7Q0tBQHuupE It’s October 27, 2017, and the sun has already set on the campus of Cornell University. Since it’s a Friday night, many students are preparing to go out for the night and get “Halloweekend” started as soon as possible. At Schoellkopf Field, however, others are preparing to play their biggest game of the season against a perennial power. When you think of the top college football programs in the nation, names like Alabama, Georgia or Clemson may come to mind. In this instance, the Cornell Big Red are preparing for the boys from West Point, the Army Black Knights.…

KEY POINTS The “How IC Sports” podcast was launched by The Ithacan in September 2017 Co-hosted by sophomore Samantha Cavalli and freshman Nick Friend, the podcast features a new IC athlete and member of student media very week The show covers sports on the South Hill as well as national topics Check out the show HERE Late nights at the Park School are likely not uncharted waters for many students at Ithaca College. Some work on assignments while others unwind after a day of classes. But for freshman Nick Friend and sophomore Samantha Cavalli, the dark of a Tuesday night means it’s time to record.…

https://youtu.be/r6A9a6MFcdg When talking to a rugby player about the sport that they just transitioned from, you expect to hear one of two answers: either football or soccer. But that is not the case for Ithaca College senior Jeff Gritsavage. Gritsavage made a more unique transition from playing baseball to rugby. Not only is there a difference in what is worn and the way baseball players run. Baseball is a non-contact sport compared to rugby’s full contact with little or no protection. Though Gritsavage, who is a double major, came here to play baseball, that is not the only sport on…

KEY POINTS Marc Chasin ’18 will captain the Ithaca College Men’s Basketball team this season and will bring the unique experience of representing his country to the floor with him. Chasin won a gold medal with Team USA Basketball at the 20th Maccabiah Games this past summer, and was coached by Fox Sports basketball analyst and radio host Doug Gottlieb. The Maccabiah Games are often referred to as the “Jewish Olympics”, taking place every four years in Israel and showcasing some of the best Jewish athletes from around the world. The journey that had started months prior was continued with…

https://youtu.be/92pRMXBYWJA Following your favorite sports team can sometimes be difficult, especially if your team is located in another country or even another continent. This is often the case for international students in the United States like Niman Doowa at Ithaca College. Doowa is from Bangkok, Thailand and is a life-long Manchester United supporter.

Ithaca, NY– When it comes to activism probably the first thing that pops into mind is a bunch of people in the street holding signs and screaming and yelling for a change and when you think about it a road race holds all of those elements. There has been a movement in the last couple of years in which road race have been popping up all over the country in order to benefit certain things,  some support specific cancers, there is even one next Sunday in Ithaca that supports the local 4H club. Now this may not be the classic…

By: Maddison Murnane ITHACA-    Growing up playing hoops, Kate Fagan felt like she was one of the guys. She knew followed the life that had been paved for her from that moment on, to attend the University of Colorado Boulder and play Division I women’s basketball. It was not until college when she felt there was something that set her apart from her teammates, she had begun to recognize that she was attracted to women. Throughout her collegiate career she felt separated from her team because she felt as though she could not be open with them, she said. By…

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