Little IC Things

Ask me anything   Submit   Little things from Ithaca College/the town of Ithaca that make you think of the place we (sometimes) call home.

I hope everyone has a pain free registration week. I registered today and was met with several reasons to make this little thing.

I hope everyone has a pain free registration week. I registered today and was met with several reasons to make this little thing.

— 2 years ago with 18 notes
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Hey, PRISM is putting on a drag show to help benefit the Trevor Project, an anti-suicide campaign for at risk LGBT+ Youth, on April 14th. Admission is FREE. Donations gladly accepted. Mostly area performers from the college and town will be performing. Not really sure how to turn this into a “Little IC Thing,” but I think it’s great how our campus can put on these events and have all of the proceeds actually go to a really good cause. I linked the FB event page in the click through link. I’m hosting the show (Cat Von Doll on Facebook), and pictured is my sister in drag, Athena Merlot (She hosts most of the in town drag events).


Sorry for not seeing this sooner! I’m posting it now, everyone should check it out! I’ve gone to several drag events within Ithaca (especially when Delilah’s was still open), and everyone is great! It’s for a great cause.

Hey, PRISM is putting on a drag show to help benefit the Trevor Project, an anti-suicide campaign for at risk LGBT+ Youth, on April 14th. Admission is FREE. Donations gladly accepted. Mostly area performers from the college and town will be performing. Not really sure how to turn this into a “Little IC Thing,” but I think it’s great how our campus can put on these events and have all of the proceeds actually go to a really good cause. I linked the FB event page in the click through link. I’m hosting the show (Cat Von Doll on Facebook), and pictured is my sister in drag, Athena Merlot (She hosts most of the in town drag events).

Sorry for not seeing this sooner! I’m posting it now, everyone should check it out! I’ve gone to several drag events within Ithaca (especially when Delilah’s was still open), and everyone is great! It’s for a great cause.

— 2 years ago with 5 notes
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Anonymous asked: How extensive is the party scene at IC like? How prevalent is drug use/ how much of the student body do you think is involved? I'm a prospective student. Your honesty is appreciated!


Answer:

I’m generally not a drug user, and none of my close friends are, so it’s hard for me to answer that. However, I do know that if you’re someone interested in those things, it’s definitely easy enough to find. I’m sure a large majority of students take part in at least some drug usage. 

As far parties, it’s the same way - it’s easy to find if you’re looking for it, and theatre parties and frat parties at cornell are definitely the most intense, I’d say. 

On the opposite end, to answer another anon question that I have in my inbox, if you want to avoid that scene, it’s really easy as well.  I don’t think Ithaca is really a  huge party school, I’d say it’s kind of in between. If that’s stuff you’re not comfortable with, it’ll still be easy for you to avoid it and find likeminded people.

To both anons: Good luck, and thanks for your questions, and be safe! Remember that all that stuff is illegal, I feel the need to make sure it doesn’t seem like I’m condoning any illicit behavior :)

— 2 years ago
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Anonymous asked: hey, in terms of the gay community at ithaca, is everyone welcoming? being a gay incoming freshman kind of has me nervous since i won't be around the people who've supported me here but i know ithaca is known for being friendly i would just rather hear an actual student's perspective. thank you!


Answer:

First of all, I just want to apologize to everyone for not really being on tumblr lately, and thus not having a chance to answer all the questions or post the stuff that has been submitted. 

Anyway, as someone who identifies with the LGBTQ community myself, I’ve found Ithaca to be very welcoming. There’s several GSA/Gay Rights/etc groups on campus, and I feel as though being part of the community is really common and no one really even questions it. 

I’m sure there are some people who are terrible about it, but I certainly haven’t had much, if any, exposure to them. Ithaca is really welcoming in general, and I think you’ll easily find people who support you and make you feel safe. 

There’s also LGBTQ support available through the health center/psychological services, I believe, to help any students who are struggling or want to be directed to other resources and groups!

— 2 years ago with 2 notes
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Submit things! I’ve been bad about keeping this updated since it’s only me running this and it’s difficult to manage running a blog like this while attending classes and working and such. It’d be a huge help if people would submit some new little things for me to create over break and queue up!

And as always, the ask box is always open, so if anyone has any questions or anything I’m always happy to answer them!

— 2 years ago
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Anonymous asked: Are there any Asians in Ithaca college? like Indians or Pakis?


Answer:

Whoops, I haven’t really been on tumblr much lately, so I’ve been terrible at running this blog.


Anyway, yes, there’s people of many cultures here at Ithaca. I’ve known a few people from Pakistan, someone from Sri Lanka, people from various other middle eastern countries, and plenty of people from other Asian countries. I can’t speak to any exact numbers, but they are around!

— 2 years ago
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slicedfruit asked: I'm a senior in high school, and I'm attending Ithaca come fall, I was just wondering if you could tell me a little about what you like about Ithaca ( and what you don't like, thats important too), and whatnot. I'm outrageously excited, but its nice to hear about the school from someone who isn't representing them on a tour or on their website, you know? thank you so much! -Zoë


Answer:

Okay, can I just say how much I love that this blog is becoming a resource for prospective and future students? Like, that makes me so unbelievably happy since it makes me feel like I’m doing something somewhat useful with my life, even if it’s just running a silly little blog!

I definitely really love all the people I’ve met here. Obviously depending on your major and personality you’re going to meet different people, but I’ve found that it’s so much easier to make genuine friends here. It really helps that you’re all going to a school that you CHOSE to go to, rather than because you ended up in the same geographic area by happenstance. Also, it’s a legitimately beautiful campus. It can get a bit snowy or all around depressing, but even when it’s rainy, being able to look out from certain spots and see the lake is awesome. On a similar note, the town is really great. Maybe not the most exciting place in the world, but it has a lot of really cute shops, some pretty good restaurants, and it’s pretty beautiful. 

The one piece of advice I have is to come in with at least a bit of a plan of what you want to do and what classes you want to take over the course of your time in Ithaca. If you’re going into a field where an internship is important, keep that in mind now - not all of the advisers really emphasize the importance of at least having an idea. Everyone says it’s okay to not know what you want to do until your second year, but I don’t think that’s true. At the very least, have an idea and a backup plan by the beginning of your second year. I promise it will make thinking about the future a lot less stressful. Registration for classes can be one of the most terrifying, stressful things ever because so many classes require overrides or fill up before you can get them, and Homeconnect is pretty awful. But as long as you plan ahead, you should be alright.

Also, definitely make sure to ask around for opinions on professors. In my department specifically I’ve noticed a lot that there’s either really fantastic professors or really terrible ones, and not really any inbetween. It can be frustrating, but I’m totally okay with having a couple bad professors if only because I’ve had so many amazing ones here as well. If you let me know what major you’re planning on heading into, or what things you’re considering if you’re exploratory, I can probably give you a bit of advice regarding that as well!

Anyway, I pretty much just love everything about being here. It really is home for me, and I know it’s that way for many other students on campus as well. I really hope it lives up to whatever your expectations are, and I’m more than willing to continue to be a resource for information, opinions, and advice whenever necessary (this goes for everyone reading this blog, especially other prospective and future students!)

Hope that helped!

— 2 years ago with 5 notes
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aisteoir asked: Hi, I'm a Junior in High School and I would love to go to Ithaca as an acting major. Your blog makes me want to go there so much more. Have any theatre friends who could give me tips on what the director will be looking for in acting auditions for the college? Thanks so much, Emily.


Answer:

I’ll talk to the people I know, but in the mean time, I’ll publish this, so anyone following me can give you answers as well :)

— 2 years ago with 2 notes