Ithaca, N.Y. — Jessica Corbett covers New York state news for The Ithaca Voice. Follow her on Twitter: @corbett_jessica

Background: Jessica was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, but is currently studying journalism and international politics at Ithaca College. She has written for and held editorial positions at Buzzsaw Magazine and The Ithacan. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago-based magazine In These Times and Peace News, a newspaper in London. 

Favorite Ithaca meal: Her favorite meal changes on a weekly—sometimes daily—basis, but usually involves a sandwich from Collegetown Bagels and iced coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts. Her fallback favorite meal is Pad Thai from Taste of Thai, which is located on the Commons.

Favorite way to spend Friday night in Ithaca: A yoga class at Mighty Yoga on State Street or a show across the street, at State Theatre of Ithaca.

Fun fact: Jessica is a health nut with a love of sugary coffee drinks and German chocolate cake.