July 30, 2014
Ithaca, NY 54°F | Mist

Evin Billington

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Writing professor publishes collection of poems

Jerry Mirskin, associate professor of writing, recently released “Crepuscular Non Driveway,” his third collection of poetry.

Shaving lives: students go bald to fight cancer

Goin’ Bald for Bucks is a New York–based cancer fundraising group brought to the college by freshman Bryn Mugnolo. On April 19, 10 students cut their hair, with seven of those shaving their heads entirely and four women donating their strands to Locks for Love, which will turn the hair into wigs for cancer patients.

Rapping it up: Freshman rapper relays personal narratives through music

Freshman rapper San Williams performed at the South by Southwest music festival. Williams’ music deviates from many usual staples of hip-hop.

Santa sues sleigh in student-written production

After winning the David Ames Film Award, sophomore Mitchell Ward is turning his script, “Rudolph vs. Reese,” into a film.

Going Greek: Unaffiliated Greek organizations gain popularity at the college

Despite Ithaca College’s no-Greek policy, some students are involved in fraternities and sororities that are unaffiliated with the college.

Artist blends found objects with traditional painting

Boston- and Brooklyn-based artist Patte Loper’s work is featured in the Handwerker Gallery until March 7 in an exhibit titled “Your Margins, Your Rivers, Your Diminutive Villages.” She will give a talk at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Handwerker Gallery.

Fashion statements: Well-dressed professors share style tips

The college’s best dressed professors give some insight into their daily fashion.

Review: Once golden rapper loses shine in hazy debut release

Empowered rapper Angel Haze’s newest release is boring and melodramatic.

Music professor awarded composition commission

Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann, assistant professor of music theory, history and composition, was recently awarded a commission from Harvard University’s Fromm Music Foundation to compose an original work for piano and electronic music. Accent Editor Evin Billington sat down with Grossmann to discuss his award, influences and composing experience.

Intern life parodied in student sketch comedy

“Internal Struggle,” a sketch comedy about interning which was written and directed by senior Talia Koren, will premiere Dec. 5.

Meet your match: Students respond to increased use of online-dating applications

Tinder, Grindr and countless other online-dating apps are becoming more popular among college students.

Review: Indie band coasts on love songs

California indie-band Best Coast has returned with a dreamy E.P.