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In Rorschach, a video game created by IC Game Developers Club, the player acts as a patient of mad psychiatrist Dr. Rory Schach. The graphics of the game are in a 16-bit style.

Students produce psychological video game

By Tylor Colby, Staff Writer April 23, 2014
The Ithaca College Game Developers Club created "Rorschach," a video game in which the player is a patient of the mad Dr. Rory Schach.
Senior Lauren Connelly’s piece “Hidden Voices” sits on display in the Handwerker Gallery.

An artful goodbye: Senior students’ art exhibited in Handwerker Gallery

By Marianna Dunbrook, Design Editor April 16, 2014
Senior students' artwork was selected to exhibit as part of the senior art show "Letters to Our Future Selves" April 17 to May 18 in the Handwerker Gallery.
Cass Spencer, award-winning art and creative director, presented his lecture, “Data Visualization: A conversation about designs, magazines, and journalism in the era of big data,” April 15 to students and faculty in the Park Auditorium.

Renowned art director speaks on data design

By Steven Pirani, Assistant Accent Editor April 16, 2014
Cass Spencer, an award-winning creative and art director, visited the college and gave a lecture on taking advantage of data visualization. Assistant Accent Editor Steven Pirani spoke with Spencer about his career and design philosophy.
A crowd gathers to watch a film screening at the Rochester Fringe Festival last year. Fringe festivals often feature chaotic and unconventional acts. Ithaca will hold its first fringe festival April 24–27 in downtown Ithaca.

Unorthodox theater festival premieres in Ithaca

By Nina Varilla, Staff Writer April 16, 2014
On April 24–27, Ithaca will host its first fringe festival, featuring five different acts. Fringe festivals usually deliver unconventional performances.
Members of IC Greens rehearse their upcoming production of The Laramie Project and its companion piece. The Laramie Project will premiere April 24 in Textor Hall, room 103.

Political club tackles social issues in production

By Alyssa Gilliam, Staff Writer April 16, 2014
IC Greens, Ithaca College's Green Party, is producing a production of "The Laramie Project" and "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later," the story of a gay college student named Matthew Shepard who was tied to a fence and beaten to death because of his sexuality on April 24–27.
Kristiina Korpus ’13 speaks April 5 at Ithacon, a comic book convention in Ithaca that was hosted at Ithaca College this year. Korpus spoke about the history of women in comic books and their controversial depictions.

Ithacon speaker discusses female comic tropes

By Tylor Colby, Staff Writer April 9, 2014
Kristiina Korpus '13 gave a talk on April 5 at Ithacon discussing sexism in Japanese anime. Staff Writer Tylor Colby sat down with Korpus to further discuss her thoughts regarding female representation in comic books.
Learn more about the band behind freshman rapper San Williams.

Rapping it up: Freshman rapper relays personal narratives through music

By Evin Billington, Accent Editor April 9, 2014
Freshman rapper San Williams performed at the South by Southwest music festival. Williams' music deviates from many usual staples of hip-hop.
Shape up: Students share their weight-loss journeys

Shape up: Students share their weight-loss journeys

By Faith Maciolek, Staff Writer April 2, 2014
Students reveal how they beat the freshman 15 and got healthy during college.
From left, freshmen Kalyn Altmeyer and Jordan Dunn-Pilz rehearse for Gaybraham Lincoln on Nov. 17. Senior Jared Corwin wrote the play, with original music by senior Jake Minter.

Presidential scandal: Student-written musical plays off history by putting a twist on the life of Lincoln

By Nina Varilla, Staff Writer November 21, 2013
Seniors Jared Corwin, Ella Carr and Jake Minter produced an original musical, "Gaybraham Lincoln," which surrounds Abraham Lincoln's secret affair with John Wilkes Booth.
The Ithaca College Step Team performs Nov. 17 in Emerson Suites. The team performed as a special guest in IC Unbound and On the Floor’s showcase. The dance group was reestablished last spring after disbanding in 2009.

Revived student dance team steps into the spotlight

By Sarah Hassett, Contributing Writer November 21, 2013
The Ithaca College Step Team has been reestablished after disbanding in 2009.
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