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THE ITHACAN

Get a heads up for the final paper of the 2013 Fall semester! It hits the stands on Thursday, December 12th.

Video: Eds Up!

By Deanna Romanoff December 9, 2013

Two-time Doorknob winner shuts out this year’s competition

By Megan Devlin, Assistant Accent Editor May 8, 2011
One crew. One semester. One goal: create a film worthy of first place for the Golden Doorknob Award.

Students explore diversity through dialogue

By Jesse Maeshiro, Contributing Writer May 3, 2011
At the center of a circle, a student stands alone, attempting to read a story to her peers. The surrounding group taunts and screams, doing everything it can to distract her. The simulation represents the struggle of living with ADHD. The purpose is to demonstrate diversity.

Lupe Fiasco’s raps rock

By Jared Dionne, Staff Writer April 19, 2011
After a tumultuous two years that saw the release of his album “L.A.S.E.R.S.” pushed several times, rapper Lupe Fiasco is due for some happier times. Following some disputes with his record label Atlantic, the Chicago native finally set forth his latest musical effort last month. His current tour in support of “L.A.S.E.R.S.” saw him take…

Former sports editor films documentary on New Orleans’ brass bands

By Alexandra Palombo, Senior Writer April 18, 2011
As a sports writer for local alternative-weekly Gambit, Alex de los Rios ’07 got to follow the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Hornets to different stadiums and arenas. Today, he follows something completely different: contemporary brass bands at the heart of the Big Easy. Senior Writer Alexandra Palombo spoke with de los Rios…

Production unshackles audience from play’s difficult material

By Casey Musarra, Managing Editor April 7, 2011
Living in the 21st century, it’s hard to imagine a time without technology. But Ithaca College Theatre’s most recent production, “Coram Boy,” which is set in the middle of the 1700s, flashes back in time to a place without cell phones, computers, televisions or even cars.

Kushner gives input on modern impacts

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer April 5, 2011
Sitting in two comfy chairs on the stage of Hoerner Theatre, the event moderator looked into the nearly full house and introduced the man next to her as “one of the last public intellectuals left standing in America.”

Pizza entrepreneur to give business advice

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer March 29, 2011
Pizza enthusiast Scott Wiener, owner of Scott's Pizza Tours, is a graduate of Syracuse University and longtime resident of New Jersey. He followed his heart and stomach to leave the world of municipal event planning to start Scott's Pizza Tours in New York City. TripAdvisor ranks these walking and bus tours of the best pizza…

Reduced Shakespeare Company abridges sports history

By Matthew Biddle, Senior WRiter March 22, 2011
Reed Martin and the Reduced Shakespeare Company return to Ithaca on Saturday to perform their new show, “The Complete World of Sports (Abridged)” which Martin co-wrote with Austin Tichenor. The show attempts to condense every sport played throughout world history into a two-hour comedy performance. Senior Writer Matthew Biddle spoke with Martin about his theater…

Alumna stars in Kitchen Theatre production

By Lucy Walker, Contributing Writer March 10, 2011
Ronica V. Reddick '03 returns to Ithaca this month to play Barbara in “boom” at the Kitchen Theatre Company. A native of Syracuse and graduate of Ithaca College's acting program, she performed in shows at the college including “November Girls,” “The Colored Museum” and “Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet).” Since graduation, her credits include several…

Dual talents combine to deliver fluid operatic performance

By Matthew R. Reis, Staff Writer March 1, 2011
Opera had only been around for 10 years when Claudio Monteverdi debuted “L’Orfeo” to an Italian audience in 1607. As one of the earliest opera’s still performed today, Ithaca College’s goal was to make this centuries old classic appeal to a modern audience. With the combined talents of theater and music students, the college gave…

Fashion show rocks runway

By Cady Lang, Staff Writer March 1, 2011
Thirty minutes before the first HiFashion Studios fashion show, “Strangers Into the Night” began, the lobby in front of Emerson Suites was swamped with nearly 400 eager students ready to view collections from designers and students alike. Despite being a Monday night, the line to enter Emerson Suites extended to the Phillips Hall staircases, made…
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