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Sew Good: Dillingham designer creates community while dressing actors

By | Feb 22, 2012

To a stranger peeking through the window of Dillingham Room 020, the scattered piles of cloth, scissors and beads that lie on the tables within may signal chaos.


By | Feb 15, 2012

Sophomore Cöelis Mendoza peered out from under her fuchsia bangs with wide eyes at a buzzing crowd of 30 friends and peers, her caramel skin illuminated by the computer screen in front of her. The 19-year-old waddled out from behind the podium, her large, round belly leading the way.

L’Arrivée de Lumière

By | Feb 1, 2012

As a child growing up in Italy, Catherine Galasso spent hours at live rehearsals listening to her father’s music and taking in the aesthetics of European theater. This February, she will put on her own live performance, inspired by and showcasing her father’s music and two of film’s most prominent figures.

Monk flees Tibet to find peace

By | Jan 26, 2012

At 14 years old, Tenzin Choesang said what would be his last words to his parents for more than a decade and set foot on a three-month trek from Tibet to Nepal.

Lessons from the West Bank

By | Dec 15, 2011

As then-junior Sara Fitouri stood in front of a class of Palestinian girls, a sudden explosion shook the windows and made her ears rattle. The students continued their work. For them, it was normal.

Dancing on pointe

By | Dec 7, 2011

Every day for the past seven weeks, senior journalism major Isabel Braverman has arrived at Dillingham Center a half an hour before her three-hour rehearsal to wrap her toes, pull on her pointe shoes, stretch and warm up. But after she finally retires her leotard for the night, Braverman still dreams of working for Vanity…

The naked truth

By | Dec 1, 2011

A girl spirals around a golden pole upside down as she holds on with one hand. She brings herself to the ground and crawls toward a grinning middle-aged man. She stretches her leg onto the man’s shoulder, slaps her thigh and lifts her garter. The man places a single dollar in it with a smile.

On the other side

By | Nov 16, 2011

For her entire life, senior Cherrie Rhodes never knew anything but a diverse student population. She attended Seisen International School, an all-girls Catholic school located outside of Tokyo, for 14 years. Rhodes said she never had a problem with her mixed-race identity, half Japanese and half American, until she came to Ithaca College her freshman…

Globe trotters

By | Nov 10, 2011

A lifelong love of surfing culminating in a semester riding Southern Ocean waves; A native Londoner living with a Chinese family, having never spoken the language; A firsthand experience teaching English in Austria while learning the area’s history; A glance of recognition from a local walking down a colorful street in an Italian town.

Rhythmic roots

By | Nov 3, 2011

The lights were too bright for Victor Rosa to see all the people in the crowd, but he could hear them.

No day but today

By | Oct 27, 2011

Xavier Reyes doesn’t consider himself a particularly religious person. But on the day of his audition to the Ithaca College theater department in the spring of 2011, he appealed to a higher power. He needed strength that day.

A fiery feat

By | Oct 13, 2011

I’m too afraid to jump off even the smallest ledge of the gorges, so I never thought I would spend a Saturday night walking on a hot bed of coals, surrounded by chanting and drumming.