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From left, sophomore Marlena Bailey and senior Alonso Gonzalez Raynaud discuss food during the Tertulias conversation group meeting. The group aims to help students practice speaking Spanish.

Students learn new languages in conversation groups

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer February 22, 2023
The Italian and Spanish conversation groups on campus, known as Chiacchiere and Tertulias respectively consist of weekly informal sessions for students to practice their conversation skills.
Senior Monica Ramich plays the maid, Laetitia, in “The Old Maid and the Thief.”  Italian-American composer Gian Carlo Menotti wrote the show in 1939 for radio.

IC Theatre Arts performs two one-act operas

By Olivia Riggio, Life & Culture Editor February 28, 2019

A wealthy woman and her maid take in a handsome beggar and go to absurd and hilarious lengths to compete for his love. A fraudulent medium abuses her mute foster son and eventually slips into insanity...

 Silvia Spencer leans in close to Tom Seyler as a soft jazzy tune plays. Maxine Hansford/The Ithacan

Intergenerational prom honors elderly community in Ithaca

By Connor Duffy, Assistant Multimedia Editor April 9, 2017
The theme of the prom was An Evening At Gatsby's, featuring jazz tunes from the '20s. The event featured Italian food and jazz tunes from the '20s.
It is not decided where the African Diaspora learning community will be housed on campus, but other learning communities exist in the Terrace dorms, pictured above.

Dual language learning community to return to Ithaca College

By Kyle Arnold and Natasha Curran March 9, 2016
“You can study through books, but by personal experiences, you get to master it,” he said. “The books won’t show you the language of the street. You need to go out and, for example, learn slang. These communities would help with the oral component.”
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