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Performing Arts for Social Change (PASC), a theatrical group at the college made up of students and Ithaca community members, hosted a workshop Sept. 5 in Studio 3 of Dillingham Center to teach acting techniques and exercises based on the Augusto Boal’s book.

Theatrical arts group at IC uses acting to target oppression

By Cecilia Morales, Senior Writer September 7, 2016
Performing Arts for Social Change (PASC), a theatrical group at the college made up of students and Ithaca community members, hosted a workshop Sept. 5 in Studio 3 of Dillingham Center to teach acting techniques and exercises based on the Brazilian writer Augusto Boal’s book, “Theatre of the Oppressed.”
Review: Spears signature sound cannot appeal to modern listeners

Review: Spears’ signature sound cannot appeal to modern listeners

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer August 30, 2016
Her signature 90s sound — the peppy synth beats, generic bass drops and basic lyrics — feels stale compared to her contemporaries, like Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé. Each song may have topped the charts in Spears’ heyday, but now the tracks feel forced and inauthentic. Her album may have been better received had she made more of an effort to stay current.
Review: Simons talent shines on thirteenth release

Review: Simon’s talent shines on thirteenth release

By Matthew Radulski, Staff Writer June 22, 2016
Simon proves he has not stopped being innovative. His latest effort, “Stranger to Stranger,” shows Simon just as inspired as ever. The album is a harmonic convergence of sound, and Simon makes the listener consider each word carefully.
Holi festival rings in spring with colorful celebration

Holi festival rings in spring with colorful celebration

By Casey Murphy, Staff Writer April 29, 2015
The South Asian Students Society at the college, with some assistance from IC International Club, sponsored the college’s first Holi festival April 25.
Ithaca College students and alumni pose with College Emmys for their documentaries.

Ithaca students and alumni awarded with College Emmys

By Mary Ford, Assistant Life & Culture Editor April 29, 2015
Two documentaries produced by students from the college were awarded with College Emmys at the College Television Awards on April 23.
People gather in Emerson Suites for ITHACON in 2013. ITHACON 40, part of the Pippi to Ripley festival, will take place May 1–2.

Pippi to Ripley Festival to celebrate nerd culture

By Christie Citranglo, Proofreader April 29, 2015
The third biennial Pippi to Ripley festival will merge science fiction, fantasy, popular culture and feminism, encompassing many facets of nerd culture.
Ithaca College students and members of the Ithaca community came together to write and produce “Trust,” a play about police-community interactions, to be performed at 4 p.m. May 9 in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center.

Controversial police interactions explored in new play

By Ashley Wolf, Staff Writer April 29, 2015
Ithaca College students and faculty have come together with citizens from the city of Ithaca to take controversial discussions about police-community interactions and convert them into a play.
Q&A: Professor explores emotions of race relations in new book

Q&A: Professor explores emotions of race relations in new book

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer April 29, 2015
Staff Writer Kalia Kornegay spoke with Ioanide about her writing process, how emotions play a role in racism and what changes need to happen in order to create a more equal world.
Art Department establishes permanent display space downtown

Art Department establishes permanent display space downtown

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer April 27, 2015
The Creative Space Gallery was made possible by a gift from an alum who specifically wanted the money to go towards a permanent gallery for the art department.
Senior Sean Pollock stands with the many props that have been used by the Macabre Theatre Ensemble over the last four years.

Senior Sean Pollock brings obscure theater to Ithaca College

By Angela Poffenbaugh, Contributing Writer April 15, 2015
As the founder of the Macabre Theatre Ensemble, Senior Sean Pollock has blood, gore and more onto the Ithaca College theater scene.
Susan Weisend, chair of the art department, helped to create the graphic design minor.

Graphic design minor expands artistic opportunity

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer April 15, 2015
Approved March 27, graphic design will be offered as a minor to all students at the college.
Associate professor Annette Levine leads a rehearsal of Ithaca Colleges Teatro class April 9 at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center.

Ithaca College students take stage to celebrate Teatro Campesino

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer April 15, 2015
Students in Ithaca College's Teatro class take the stage for a series of short, socially-relevant plays.
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