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Video: Hidden Talents of Ithaca — Meghan Kissinger, humor writer

By Deanna Romanoff April 4, 2013
Senior Meghan Kissinger hopes to turn her talent for humor writing into a future career. She talks about her blog, how she stays funny, and how it all began in this all new Hidden Talents of Ithaca.

Review: Electro-pop band releases energetic album

By Taylor Rescignano, Contributing Writer April 3, 2013
Electronic band Depeche Mode expands its sound with alternate styles in new album, "Delta Machine."

Review: The Strokes mix old sounds and new styles

By Jared Dionne, Senior Writer April 3, 2013
American rock band The Strokes integrate synthetic style with traditional garage-rock sound in new album, "Comedown Machine."

Review: Combat choreography stands out in action flick

By Brian Porreca, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
Clever script and star-studded cast excel in suspense movie "Olympus Has Fallen."
From left, Stephen Yale-Loehr, Jay Leeming, Gail Holst-Warhaft and Bill Jaker record WSKG’s Off the Page at Buffalo Street Books at Spring Writes 2012. This year’s Spring Writes festival will begin May 3.

Spring Writes festival to celebrate fourth anniversary

By Evin Billington, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
The fourth annual Spring Writes festival will feature 30 writing events and activities and will begin May 3.
Freshman pitcher Brooke Powers pitches the ball during practice March 3 in the A&E Center. Powers leads the team with 10 runs batted in this year.

Strong freshman class adds dimension to softball squad

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
Before the Bombers’ game against Husson College earlier this season, Head Coach Deb Pallozzi had a difficult decision to make. With a bevy of talented pitchers at her disposal, Pallozzi sent out freshman pitcher Allison Macari to the pitching circle. In her third game of her college career, she threw a complete game surrendering only…
Senior captain Kyle Riether hits a ball during a practice on Monday in the Athletics and Events Center. Riether is coming back after an injury to his labrum that he suffered last year during the Empire 8 Championships.

Injured captain sets sights on late season comeback

By Matt Constas, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
Senior year is the last time for most college athletes to achieve the goals they set for themselves as freshmen. Senior tennis captain Kyle Riether was almost denied that opportunity after an injury, but he is working to get on the court for the first time this year and achieve his goal of winning an…

Between the Lines: Keep an eye on the American League East

By Nathan Bickell, Columnist April 3, 2013
We are in the first week of what could be one of the most exciting and unpredictable baseball seasons in recent memory, and no division better exemplifies this than the one most likely to have its hats and jerseys displayed around campus: the American League East. From 1998 to 2007 the AL East was the…
Junior shortstop Tim Locastro throws out a runner during a 13-inning game against SUNY-Oswego on March 29. Locastro is the second player in as many years to be drafted by a Major League Baseball organization.

Weather preventing baseball team from field time

By Kristen Gowdy, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
When the baseball team landed in California for its annual spring break trip, it was at a severe disadvantage. Because of Ithaca’s unpredictable weather conditions, the Bombers had yet to step on a grass field this season. Before March 25, the Blue and Gold had not practiced on Freeman Field. Instead, they had relied on…
Shannon Brock gives a wine tasting tour at the Silver Thread Vineyard on Saturday.

Farm-to-Table tours take guests to local farm and winery

By Steven Pirani, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
Guests who go on Experience! The Finger Lakes' Farm-to-Table Wine and Cooking Class Tour will be able to taste food directly from Finger Lakes farmland.
Senior coxswain Rachel Jordan coxes the second men’s varsity boat during the Cayuga Duals on Saturday in the Cayuga Inlet. The second varsity boat finished with a time of 6:34 in its first race and 7:17 in its second race.

Female coxswains diversify men’s team’s boats

By Karly Redpath, Staff Writer April 3, 2013
The sun is at its highest point in the sky and the water on the Cayuga Inlet is still as the Bombers’ crew team readies itself for its first home race of the season. Senior coxswain Rachel Jordan calls her eight rowers into their boat for the race, getting them in place for a matchup…

Video: The Making of Ice Wine

By Kelly Wakelee March 28, 2013
Managers and makers of ice wine share the secrets of their vineyard, and talk about preparing for the busiest wine season: graduation.
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