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Acceptance stressed in first-year experience speech

By | Sep 14, 2011

Through a series of interactive and introspective exercises, Maura Cullen, this year’s featured First-Year Experience speaker, explored the various stereotypes of race, gender, socioeconomic class and sexual orientation, and the effects they have on our society. Cullen opened her speech by stressing the importance of respecting each other’s differences. “My hope is that [students] realize…

Professor on board with psychological association

By | Sep 9, 2011

Barney Beins, associate professor of psychology at Ithaca College, was recently elected to the American Psychological Association’s Council of Representatives, the organization’s legislative body with authority to set policy and handle revenue.

Flooding delays college opening

By | Sep 8, 2011

Ithaca College delayed opening until noon today due to of severe flooding in Tompkins County.

Commencement inspires graduates to tackle new responsibility

By | May 23, 2011

Dressed in flowing gowns and brimming with excitement, the Ithaca College class of 2011 gathered in Butterfield Stadium for the 116th commencement ceremony today. The 1,413 undergraduates, 48 graduate students and more than 2,000 supporters took part in the ceremony and heard advice for making a difference in an uncertain future.

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

By | May 9, 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 | May 4, 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 | Apr 20, 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 | Apr 19, 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 | Apr 8, 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 | Apr 6, 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 | Mar 30, 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 | Mar 23, 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…