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Review: Veteran story finds home at Kitchen

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer September 11, 2013
The Kitchen Theatre's production of "Heroes" entertains with great set-design and costuming.
Senior Matt Prigge stars as Dr. Thomas Stockmann during a dress rehearsal for a production of “An Enemy of the People” in the Hoerner Theatre. “An Enemy of the People” will run until April 28.

Theater department concludes mainstage season with “An Enemy of the People”

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer April 23, 2013
"An Enemy of the People" surrounds a physician who tries to expose the truth about his town's new medicinal spring.
From left, Julianna Almeida holds her 10-month-old son, Zach Jemetz; Tien Ngo sits with her 2-year-old daughter, Quyah Matsudaira; and instructor Angie Beeler teaches her class.

Ithaca Freeskool offers alternative form of learning

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer March 7, 2013
Ithaca citizens have the opportunity to teach other Ithaca citizens a number of topics through the Ithaca Freeskool's program.
Review: Talented cast succeeds with Shakespearean tragic comedy

Review: Talented cast succeeds with Shakespearean tragic comedy

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer February 27, 2013
Ithaca Shakespeare Company delivers a strong and entertaining production of William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice."
From left, freshman Jelani Pitcher and senior Kate Cough perform in “Dream Acts: A Play About Undocumented DREAM-Eligible Youth” Oct. 29 in Clark Theatre in the Dillingham Center. The show surrounds five immigrant youth trying to avoid deportation.

Theater department produces staged reading of ‘Dream Acts’

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer January 29, 2013
"Dream Acts" is about five undocumented teenagers who live in New York City under the radar.
Brian Dykstra, HBO def poet and award-winning playwright, performs in his solo show “Brian Dykstra Selling Out” at the Kitchen Theatre. The show is written by Dykstra and explores the American condition.

Review: One-man comedy gives exciting show in ‘Brian Dykstra Selling Out’

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer December 5, 2012
Written and performed solely by Brian Dykstra, this play is less of a traditional theater piece and more of an extended rant on anything and everything pertinent to money and modern life.
From left, seniors Greg Burns, Emily Nowels and Anika Steppe read and discuss entries for The Mirror magazine, a new campus health publication, at their meeting in Williams on Tuesday evening.

Active Minds launches new magazine

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer November 29, 2012
Active Minds, a student organization at Ithaca College dedicated to raising awareness about mental health, will publish The Mirror magazine to reduce mental health stigma.
Alba Betancourt-Trompa shows merchandise from Colombia to Ithaca College junior Becky Kabel at the First Peoples Festival Saturday at Dewitt Park.

First Peoples’ Festival celebrates native cultures of NY

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer October 1, 2012
The third annual First Peoples’ Festival brought the cultures of native peoples from across New York to Ithaca's Dewitt Park on Sept. 29.
Members of Ithaca Colleges Habitat for Humanity listen to speakers discuss their experiences with homelessness on the Academic Quad Thursday night as part of the annual Sleepout for Homelessness, an event designed to inform students about the problem of homelessness in our society.

Habitat sleepout gives students homeless experience

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer September 30, 2012
About 20 students participated in the IC Habitat for Humanity annual Sleepout for Homelessness on Saturday, helping them better understand issues surrounding homelessness.

Review: ‘The Trip to Bountiful’ takes audiences on a journey

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer September 10, 2012
An elderly woman takes an adventure back to her small hometown of Bountiful while struggling with a heart condition.

Hydrilla treatments prove effective for Cayuga Inlet

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer September 6, 2012
Hydrilla, an invasive aquatic plan species, continues to plague the Cayuga Inlet. Continued herbicide treatments have been effective, and new laws may improve water health.

Review: ‘Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune’ creates an intimate setting in the Kitchen Theatre

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer September 2, 2012
Two middle-aged adults explore their wants and desires by spending a few hours in a cluttered apartment with each other talking about love and sex among other things.
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