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Southside center seeks neighborhood revival

By | May 6, 2010

In those days Leslie “Floyd” Carrington first stepped into the Southside Community Center in 1958. He was 8 years old, and the candy store in the secretary’s office was his favorite place to be. He would be there when it opened and when it closed.

Faculty council chairperson to step down

By | Nov 15, 2007

After three years as faculty council chair, Gossa Tsegaye, assistant professor of television-radio at Ithaca College, announced Tuesday he will not run for the chairperson position next year. “This has been nothing short of a great experience,” Tsegaye said. “But, I think three years are plenty. It is very important for new, fresh ideas [and]…

Crime rate worries citizens

By | Sep 28, 2007

When Margherita Fabrizio pulled up onto a street that led to her house Aug. 28, she noticed an unidentifiable person take off on a bike from a hedge on her property. Fabrizio entered the house to find it had been burglarized. She contacted the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) and was told two other burglaries had…

Finding her voice

By | May 3, 2007

It wasn’t until senior Kalia Armbruster’s mother confessed to reading her 16-year-old daughter’s diary that the 22-year-old from Laredo, Texas considered making writing a career. “[My mom and I] got into a little fight about it,” she said. “It was accidental on her part, but she then told me that she thought what she read…

Symposium to showcase student research projects

By | Mar 30, 2007

Ithaca College will present the 10th annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium on Tuesday, an event that showcases the research of 200 students from the college’s six schools. David Garcia, associate provost, said the symposium, which takes place throughout the day in the Campus Center and Emerson Suites, is an opportunity for students to share…

British journalist Robert Fisk to speak about conflicts in the Middle East

By | Mar 1, 2007

Robert Fisk, the Middle East correspondent for the British newspaper The Independent and this year’s Park Distinguished Visitor, will speak tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites. Fisk is the recipient of six Foreign Correspondent of the Year and two Journalist of the Year awards, and is one of the only journalists to have interviewed…

Presentation raises awareness about eating disorders

By | Feb 22, 2007

Andrea Smeltzer’s laughter disrupted the silence of Textor Hall on Monday night, as her parents played a slideshow of her childhood. But Andrea, a Pitzer College student, was not among the nearly 50 Ithaca College students who gathered for the screening. In 1999, after 13 months of bulimic behavior, 19-year-old Smeltzer died in her sleep.…