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Spiritual communities grow on campus

By | Mar 8, 2012

Junior Christopher Accardo, president of the IC Buddhist Community, leans back in his chair in the administrative office of Muller Chapel. He pushes a calendar toward the end of the desk.

Remake shines with 3-D magic

By | Jan 26, 2012

More than 20 years after the original film’s premiere, “Beauty and the Beast 3-D” features enticing elements for a new, younger audience and pleasantly entertains its original viewers. The 3-D work has been added to about one-third of the film’s total run time and only to parts that benefit from the animation  — scenes that…

‘Undun’: Hip-hop group retains roots

By | Dec 14, 2011

With 13 albums released over the past 18 years, The Roots have a strong musical reputation to live up to.

Professor tunes into musical design

By | Dec 7, 2011

Doug Turnbull, assistant professor of computer science, combined his love of technology with his passion for music to prove that, with the right tools, an album can indeed be judged by its cover.

‘Breaking Dawn’ falls short of hype

By | Nov 30, 2011

While it may please fans of the book series, the film “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” fails to adequately distinguish itself from the novel.

Commentary: Obama needs bolder self-image to make viable change

By | Nov 16, 2011

While Barack Obama won by a majority in both the electoral and the popular vote in 2008, many have speculated his re-election campaign will lack the same strong support base this time around.

Professor captures adventures in book

By | Nov 10, 2011

Nicholas Muellner, associate professor of cinema, photography and media arts, recently published “The Amnesia Pavilions,” a visual account of his journeys to Eastern Siberia. The book is an autobiographical narrative that details Muellner’s personal growth and friendships with people from around the world during the 17 years he spent traveling.

‘Evanescence’: Goth band keeps style

By | Nov 2, 2011

After a five-year break from recording, Evanescence returns with a well-structured collection that stays true to the band’s original goth sound.

Super comic store powers up

By | Nov 2, 2011

Batman lives in Gotham, Buffy Summers in Sunnydale and Clark Kent in Metropolis. But one store in downtown Ithaca has provided a home for all of these characters for the past three decades.

Rimes’ country throwback album falls short of expectations

By | Oct 12, 2011

In her much anticipated return after a four-year break from the stage and a publicized tumultuous restructuring of her personal life, LeAnn Rimes’ new album, “Lady and Gentlemen,” is a throwback to Rimes’ earlier discography but with only a mediocre outcome.

Dance club swings into action

By | Oct 12, 2011

In one corner of the Fitness Center at Ithaca College, a girl is lifted high into the air. In another, a student falls, caught only inches from the floor. In the center of the room, a boy scuttles across the floor, supported by a partner.

Silent no longer

By | Sep 28, 2011

Before Ithaca earned its reputation as a college town, it was a city where the early American film industry thrived. Where children now play on a swing set in Stewart Park, 95 years ago a more common scene would have been a film crew capturing death-defying stunts. Where a couple now picnics on the lawn…