June 22, 2021
Ithaca, NY | 58°F

Students breathe life into tragedies

Intense masks and exaggerated gestures helped bring classical Greek characters like Creon from “Antigone” and Clytemnestra from “Electra” back to life last Wednesday in the Clark Theatre, as a group of acting students diverged from contemporary techniques to perform “Great Speeches from Great Plays.” The 10-student class of juniors and seniors spent the first block…

Exhibit celebrates college’s relationship with city

When Ithaca College opened as The Ithaca Conservatory of Music in 1892, the school didn’t stand on the South Hill — it was part of the downtown community. In fact, it would never have made it to its current home without Ithaca’s creation of the Friends of Ithaca College in 1958, according to Elayne Nicholas,…