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Level up

By | May 3, 2007

On the fretboard of a virtual guitar, notes flashed on a projector in front of sophomore Pat Hulse. As they slowed down, Hulse turned his back on the video game, “Guitar Hero II,” playing a short interlude of the Allman Brothers Band’s “Jessica” from memory. Meanwhile, 20 other Ithaca College students sat locked in an…

The art of aging

By | Apr 26, 2007

Growing up with two brothers, senior Joanna Meinhart didn’t play much with dolls like Barbies. Instead, she built treehouses and played soccer. “My grandma, I’ll never forget it … she [said], you know Joanna, I’m so proud that the most athletic person in the family is a woman,” Meinhart said. “She was talking about me.”…

Student DJs plan to lose sleep for charity

By | Mar 30, 2007

Sophomore Josh Giordano, aka DJ Jon Ryan, and senior Andrew Steeley, aka DJ Chase Andrews and VIC station manager, will host VIC Radio’s 21st annual 50-Hour Marathon from 4 p.m. tomorrow to 6 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds will benefit the Ithaca Free Clinic. Accent Editor Josh Mellman spoke with the DJs about the marathon’s perks, the…

Amnesty members protest military training school

By | Dec 8, 2006

Clutching white crosses in memory of hundreds of thousands of murdered Latin Americans, junior Jackee Berberabe and senior Ezekiel Wright stood among 22,000 protesters Nov. 19, in Fort Benning, Ga. The vigil was part of the ninth annual protest of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), formerly known as the School of the…

Under pressure

By | Dec 1, 2006

During hour-long blocks between classes, sophomore Rob Yaple goes back to his room in the Terraces to relax. He takes out his coffee maker, all ready with hot water, and walks over to his collection of tea. To de-stress from homework for 11 classes, podcasts for the Student Government Association and resident assistant duty, Yaple…