February 1, 2023
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It takes a village

By | Mar 7, 2008

The images flicker in Baruch Whitehead’s glasses, and the rhythm pulses in his ears. Onstage in front of him, 18 bare feet flail and swirl. They pound in perfect time to a hollow drumming, a rattlesnake clatter and the pop-buzz of an African xylophone. These feet and legs and the dancers each belongs to —…

Monastery to reflect eastern culture and design

By | Oct 11, 2007

From the bottom of Tibet Drive in Ithaca, traditional Tibetan prayer flags are visible. A multicolored gate reminiscent of a Tibetan temple stands at the entrance, and beyond this, a long, gravel driveway winds up to a construction site. Here, farm soil and hay strands characteristic of the upstate New York land creep from beneath…

Two abroad options canceled

By | Sep 28, 2007

Ithaca College’s affiliation with the School for International Training abroad program is still suspended, though the Office of International Programs is approving trips on a case-by-case basis. SIT is a worldwide higher education institution that offers field-based study abroad programs in 52 countries. The college temporarily discontinued its partnership with the program March 15 after…

Limiting options

By | Dec 15, 2006

Ithaca College faculty and staff have organized two petitions protesting what they regard as diminishment in the quality of health care under the college’s new plan for 2007. Both petitions will be presented to President Peggy R. Williams by the end of next week. The college decided to change health insurance carriers last year when…