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Two-time Doorknob winner shuts out this year’s competition

By | May 9, 2011

One crew. One semester. One goal: create a film worthy of first place for the Golden Doorknob Award.

Freshman takes big step as leading little woman

By | Apr 20, 2011

In between upbeat dance routines and dramatic heart-wrenching ballads, the timeless tale of four little women’s journeys into womanhood receives a musical makeover that amplifies their struggles along the way.

Art offers healing for sexual violence

By | Apr 13, 2011

As warm batter bubbles in waffle-makers behind the counter top, the sweet aroma lifts into the air and permeates the upper level of the café, teasing mid-afternoon diners seated at tables where the artwork of sexual abuse survivors hangs above their heads.

Writer inspired by the ordinary

By | Apr 6, 2011

As part of Ithaca College’s Distinguished Visiting Writers’ Series, the department of writing is bringing National Book Award Finalist Sarah Shun-lien Bynum to campus. She has written two novels, “Madeleine is Sleeping” and “Ms. Hempel Chronicles,” and is a writing professor at the University of California San Diego.

Play tells tragic British history of child laborers

By | Mar 23, 2011

Ever wonder what today’s international corporations have in common with 18th-century English working conditions? Ithaca College’s production of “Coram Boy” unveils the answer by drawing connections between a socially unjust past and present day labor practices.

Helen Thomas makes anti-Israeli remarks again

By | Mar 23, 2011

During spring break, former White House correspondent Helen Thomas was honored as a keynote speaker at the College Media Adviser’s annual Media Convention in New York City. While she began discussing her defining role as the first female federal reporter and reveling in her glory days with former presidents, the discussion made a sharp turn…

Freshman gives all in first live show

By | Feb 23, 2011

Pulsing up and down on the cold tile, a pair of gray Nike sneakers gently thump to an internalized beat. Watching show goers trickle in the doorway, the underground rapper hangs by the stage wings and prepares for his premiere. Small clusters of young people shuffle across the empty dance floor while an older crowd…

Will the real ‘Slim’ please stand up?

By | Feb 16, 2011

Bright purple Phoenix Suns snapback cap? Check. White Ralph Lauren zip-up jacket? Check. Crisp pair of jeans? Check. Fresh Nike kicks? Check. Freshman Brendan “Slim” Wilkins puts the finishing touches on his outfit for his first ever live performance.

Abstracts bring focus to organic vision

By | Feb 2, 2011

Tucked behind the string of local shops in the Triphammer Mall hides one of the Ithaca Bakery cafés. Here, a collection of organic photographs hangs above diners sipping freshly brewed, fair-trade coffees in the booths and tables along the shop’s walls. The purity of the pictures complements the already natural atmosphere of the local bakery…

Brilliant vocals enrich strong acting

By | Jan 27, 2011

From uplifting beginning to powerful end, a nonstop wave of vibratos tunefully tells of an unusual love triangle in a contemporary fashion. Sung in its entirety, the 85-minute operatic performance of “Bed & Sofa” brings to stage a story once considered socially ahead of its time but is now brewing laughter and compassion for its…

Light in Winter Festival wraps up weekend of events

By | Jan 24, 2011

This Thursday marked the beginning of the eighth annual Light in Winter Festival of Arts & Sciences, where members of the Ithaca community gathered to celebrate the creativity of scientific discovery and artistic expression.

Cast’s performance puts play in gear

By | Dec 8, 2010

With lights descending upon the doo-wopping trio whose harmonic tones resound, and an electric ray of pinks and greens that beams around center stage alluring viewers, the mesmerizing opening scene of “How I Learned to Drive” braces the audience before the heavy performance unfolds.