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Restaurants offer dinner and a movie

By | Feb 5, 2010

For students looking for a night out that won’t break the bank, Madeline’s and Blue Stone are offering a money-saving option. Both restaurants are providing a dinner-and-movie special with Cinemapolis. The offer began last month, giving customers free tickets to Cinemapolis when they order certain menu items for dinner. Doug Gruen, chef and owner of…

Mixing spaces with races

By | Oct 23, 2009

When sophomore Amber Hammonds, who is African-American, moved into her freshman dorm last year, she was greeted by her Caucasian roommate. While living together, Hammonds realized their differences were as clear as black and white. “I think I was the third black person she had met in her life,” Hammonds said. “She might say it…

Mountain Goats rock the college

By | Sep 24, 2009

A large crowd sat cross-legged on the floor of Emerson Suites Friday — chatting with lights dimmed above. The room was in a wash of blue as music played gently in the background. The atmosphere was one of excited calmness as the crowd waited for The Mountain Goats to perform. As opening act Emily Arin…

Joining in symphony

By | Apr 3, 2009

After only six rehearsals the newly formed Ithaca College Sinfonietta already has chemistry. At its practice on March 17, the sections came together to manifest the provocative piece, “Overture to Coriolan” by Beethoven in a way that presented the vengeful mood of the Shakespeare play “Coriolanus.” The piece is one of four in the group’s…

‘Paper Towns’ rejuvenates young adult novels for all

By | Nov 14, 2008

The young-adult genre has been riddled with uninspiring novels that lack any kind of creativity or originality. Shuffling through the mundane “Gossip Girl” spin-offs and “Twilight” rip-offs has made finding a substantive novel as easy as finding a needle in a haystack. John Green is one of the few young-adult authors who has the ability…

Wizard of Rock

By | Oct 9, 2008

A petite brunette stands onstage in front of a cloak-and-wand-clad audience. The air is filled with expectation, and the ambience can only be described as magical. With poise and confidence, she belts out the lyrics to the powerful and dramatic ballad, “Alone,” that she wrote for this moment. The singer is Ithaca College sophomore Lena…