IC’s Dumbledore’s Army is a club that sophomores Christine McKinnie and Amy Jacobson created in mid-September.
The band’s newest album, “Integrity Blues,” leans away from its emo-rock roots and distinguishes itself with a couple more experimental tunes.
Today about 11% of Ithaca College students are smokers. But recently, Ithaca College organizations have been pushing for a smoke-free campus.
The Distinguished Visiting Writer Workshop is a one-credit course at the college that allows students to attend readings by three distinguished authors: one poet, one nonfiction writer, which will be Kiese Laymon and one fiction writer, which will be Dana Spiotta. Students also get the opportunity to study under and conference individually with one writer in the area of their choosing. For example, students interested in poetry will submit poem samples and conference with Limón. Each author also teaches two 90-minute classes throughout the semester that all students attend regardless of their concentration. Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including “Bright Dead Things,” which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year, according to The New York Times. Her work explores issues of identity, relationships and language from both personal and worldly perspectives.
Jerome is featured in the upcoming movie “Moonlight,” a drama that follows an African-American man named Chiron as he passes through three important phases of his life, comes of age and discovers his sexuality. Jerome plays Kevin, a friend of Chiron, as a teenager.
Tyson, a vocal performance major, is no stranger to performing onstage. He has performed with Ithacappella for three years, singing popular sultry songs by artists, like Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran, as well as older songs from bands like Earth, Wind & Fire. Tyson has also performed with the Ithaca College Choir and the IC Opera Workshop.
The Ithaca New Music Collective, or INMC, is a group of local musicians dedicated to performing pieces written by composers from the college, Cornell and the Ithaca community, with the help of local bars as performance venues.
Ithaca College student brass groups took a master class April 4, where they received feedback on their performances from Leonhard Paul, a member of Austrian brass septet Mnozil Brass.
Despite the tradition of music conservatories focusing primarily on European composers, the Ithaca College School of Music is working to diversify its music selection.
Nelson’s voice doesn’t quite have the same energy as it did when he was younger, but it’s sure to please any fan of his, whether they are fans of country or just fans of the American songbook.
The idea behind forum theatre, an event held by the AAA on Feb. 29, was to create simulations that forced audience members to confront Asian-American stereotypes in a college setting and provide solutions to combat them.