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Catching craze

By | Jan 27, 2011

This spring, be on the lookout for paper frocks, teacup bangles and recycled mail-package shoes. DIY eco-friendly fashion is definitely in. Civic Duty is a socially-minded footwear company that replicates classic Chuck Taylors and Keds, but uses recycled Tyvek®— most commonly used to insulate homes — from FedEx mail packaging. The wrinkled texture gives these…


Measuring results

By | Jan 27, 2011

Survey results have shown a number of employees are dissatisfied with Ithaca College as an employer. The college participated in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” survey, but the college was not listed on the final list of great colleges to work for. President Tom Rochon discussed the survey results at…


Public Safety Log

By | Jan 27, 2011

Selected entries from December 17 to January 8


Hot or Not

By | Jan 27, 2011

Hot Jennifer Lopez Gone are the days of Paula Abdul’s sloppy interviews, outrageous outfits and contestant scandals. Latina pop-queen Jennifer Lopez is one hot chiquita who is stunning “Idol” viewers and contestants alike with her glamour, poise and panache. However, J. Lo had a little too much compassion toward first-round auditionees. Lacking Simon Cowell’s frankness…


Taking a Look Back

By | Jan 21, 2011

Civil rights pioneer and Ithaca resident Dorothy Cotton will help kick-off Ithaca College’s annual MLK Week with its first event at 4 p.m. Monday in Emerson Suites. Watch the audio slideshow to learn more about her work in the civil rights movement, and listen to a poem she read for Martin Luther King, Jr.


Celebrity oops!

By | Dec 9, 2010

In“Brooklyn’s Finest,” Wesley Snipes played Casanova “Caz” Phillips, a drug lord released from prison. It seems life is imitating art a little too much. Though Snipes’ crimes aren’t as exciting, they’re enough for him to potentially spend the next three years in the slammer. As of yesterday Snipes is meant to head to jail today…


Public Safety Log

By | Dec 9, 2010

NOVEMBER 18 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT LOCATION: Alumni Circle SUMMARY: Caller reported a one-car MVA. Fluids leaked from the vehicle, area was cleaned and the vehicle was towed. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF LOCATION: J-lot SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola. MAKING GRAFFITI LOCATION: Upper Water…


Act would give education to undocumented youths

By | Dec 8, 2010

Almost a decade ago, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced a bill that would grant undocumented youths a pathway to legalization. The Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, also known as the DREAM Act, would require undocumented youths to maintain good moral character and either serve in the military…


Online switch

By | Dec 8, 2010

In a move that will save Ithaca College money and answer complaints, Information Technology Services is switching from Blackboard to a new courseware learning system — Sakai.


Accommodating students

By | Dec 8, 2010

The question last year was where would the largest freshman class in college history be housed. And now, as that class prepares to become upperclassmen next year, the question once again is where will they all be housed.


Hot or Not

By | Dec 8, 2010

Hot Gizmos and Gadgets Techies will surely get their geek on this season with the abundance of tech-savvy toys dominating the market. With prices as low as $15, these quality tech trinkets are perfect for everyone. Fitness fanatics and music junkies alike can jam to beats blasting through customized headsets, while computer nerds can supplement…


Video of the Week

By | Dec 8, 2010

Yeshiva University’s all-male Jewish a cappella group, The Maccabeats, went viral with their November release, “Candlelight.” In their rendition of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite,”the hilarious play on Jewish traditions gives the song rise as the new “Hanukkah Song.” While spinning dreidel tops and flipping fresh latkes, the candlelight goes on and on and on through the…