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The name game

By | Mar 25, 2010

As seniors begin to prepare for the day they have been working toward for four years, Ithaca College has yet to announce this year’s Commencement speaker — an important aspect of the celebration.

Local business succeeds in serving Ithaca niche

By | Feb 19, 2010

Images on the wall depict an array of nature scenes from bluebirds in a tree to robins in a field. Other works are abstract, using a variety colors and patterns. But the art that adorns these walls are not paintings. They are quilts. Quilting has always been a creative pursuit for Linda VanNederynen, Katie Burnaby,…

Acting out the easy life

By | Apr 2, 2009

Delighted laughter and singing fills the Whalen Center for Music as the cast of Triple Threat Theatre rehearses its latest production, “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” A general feeling of camaraderie is evident in the actors. Together, they help one another memorize lines with difficult accents and practice dance routines. Their group dynamic is not unlike the…

Fantasies in flight

By | Feb 19, 2009

Ominous trees loom several feet above a young boy. A blithe nightingale floats gracefully around the stage. A bat sweeps forth menacingly with wings spread wide. The trees march forward, exclaiming, “Wicked child!” Even upon stilts, the actors playing the trees move fluidly, while the flying actresses playing the bat and nightingale sing powerfully despite…

Public Safety Incident Log Aug. 30 to Sept. 2

By | Sep 21, 2007

AUGUST 30 UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA LOCATION: J-Lot SUMMARY: Officer reported suspicious persons in the woods. Two people found in possession of marijuana and judicially referred. Master Patrol Officer Charles Ross. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE LOCATION: Gannett Center SUMMARY: Caller reported blood found in a bathroom. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin. IDENTITY THEFT LOCATION: All…

Board grants tenure

By | Mar 8, 2007

The Ithaca College board of trustees granted tenure and promotion to 16 faculty, tenure to one professor and emeritus status to another professor at their February meeting. The following 16 assistant professors were granted tenure and promoted to associate professor: Luanne Andersson, Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology David Brown, Department of Mathematics Beth…

Oscars, schmoscars

By | Feb 23, 2007

With the Academy Awards on Sunday, Hollywood is preparing to recognize the best films of the past year. Accent writers Miranda Pennington, Harry Shuldman and Ben Tietz, on the other hand, would prefer to dish out their own brand of awards to their personal favorites. Best Nude Fight Scene “Borat” In the midst of all…

Oscar picks

By | Feb 22, 2007

The Ithacan’s top film critics list their predictions for the 2007 Academy Awards, airing at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC. Harry Shuldman’s picks Actor: Forest Whitaker “The Last King of Scotland” Supporting Actor: Mark Wahlberg, “The Departed” Actress: Helen Mirren, “The Queen” Supporting Actress: Abigail Breslin, “Little Miss Sunshine” Animated Feature: “Cars” Art Direction: “The…

College Celebrates Black History Month

By | Feb 16, 2007

“Africa to America,” a musical tribute in honor of Black History Month, will be performed by students from the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School; the Community School of the Arts; the Community Unity Music Education Project; the multicultural chorus Voices and Ghanaian xylophonist Bernard Woma. For a Q&A with coordinator Baruch Whitehead, see page…

College reopens after shutdown

By | Feb 15, 2007

After yesterday’s closing due to severe weather, Ithaca College is “currently open and operating normally,” according to the Ithaca College emergency closing hotline. Classes will resume their normal schedule. All dining halls and Ithaca College services should be open. Tompkins County sheriff Peter Meskill lifted the travel advisory as of 7 a.m. this morning, but…

Severe weather shuts down campus

By | Feb 14, 2007

Because of the heavy snow warning in effect until 7 p.m. today, all classes have been canceled. The college is closed and only essential employees are required to come to work, according to the Intercom bulletin. All three dining halls will be open as well as the fitness center, according to the Ithaca College Information…

New directory solves online privacy issues

By | Dec 1, 2006

Students, faculty and staff at the college can now adjust the online directory with privacy settings. In response to student concerns about privacy issues on the Internet, the college made the online directory more secure and informative, said Doreen Hettich-Atkins, coordinator of special services and programs in the Department of Student Affairs and Campus Life.…