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A Camouflaged Community

Posted on May 1st, 2014 by Meagan McGinnes

Strength-based programs help veterans adjust to civilian life Forty thousand fans filled Wrigley Field with hot dogs and peanuts in hand, embracing the summer sun and beaming with pride for their beloved Cubs. Before the ceremonial first pitch, 100 uniformed veterans took the field. All at once, they recited their second oath, one to their […]

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Mainstage Review: Into the Woods

Posted on November 8th, 2013 by Meagan McGinnes

The Ithaca College Theatre Department’s performance of Into The Wood took a bold spin on classic fairytales, bringing to life familiar characters in new and exciting ways.

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Going Digital

Posted on October 10th, 2013 by Meagan McGinnes

Cornell University premiered its online athletics channel on the new Ivy League Digital Network at the Cornell v. Bucknell homecoming football game on Saturday, Sept. 21 in the hopes of attracting a larger fan base.

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Modern-day Muckraker

Posted on May 1st, 2013 by Meagan McGinnes

David Corn, Washington Bureau Chief for Mother Jones and MSNBC analyst, was at Ithaca College on Wednesday, April 17, for the Izzy Awards for outstanding achievement in independent media. He, as well as IC alum and Mother Jones reporter Kate Sheppard and Mother Jones publisher Steve Katz, accepted the award for Mother Jones. Corn has broken stories on presidents, politicians, and other Washington players. He has written for numerous publications and is a talk show regular. His best-selling books include “Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal,” “The Selling of the Iraq War,” and “Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Back Against Boehner, Cantor & the Tea Party.” Corn’s biggest story was breaking the Mitt Romney 47-percent video.

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REVIEW: Spring Awakening

Posted on March 30th, 2013 by Meagan McGinnes

Spring Awakening is the must see production of the entire Ithaca College 2012-2013 main stage season, with fantastic performances of the catchy rock musical score and incredible acting.

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REVIEW: Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by Meagan McGinnes

A night at the opera. Not your typical college outing, but definitely worth the cultural experience that the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts and the School of Music provides through their two one-act operas by Giacomo Puccini, “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi.”

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Dirty Assets

Posted on December 5th, 2012 by Meagan McGinnes

The Divest For Our Future Campaign is a partnership between Better Future Project, Students for a Just and Stable Future and 350.org. According to Divest For Our Future, their main goal is to “have all college and university presidents and boards immediately freeze any new investment in fossil fuel companies and divest from direct or indirect ownership of fossil fuel stocks and bonds within 5 years.”

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Review: Legally Blonde

Posted on November 3rd, 2012 by Meagan McGinnes

Oh my god, oh my god you guys! Looks like the Ithaca College’s Theatre has won the prize with their fall musical rendition of Legally Blonde.

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Review: Man From Nebraska

Posted on October 9th, 2012 by Meagan McGinnes

The play tells of his journey to find meaning to his life through art, love and new friends. However, the heaviness of the show, combined with the extremely slow pacing and sometimes-forced acting did not make this performance one of the best I have seen at IC.

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Review: Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare

Posted on April 28th, 2012 by Meagan McGinnes

The Ithaca College Theatre’s 2011 to 2012 main-stage season ended brilliantly with an erotic dark comedy about hegemony, and the balance between virtue and justice. With some quality acting, eye-catching costumes and a whimsical genre combining both horror and comedy, Measure for Measure proves to be the best show of the spring series.

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