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The Benefactor’s Circle, located between the Dillingham fountain and the Peggy R. Williams Center, was created to commemorate IC’s most generous donors. Those attending the October dedication included (from left) Joseph Metz, Susan Baker Sheridan, Gregory Hartz, Thomas Rochon, Peggy Ryan Williams, Natalie Baker, Shirley Hockett, Herman “Skip” Muller Jr. ’51, HDRHL...

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After interviewing seven college-age women in its July 2009 issue about why they remain virgins, Cosmopolitan magazine quoted Rebecca Plante, an associate professor of sociology who has studied the sexual habits of college students. “People tend to assume that these women are waiting for religious or moral reasons or they are prudes or they have sexual hang-ups,”...

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by Courtney Clemente '09

David Ames ’72 is president of Ames Enterprises and director of Global Energy Holdings Group. As an undergraduate TV and radio major, Ames was staff manager for WICB and head of the station’s film and graphic department. Those interests led him to establish the David R. Ames Film Award in the Roy H. Park School of Communications last year...

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A recent grad returns to campus to revive the past and leaves renewed for the future. by Cornell Woodson ’09, former SGA president

Five months out of college and I found myself desperately needing to come back to Ithaca.

After graduation, I moved to Atlanta, Georgia. It is everything I wanted: a large city with bright lights and a rich culture. I have a job that...

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The Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity celebrates 10 years of opening minds. by Lorraine Berry

The week of October 15, 2009, a justice of the peace in Louisiana refused a multiracial couple a marriage license. Ten months into the presidency of a biracial man, in an era pundits have declared “post-racial,” such overt acts of racism seem...

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