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New York Times film critic A. O. Scott came to campus in February and gave a public talk about “Criticism as a Way of Life.” While on campus, Scott taught a master class in nonfiction writing and met individually with selected writing students. His visit was part of the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series, which also presented readings by fiction writer Chitra Banerjee...

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As a journalism student, Cole Louison ’00 wrote for the Ithacan, helped found the independent student-run magazine Buzzsaw Haircut (now Buzzsaw), and freelanced for the Ithaca Journal. Since graduating, Louison worked for a small newspaper in Martha’s Vineyard and temped at different magazines in New York City (mainly answering phones, he says),...

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Students present research at new event. by Julissa Treviño ’10 with Maura Stephens

Black identity in visual culture, sustainable architecture and design, and gender ideology in German Dadaist art were among the topics presented in April by graduating seniors at the first Art History Senior Symposium.

The art history department faculty instituted the...

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Maple syruping, begun as an independent study project, could grow into a student-run business. by Karin Fleming ’09 with Maura Stephens

Wanted: Someone with a lot of patience who is familiar with forestry, biology, chemistry, fire-building, cooking, marketing, and sales. Must enjoy being outside in the snow, mud, and Ithaca’s biting...

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“Cool” entrepreneur Tom Szaky is an Earth Week visitor. by Erin McKigney ‘09

Tom Szaky wants your juice boxes, bags of potato chips, and packages of cookies. No, he doesn’t have an obsession with junk food; his interest lies in the millions of containers and...

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